Min 28 25 17 21 91
Ind 29 13 21 33 96
Date of game: 10/12/2012

Recap: Indiana vs. Minnesota

Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Paul George scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers put forth a furious fourth-quarter rally to record a 96-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves in a preseason matchup from Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Gerald Green added 18 points and Ian Mahinmi compiled 17 points and a team- best eight rebounds to help the Pacers avenge an 84-70 loss to the Timberwolves in Fargo, ND on Wednesday.

Indiana trailed 53-42 at halftime and faced a 75-68 deficit with 10 minutes to play before ripping off 19 consecutive points to move in front. Jeff Pendergraph netted six points during the deciding run and Green had five, including a turnaround jumper that gave the Pacers an 87-75 lead with 6:04 remaining.

Minnesota's Derrick Williams topped all players with 25 points, while Chase Budinger contributed 14 off the bench for the Timberwolves.

Game Notes

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