Friday , Nov , 14 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Minnesota Timberwolves Team Report – November 14

=== Minnesota Timberwolves Team Report – November 14 ===

(Sports Network) – Latrell Sprewell hit a three-pointer to tie the game late
in regulation and a tough jumper to put the Timberwolves ahead for good in
overtime, as Minnesota defeated Chicago, 92-89, on Thursday at the United
Center.

Sprewell finished with 27 points and eight rebounds as the Timberwolves beat
Chicago for the ninth straight time. Kevin Garnett added 19 points and 17
rebounds for Minnesota, which has won three of four.

With the game tied at 86-86 in overtime, Sprewell hit a turnaround jumper from
just inside the three-point line as the shot clock expired, putting the
Timberwolves ahead for good with 57 seconds to play.

After the two teams traded turnovers, Chicago’s Scottie Pippen misfired on a
corner three. Sam Cassell was then fouled and hit both of his free throws.
Cassell later hit two more free throws to help secure the victory.

Cassell finished with 17 points and five assists.

The Timberwolves are host the Utah Jazz tonight.

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