Pekovic, Wolves top Pistons

Minneapolis, MN ( – Nik Pekovic had 17 points and 10
rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Detroit Pistons 97-91 on
Thursday night.

Thaddeus Young posted 19 points, Ricky Rubio supplied 11 points and eight
assists and Mo Williams added 13 points and four assists for Minnesota, which
fell at Memphis in its opener Wednesday night.

Caron Butler tallied 24 points and eight rebounds off the bench to lead the
Pistons, who lost at Denver to open their season Wednesday.

D.J. Augustin provided 20 points and six assists, while Andre Drummond put up
11 points and 12 boards in defeat.