Wolves Impress In Preseason Opener

Written By Associated Press

TIMBERWOLVES 117, PELICANS 114

D’Angelo Russell scored 19 points as Minnesota held on at home. Karl-Anthony Towns added 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

Anthony Edwards, last season’s runner-up for Rookie of the Year, chipped in 10 points.

Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 22 points and rookie Trey Murphy III made six 3-points and added 21.

Brandon Ingram had 14 for the Pelicans, who are without Zion Williamson as he recovers from a broken bone in his foot.

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