Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine controls the ball in a preseason matchup against the Raptors at the Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday night. Minnesota won, 89-87.
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OTTAWA, Ontario — Gorgui Dieng scored 14 and Tayshaun Prince had 13 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to their first win of the preseason, coming from behind to beat the Toronto Raptors 89-87 on Wednesday night.
For the Wolves, three others scored in double digits. Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones each had 12 and Andrew Wiggins had 11.
Toronto’s James Johnson and Delon Wright each scored 11 points and newly acquired former No. 1 draft pick Anthony Bennett had 10 points and eight rebounds against his former squad.
Canada tour: The teams played at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, as part of the fourth annual NBA Canada Series.
Former star watch: Former member of the Raptors and Timberwolves Chauncey Billups was on hand for the game and given an Ottawa Senators jersey.
Up next: The final stop for the NBA Canada Series is in Montreal on Friday night as the Raptors (3-2) take on the Washington Wizards. The Wolves play at the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.