Timberwolves Security to Use Metal Detectors on Fans

Created: 02/20/2013 2:29 PM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda

Starting Wednesday, Timberwolves fans will have to pass metal detectors at home games.

The team will heighten its security as part of the NBA's ongoing efforts to increase fan safety, the team announced. The new security measures will start Wednesday at its game against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Workers will be screening all fans with handheld metal detectors upon entering the Target Center. The screening will be for all of the team's remaining home games.

To prepare for the new screening, fans should:

Photo contributed by the Timberwolves.