Minnesota Timberwolves unveil Prince-inspired uniform
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves are paying tribute to Prince with a purple-highlighted uniform.
The team Thursday unveiled Prince-inspired City Edition uniforms. The new look uniforms were created in collaboration between the Timberwolves, Nike and the Prince estate. Prince family members say the "Purple Rain" superstar enjoyed basketball from a young age, both as a player and fan. The new jersey includes a paisley leaf in tribute to Prince's Paisley Park studio, the letters "MPLS" recognizing the Minneapolis Sound and purple touches.
The Timberwolves also plan to recognize and donate to nonprofits that advance causes that were important to Prince. Minnesota will debut the new uniform on Nov. 16 when the Timberwolves face the Portland Trail Blazers at Target Center. The Wolves will wear the uniforms eight times during the regular season.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Trying to keep cool during another heat advisory weekend
Governor considering mask mandate as hospitals beg for help in latest COVID...
Nearly a year after her son's heat-related death, Denham Springs mom on...
Pest control company explains how to avoid home infestations during summer heat
Nakamoto: Racist behavior under investigation at State Police; internal documents show it...