Timberwolves vs. Bulls: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

December 13th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

Tom Thibodeau won plenty of games at the United Center as the head coach of the Chicago Bulls, but he earned a victory on the other side Tuesday.

Thibodeau's Minnesota Timberwolves came into Chicago and beat the Bulls, 99-94, after falling behind by 21 points in the first half. Minnesota ended a four-game losing streak and moved to 7-18 on the season, while Chicago dropped to 13-11 with its first loss in three games.

It was Thibodeau's first contest against his old team after he went 255-139 with Chicago from 2010 to 2015, and all five of his starters scored in double figures. Zach LaVine led the way with 24 points, while Andrew Wiggins chipped in 23 points and nine rebounds.

Karl-Anthony Towns struggled from the field at 6-of-21 but still finished with a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Ricky Rubio dished out 10 assists, and Gorgui Dieng scored 16 points and played with additional motivation, as Nick Friedell of ESPN.com noted:

As for the Bulls, they played without Rajon Rondo, who was out with an ankle injury, per Cody Westerlund of 670 The Score.< ...

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