Fox Sports North teams up with Timberwolves to host broadcast auction on Jan. 27

FOX Sports North is partnering with the Timberwolves to host the team’s first-ever broadcast auction benefiting the FastBreak Foundation, which provides and supports hands-on programs that positively impact Minnesota youth. The auction will take place Monday, Jan. 27. Throughout the FOX Sports North telecast of the Timberwolves game against the Bulls, fans will have the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind Wolves experiences.

Early bidding runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday. Television coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. with "Wolves Live presented by Century Link" and phone lines re-open again when the Wolves tip-off at 7:00 p.m. Bid updates will be available on timberwolves.com/auction and throughout FOX Sports North’s broadcast. Winning bids will be announced during Wolves Live postgame.

Bids can be placed by calling 612-673-1275.

Items for Bid Include:

  • Kids Birthday Package — Birthday party for up to ten kids hosted by mascot Crunch at the Mall of America’s Sky Deck. Package includes food, beverage, bowling and $400 in Sky Deck Game Cards. Winning bidder also receives the opportunity for their child to have a picture taken with their favorite Wolves player after a practice. Starting bid: $500
  • NBA Summer League Trip to Las Vegas — Trip for two, includes airfare, 4 days/3 nights lodging on the Vegas Strip and tickets to all Wolves Summer League games. Starting bid: $500
  • Ultimate Fan Package — Suite for up to 20 attendees at the Saturday, Feb. 8 Wolves game against Portland, courtside seating with FOX Sports North announcers for pre-game shootaround, in-game suite visit from Flip Saunders, Milt Newton, Crunch and the Timberwolves Dancers, and a postgame meet-and-greet on court with Timberwolves players and coaches. Includes a $500 food and beverage credit. Starting bid: $1,000

Collectively the auction items are valued at more than $8,000. Bids are accepted in $50 increments.