Timberwolves win 10th straight over Pistons, 112-101 - WNEM TV 5

Timberwolves win 10th straight over Pistons, 112-101

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -  Nikola Pekovic scored 29 points and Kevin Martin added 24 to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to their third straight victory, 112-101 over the sluggish Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.
   Minnesota had not even won back-to-back games this season until this modest streak. The Timberwolves led throughout against the Pistons despite the absence of guard Ricky Rubio, who is still recovering from a left ankle injury. Andrew Wiggins scored 18 points for Minnesota, and Thaddeus Young added 16.
   Andre Drummond had 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Pistons, going 8 of 8 from the field.
   Detroit trailed 74-55 in the third quarter before fighting back to make a game of it. It was 83-79 early in the fourth, but a 3-pointer by Wiggins started an 18-6 run for Minnesota. The Timberwolves have won 10 straight over the Pistons.

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