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Associated Press, Published October 10 2013

Timberwolves top Bucks in NBA preseason action

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Othyus Jeffers had 13 points and six rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 98-89 preseason victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night.

The game was played before a sellout crowd of 3,250 at the Sanford Pentagon, the home of the NBA D-League’s Skyforce.

Fan favorite Nate Wolters, a rookie out of South Dakota State, got the start at point guard for the Bucks. He scored 10 points in 20 minutes.

Milwaukee 29 17 25 18 – 89

Minnesota 25 21 29 23 – 98

MILWAUKEE (89): Butler 5-6 2-3 13, Henson 8-12 0-2 16, Sanders 2-6 0-0 4, Wolters 3-5 3-3 10, Mayo 3-8 0-0 7, Knight 3-6 0-0 7, Raduljica 0-6 2-3 2, Neal 0-2 0-0 0, Graham 3-4 2-2 8, Antetokounmpo 1-6 2-2 4, Czyz 2-2 0-1 4, Ridnour 1-5 0-1 2, Middleton 5-8 0-0 12. Totals 36-76 11-17 89.

MINNESOTA (98): Brewer 3-9 1-2 9, Love 1-4 0-0 2, Pekovic 3-6 4-6 10, Rubio 0-2 3-4 3, Shved 3-4 1-1 9, Dieng 3-6 0-2 6, Jeffers 5-9 3-5 13, Muhammad 3-6 5-6 11, Barea 3-6 0-0 7, Hummel 3-10 3-3 10, Cunningham 1-6 0-0 2, Price 4-10 1-1 10, Brown 2-8 2-3 6. Totals 34-86 23-33 98.

3-Point Goals: Milwaukee 6-13 (Middleton 2-3, Knight 1-1, Butler 1-2, Wolters 1-2, Mayo 1-3, Antetokounmpo 0-1, Ridnour 0-1), Minnesota 7-15 (Shved 2-3, Brewer 2-4, Barea 1-1, Hummel 1-2, Price 1-3, Brown 0-1, Love 0-1). Fouled Out: None. Rebounds: Milwaukee 51 (Antetokounmpo 7), Minnesota 57 (Dieng 9). Assists: Milwaukee 20 (Mayo, Ridnour 4), Minnesota 15 (Barea 4). Total Fouls: Milwaukee 33, Minnesota 19. Technicals: Cunningham, Minnesota defensive three second. A: 3,250 (3,000).