PISTONS 64, TIMBERWOLVES 59
Second-round pick Bruce Brown had 15 points, 11 rebounds and six assists and made a pair of free throws with 1.4 seconds left to help Detroit (2-2) hold off Minnesota.
The Timberwolves closed a 19-point halftime deficit down to 47-43 by the end of the third quarter and briefly led early in the fourth. But Detroit retook the lead and Minnesota missed a pair of 3-point attempts that would have tied it in the final minute.
Khyri Thomas made a pair of free throws with 6.5 seconds left to make it a two-possession game for the Pistons.
Keita Bates-Diop had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Timberwolves (2-2).
Detroit will face Chicago in the second round.
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