Timberwolves surge past BullsOct 15, 2008 - 3:05 AM CHICAGO (Ticker) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves overcame a 19-point deficit to post a 96-86 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday.
The first and second quarters could not have been more opposite. Chicago surged to a 30-13 advantage only to see Minnesota erupt in the second 12 minutes, outscoring the Bulls, 33-15, for a 46-45 lead at intermission.
Minnesota edged away to a 68-63 lead after three quarters. The Timberwolves led 86-83 late in the fourth quarter before Kevin Ollie hit two baskets to ignite an 8-0 run that salted away the victory.
Corey Brewer led Minnesota with 15 points and nine rebounds. The Timberwolves placed six players in double figures, including four off the bench.
Chicago was led by Drew Gooden with 20 points. Andres Nocioni added 18 and Luol Deng scored 15.
CHICAGO 86 FINAL
Oct 14 10:59 PM
CHICAGO 63 END, 3RD QTR
Oct 14 10:26 PM
CHICAGO 45 HALFTIME
Oct 14 9:45 PM
CHICAGO 30 END, 1ST QTR
Oct 14 9:08 PM
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