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Minnesota Timberwolves Schedule 2011-2012 Announced Tonight

The NBA Lockout has already cost teams 16 games out of its regular 82-game season, but starting on Christmas the revised 66-game schedule will now go through April 26. For the Minnesota Timberwolves, the full 66-game revised slate will be announced tonight at 7 p.m. The schedule itself will break down like this:

Individual Team Schedule Breakdown

Conference Games: 48

• Play 6 teams 4 times (2 home, 2 away)

• Play 4 teams 3 times (2 home, 1 away)

• Play 4 teams 3 times (1 home, 2 away)

Non-Conference Games: 18

• Play 3 teams 2 times (1 home, 1 away)

• Play 6 teams 1 time at home

• Play 6 teams 1 time away

Back to Back to Backs: All teams with at least 1; no more than 3

Playoff Back to Backs: Possible in second round

The way it breaks down, six Eastern Conference teams will not be coming to the Target Center this season. The playoffs are now scheduled to begin on April 28, just two days after the scheduled end of the regular season.

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.