ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Malika Andrews were the first to report talks about whether or not the Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves should play on Monday night following a police shooting in the Minneapolis suburbs.
The Minnesota Twins postponed their game against the Boston Red Sox, which was scheduled to start at 2:10 p.m. The NBA followed suit shortly thereafter. The league office announced that the game would be postponed and released a statement regarding the decision:
“The National Basketball Association announced today that in light of the tragic events in the Minneapolis area yesterday, tonight’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center has been postponed.