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What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves on opening day

During a whirlwind offseason following a first-round playoff exit, the team acquired big man Rudy Gobert, who will join the starting lineup with Karl-Anthony Towns, Jaden McDaniels, Anthony Edwards and D'Angelo Russell.

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New Minnesota Timberwolves player Rudy Gobert, center, shares a laugh with team president Tim Connelly, left, and head coach Chris Finch during an introductory news conference at the Target Center in Minneapolis on July 6, 2022.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves open the 2022-23 campaign at 7 p.m. Wednesday night, hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder at Target Center.

During a whirlwind offseason following a first-round playoff exit, the team acquired big man Rudy Gobert, who will join the starting lineup with Karl-Anthony Towns, Jaden McDaniels, Anthony Edwards and D'Angelo Russell.

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