Minneapolis (WCCO) — Families in one of the Native American communities in Minnesota now have new places to play.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Bobcats refurbished a basketball court for the Prairie Island Indian community. The court opened on Monday to coincide with Indigenous Peoples Day.
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The Bobcats star Rachel Banham (Rachel Banham) was there and it was fun.
“I like it. I think it’s fun, especially when playing basketball with children. I just like it,” Bannerm said. “Run around and have fun. You will see how happy they are and how fun it is for them, so I really like it.”
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The tribal committee expressed its need and appreciation for the court and the extra gaming space. The team worked with Treasure Island Resort and Casino to achieve this goal.