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Unfortunate advertising synergies

When bad basketball and bad business combine.
By David Brauer

What happens when the coach-firing Minnesota Timberwolves meet Denny Hecker, who abruptly closed several Advantage Rent-A-Car locations the same day?

Here’s a shot of the Timbies’ home page, from about 4:15 Monday afternoon:

Proud partners, indeed.

Update: An eagle-eyed reader also notes that Tom Petters’ Polaroid is a Wolves sponsor. Its ads are prominent on the Target Center scoreboard.