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Wolves release 2016 preseason schedule

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015: Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine goes up for a layup past Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts at Target Center in Minneapolis.

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015: Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine goes up for a layup past Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts at Target Center in Minneapolis.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are heading to Kansas City, Missouri for their preseason opener.

The team's preseason schedule was released on Monday, and features three off-site games, two road games and two home games.

The Wolves will open the preseason against the Miami Heat on Oct. 8 in Kansas City, Missouri, heading out on a five-game road trip before making their home debut against the Memphis Grizzlies on Oct. 19.

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Timberwolves Preseason Schedule

DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIPOFF
Oct. 8 Miami Heat Kansas City 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 10 Charlotte Hornets Charlotte 6 p.m.
Oct. 12 Denver Nuggets Lincoln 7 p.m.
Oct. 15 Miami Heat Louisville 6 p.m.
Oct. 16 Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma City 6 p.m.
Oct. 19 Memphis Grizzlies Minneapolis 7 p.m.
Oct. 21 Charlotte Hornets Minneapolis 7 p.m.