Timberwolves chop down Bucks in exhibition finale, 110-91

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday.

Chase Budinger also scored 15 for the Timberwolves, who started the game on a 12-1 run and never trailed.

The Timberwolves (4-2) opened the third quarter on a 10-0 run to build a 16-point lead. Milwaukee cut it to nine points twice early in the fourth, but Minnesota went up by as many as 23 later in the quarter.

Rookie Jabari Parker had 18 points for Milwaukee (3-4), including 12 in the second quarter. Nate Wolters added 14 for the Bucks.