Chi 20 20 20 15 75
Min 19 18 21 24 82
Date of game: 10/13/2012

Recap: Minnesota vs. Chicago

Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Nikola Pekovic had 16 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Chicago Bulls, 82-75, in a preseason matchup at Target Center.

Brandon Roy had 13 points and four assists, Lou Amundson contributed five points and nine rebounds and Dante Cunningham chipped in with nine points.

Alexey Shved, who signed a three-year deal with Minnesota over the summer after playing six years in the Russian Superleague, contributed 15 points on 4-of-7 shooting for the Timberwolves, who improved to 2-1 in the preseason.

Joakim Noah had 14 points and 13 boards and Kirk Hinrich shot 3-for-5 from behind the arc on his way to a 15-point night for the Bulls, who fell to 1-2 this preseason.

Nazr Mohammed had 10 points and six boards, and Jimmy Butler played 48 minutes, netting nine points and grabbing eight rebounds.

Although the game was tied at 68-68 with 6:57 to play, the Bulls shot only 3- of-14 down the stretch, allowing Minnesota to edge out the seven-point victory.

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