Team Logo. The Minnesota Timberwolves are a team in the National Basketball Association. They compete in the Western Conference (NBA). They get their name from the large timber wolf population in the state of Minnesota. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Minnesota_Timberwolves?oldid=5643" Categories: National Basketball Association teams Western Conference (NBA) teams Teams in Minnesota Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.