Wolves to launch new season ticket campaign

MINNEAPOLIS – The Timberwolves announced Monday that they will launch their new season ticket sales campaign on Friday, March 9.

The campaign, titled “Everyone’s Talking About the Timberwolves,” will feature several new pricing options – totaling 17 price levels – as well as a reduction in some of the discounts that the team had put in place to attract season ticket holders when the team was struggling.

“As more and more fans join the discussion each day, we’re excited to offer additional options, all at an exceptional value,” Timberwolves president Chris Wright said in a release. “The time is now for people to get on board and join the pack – before someone else does.”

The new prices reflect a 6.4 percent decrease in the cost of the most expensive price level, a 1.6 percent increase in the cost of the most expensive non-courtside packages and the addition of a package in which the average individual ticket price is just $5.

So far, nearly 90 percent of the more than 8,000 current season ticket holders have renewed their tickets. The Timberwolves currently rank 11th in the league in attendance, averaging 17,175 per game. That’s a 12.7 percent increase over last year’s attendance, a larger increase than any other team in the league except the Clippers.

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