Timberwolves score last 9 points, beat Nets 98-91
BROOKLYN (AP) — Nikola Pekovic converted a tiebreaking three-point play with 48 seconds left, and the Minnesota Timberwolves scored the final nine points of the game to beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-91 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Martin led the Timberwolves with 26 points and rookie Andrew Wiggins, playing in the arena where he was taken by Cleveland with the No. 1 pick in the draft, added 17.
Joe Johnson had 22 points for the Nets (2-2), who had won their last two games. Deron Williams added 19.
Johnson had given the Nets a 91-89 lead with 1:28 remaining before the Timberwolves’ finishing push.