Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
MINNEAPOLIS -- While this NBA season is still early, it is becoming clear that the Minnesota Timberwolves may no longer be a Western Conference basement dweller. They keep finding ways to win games. On Monday night, Minnesota rallied from a 22-point deficit to win at New Jersey. The Timberwolves followed that up Friday night by turning a game that appeared destined for overtime into a 96-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers. That's because Minnesota's Chase Budinger caught the Indiana defense napping. With less than a second left, Budinger cut hard to the basket without the ball. Andrei Kirilenko found Budinger for an easy game-winning layup that keeps the Timberwolves atop the Northwest Division. "The whole play was set up for A.K.," Budinger said. "My running up to the top of the key was just trying to create a little diversion. I waited there. I saw A.K. get the ball and about to shoot the turnaround jumper. I just tried to sprint down and look for a tip in or something like ...
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