Minnesota center Nikola Pekovic drives around Boston forward Brandon Bass for a basket during the first half Monday in Minneapolis.
Pekovic leads Wolves over Boston 110-100
MINNEAPOLIS — Nikola Pekovic bruised and battered the overmatched Boston front line for 29 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-100 victory over the Celtics on Monday night.
Andrei Kirilenko had 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and Dante Cunningham scored 19 points off the bench for the Wolves, who delivered coach Rick Adelman his 998th career victory.
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