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@ Chi 
W 113-112
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@ Mem 
L 101-105
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vs. Det 
W 97-91
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vs. Chi 
5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST4:00 UAE (+1)01:0020:00 ET6:00 PM CT22:00
@ Bkn 
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 PM CT22:30

Young, Wolves hold off Pistons 97-91

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Timberwolves' youth movement is in full effect, with Andrew Wiggins and Co. ushering in a new era in the wake of Kevin Love's departure.

When it came to winning time on Thursday night, however, it was all veterans on the floor. And that's what makes coach Flip Saunders believe the rebuilding effort won't be as drastic as some people expect.

Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 90 seconds to play to lift the Timberwolves to a 97-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons, making Saunders a winner in his first home game as Timberwolves coach since 2005.

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Leaders
Points: Thaddeus Young22.5
Rebounds: Nikola Pekovic9.0
Assists: Ricky Rubio7.5
FG%: Mo Williams60.0%
Steals: Thaddeus Young2.50
Blocks: Gorgui Dieng2.50
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Denver 1 0 1.000 --
Portland 1 0 1.000 --
Minnesota 1 1 .500 0.5
Oklahoma City 0 2 .000 1.5
Utah 0 2 .000 1.5
Full Standings
Offense (Rank)
Points: 99.0 (18)
Rebounds: 45.0 (9)
Assists: 19.0 (22)
FG%: 46.9% (14)
FT%: 70.6% (22)
3P%: 45.5% (6)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 98.0 (14)
Rebounds: 39.5 (13)
Assists: 20.5 (16)
FG%: 46.8% (17)
FT%: 69.7% (9)
3P%: 30.6% (12)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/27/2014 J.J. Barea Waived
10/26/2014 Brady Heslip Waived
10/20/2014 Kyrylo Fesenko Waived
9/20/2014 Kyrylo Fesenko Signed as Free Agent
9/20/2014 Brady Heslip Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/29/2014 Kevin Martin Sore ankle
10/29/2014 Ronny Turiaf Sore hip
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