The Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Indiana Pacers 107-89 in an exhibition NBA game at Target Center on Tuesday night.
Anthony Bennett was outstanding for the Wolves. He scored a team-high 17 points and grabbed five rebounds in just under 17 minutes.
Ricky Rubio also put together a solid game, finishing with 16 points and three assists. Chase Budinger, who has recently been the subject of trade rumors, had a nice showing with 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting.
Indiana's Donald Sloan led the Pacers with 19.
The Wolves rebounded from a slow start as Indiana took a quick 7-0 lead out of the gate. But the Wolves responded to take a 21-19 lead by the end of the quarter.
Minnesota then pushed the lead to double figures with a big second quarter, outscoring the Pacers 31-18 during the stretch. The Wolves were able to maintain the lead through the second half as they shot 51 percent from the floor for the game.