Breaking News Bar
updated: 10/13/2012 9:56 PM

Bulls lose to Timberwolves 82-75 in preseason

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Chicago Bulls' Taj Gibson (22) tries to maintain balance as Minnesota Timberwolves' Dante Cunningham defends during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Minneapolis.

      Chicago Bulls' Taj Gibson (22) tries to maintain balance as Minnesota Timberwolves' Dante Cunningham defends during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Minneapolis.

 
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Alexey Shved made two 3-pointers and scored 12 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 82-75 exhibition victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.

Nikola Pekovic had 16 points and 17 rebounds, and Brandon Roy added 13 points in his comeback attempt.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Kirk Hinrich led the Bulls with 15 points, Joakim Noah added 14 points and 13 rebounds. Nazr Mohammed finished with 10 points for Chicago.

The Bulls led 60-58 after three quarters, but Shved, a member of the Russian Olympic team who signed with the Minnesota over the summer, helped the Wolves grab control. He made a free throws with 7:59 to give Minnesota the lead for good at 67-66, and added five points in an 11-0 Minnesota run midway through the fourth quarter.

Chicago played without Luol Deng and Richard Hamilton, both of whom were experiencing general soreness. Minnesota did not have Kevin Love (elbow) or Andrei Kirilenko (left hamstring) available.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.