MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Families in one of Minnesota’s Native American communities now have a new place to play.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx renovated a basketball court for the Indian community of Prairie Island, which was unveiled on Monday, coinciding with Indigenous Peoples Day.
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Lynx star Rachel Banham was on hand for the fun.
“I love it. I think it’s so much fun, especially just playing basketball with the little kids, I love that,” Banham said. “Just run around, have fun. You see how good they are. are happy and how fun it is for them, so I really like that.
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The Tribal Council says the land and additional play space are needed and appreciated. The teams worked with Treasure Island Resort & Casino to make this happen.