Timberwolves vs. Suns Game 1 preview: 2024 NBA Playoff tickets, TV channel, radio, injury report, start time

The Minnesota Timberwolves will look to start the first round of the 2024 NBA Playoff with a win when they host the Phoenix Suns in Game 1 on Saturday.

Minnesota finished the regular season third in the West with a record of 56-26. The Wolves were 30-11 at home and led the league in defense with a 108.4 defensive rating.

Here’s everything you need to know about Game 1 between Wolves vs. Suns in the first round of the 2024 NBA Playoffs on Saturday, including start time, how to get tickets to the game, watch it on TV and listen on the radio.

Game 1 tickets, doors, start time, giveaways

Tickets: Get Tickets

Get Tickets Doors: 1 PM

1 PM Start Time: 2:30 PM

2:30 PM Giveaways: White Playoff Tee, presented by Sprite & Howl Towel, presented by U.S. Bank

Doors to this 2:30 PM game will open at 1 PM. You can get tickets to the game here.

All fans at Game 1 will get a white Playoff tee, presented by Sprite and Howl Towel, presented by U.S. Bank.

To help create a vibrant, home court advantage, all fans are encouraged to wear white to Game 1.

With several other downtown events happening around the same time as Game 1, fans should plan ahead and arrive early to avoid traffic delays.

How to watch and listen to Wolves vs. Suns

Date: Saturday, April 20

Saturday, April 20 Start Time: 2:30 PM CT

2:30 PM CT TV channel: Bally Sports North | ESPN

Bally Sports North | ESPN Radio: iHeartRadio | Timberwolves app | KFAN

iHeartRadio | Timberwolves app | KFAN Where: Target Center | Minneapolis, MN

Taking place at Target Center in downtown Minneapolis, Wolves vs. Suns will be broadcast live on Bally Sports North at 2:30 PM on Saturday, April 20. Play-by-play announcer Michael Grady and color analyst Jim Peterson will be calling the game for Bally Sports North.

This game will also be broadcast nationally on ESPN. Play-by-play announcer Mark Jones, color analyst Hubie Brown and sideline reporeter Jorge Sedano will be calling the game for ESPN.

You can listen to Alan Horton, the radio voice of the Timberwolves, call the game on iHeartRadio’s Timberwolves channel, KFAN and the Timberwolves app. The Timbe

Injury report

Note: Today’s injury report may be updated before the start of the game.



Minnesota has no injuries to report.


Out: Damion Lee

Damion Lee (Right Meniscus Surgery) is out.


Wolves: Classic Edition

Classic Edition Suns: Icon Edition

The Wolves will be wearing their Classic Edition uniforms against the Suns. Phoenix will be playing in their purple Icon Edition uniforms.

What to know about the Suns

Phoenix finished the regular season sixth in the West with a 49-33 record. The Suns went 24-17 on the road this season.

Phoenix went 3-0 against Minnesota in the regular season. The Suns won two games at home and one in Minnesota.

The Suns had the 10th ranked offense (116.8 offensive rating) and were ranked 13th on defense (113.7 defensive rating).

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