Gorgui Dieng Scores 14 to Lead Minnesota Timberwolves to 89-87 Win over Toronoto Raptors
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Gorgui Dieng scored 14 and Tayshaun Prince had 13 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to their first win of the preseason, coming from behind to beat the Toronto Raptors 89-87 on Wednesday night.
Three others scored in double digits. Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones each had 12 and Andrew Wiggins had 11.
James Johnson and Delon Wright each scored 11 points and newly acquired former No. 1 draft pick Anthony Bennett had 10 points and eight rebounds.
The teams played at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, as part of the fourth annual NBA Canada Series.
Former member of the Raptors and Timberwolves Chauncey Billups was on hand for the game and given an Ottawa Senators jersey.
The final stop for the NBA Canada Series is in Montreal on Friday night as the Raptors (3-2) take on the Washington Wizards. The Wolves play at the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.
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