NBA: Wiggins leads Timberwolves to overtime win over Bulls

Minnesota Timberwolves centre Karl-Anthony Towns (#32) shooting over Chicago Bulls centre Joakim Noah (left) during the NBA game at the United Centre on Nov 7, 2015.
Minnesota Timberwolves centre Karl-Anthony Towns (#32) shooting over Chicago Bulls centre Joakim Noah (left) during the NBA game at the United Centre on Nov 7, 2015.PHOTO: REUTERS/DAVID BANKS - USA TODAY SPORTS

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Guard Andrew Wiggins scored 31 points as the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the Chicago Bulls for a 102-93 overtime win in the National Basketball Association on Saturday.

Rookie centre Karl-Anthony Towns scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to post his third double-double in five games. Forward Nemanja Bjelica added 17 points and 11 rebounds off the bench for Minnesota.

Centre Pau Gasol scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. Forward Tony Snell scored 14 points off the bench for Chicago.

After a back-and-forth game that featured 15 ties and 18 lead changes, Minnesota outscored Chicago 9-0 in overtime. The Bulls shot 0-for-9 during the extra session.

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Magic 105 76ers 97: Guard Elfrid Payton scored 12 of his season-high 20 points in the final 7min 45sec as the Orlando Magic held off the Philadelphia 76ers.

Payton led seven players in double figures for Orlando, with forward Evan Fournier scoring 17, Victor Oladipo 15, Dewayne Dedmon 12 and guard Mario Hezonja 11.

Forward Aaron Gordon and centre Jason Smith contributed 10 apiece.

Hawks 114 Wizards 99: Forward Kent Bazemore had a career-high 25 points and the Hawks pulled away with a finishing kick after a cold shooting start for a 114-99 victory over the turnover-plagued Washington Wizards.

Forward Paul Millsap added 21 points as the Hawks forced 25 turnovers.

Bucks 94 Nets 86: Centre Greg Monroe scored 20 points and guard Jerryd Bayless added 19 off the bench as the Milwaukee Bucks extended their winning streak to four games with a 94-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.

Monroe hit 8-of-16 shots and was 4-for-5 from the free-throw line but failed to record a double-double for the first time this season, finishing with eight rebounds.

Bayless scored 14 of his points in the second half, as the Bucks broke a 55-55 half-time tie with a 23-point third quarter and took a 78-72 lead into the fourth.

Shooting guard Khris Middleton chipped in with 14 points for the Bucks and also added nine rebounds and seven assists in 33 minutes.

Centre Brook Lopez had 20 points to lead the winless Nets, but only four of those came in the second half and he missed most of the fourth quarter with a sore right foot.

Spurs 114 Hornets 94: Small forward Kawhi Leonard scored 23 points as San Antonio went berserk offensively in the third quarter of a 114-94 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

The Spurs shot 55.6 per cent for the game, but it was not until their 42-point explosion in the third quarter that they took control.

Guard Manu Ginobili knocked down three three-pointers and point guard Patty Mills added another one in the middle of a 24-2 run late in the third that turned a six-point deficit into an 89-73 advantage.

Mavericks 107 Pelicans 98: Guard Deron Williams scored 19 points and forward Dirk Nowitzki added 18 for Dallas, who needed a game-deciding 17-5 run in the fourth quarter to top the injury-ravaged New Orleans Pelicans 107-98.

The Pelicans dropped to 0-6 and remain the last team in the Western Conference without a victory.

New Orleans only suited up nine players. In addition to the myriad injuries that have hit the club, starting point guard Jrue Holiday sat out the game to rest.

Power forward Anthony Davis followed a 40-point effort on Friday with game-high 25 points to go along with six rebounds, four assists and two blocks.