Opening Weekend for The Iowa Wolves Is Almost Here

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Do you have an aspiring basketball player in your family? A kid who dreams of one-day playing basketball in the big leagues? Then watching the NBA G League Iowa Wolves play at Wells Fargo Arena should be on their bucket list! 

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With more than 50% of current NBA players first making their appearance in the NBA G League, the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise is focused on developing next-level talent in Des Moines. Local media is starting to take notice as referenced in the Travis Hines Des Moines Register article from August 2022.

“One mostly undiscussed aspect for the franchise, though, is how the new president of basketball operations Tim Connelly, and the front office he leads will utilize the Iowa Wolves, its G League affiliate in Des Moines since 2017. 

“We hope it provides an avenue and an environment for both players and staff to work on their craft and ultimately help the Timberwolves,” Connelly said. “It’s a great opportunity to give players bigger roles and allow them to continue to better their game”

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Iowa Wolves games are great for all ages and they have created an A to Z tutorial for all new fans before coming to Wells Fargo Arena this year at

Don’t miss the Iowa Wolves opening weekend Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 6 at 3 p.m. in Wells Fargo Arena. They are welcoming former Iowa stand-out Luka Garza and a crop of young, hungry Wolves to town.

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Opening night is Premiere Night sponsored by Kwik Star and up to $2000 in gift cards will be given away to fans during the night as well as FREE shirts to the first 1000 fans in the door.

Sunday, November 6 is Marvel Super Hero Day. It will include character appearances from Captain America and Black Panther and 3000 FREE special edition comic books. The players will be wearing one-of-a-kind themed jerseys.

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Several special ticket packages are available at including a $55 two-
game/four ticket offer with a commemorative card for Opening Night or take advantage of a special 8-game offer to heat up your whole winter with games and commemorative hot sauce from Brown Dogs Farm at

The Iowa Wolves are committed to the community. Learn more about their efforts before coming out to a game please check out

If opening weekend doesn’t work for you, check out the full promotional schedule here.

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