The Timberwolves won 84-70 at the FargoDome Wednesday night in their preseason opener.  Chase Budinger and Nikola Pekovic each scored 14 points, Brandon Roy scored 13 points in 24 minutes on 5-9 shooting and Kevin Love added 12 points and 8 rebounds for Minnesota.  Andrei Kirilenko in his Timberwolves debut had just 3 points in 27 minutes and Alexey Shved in his Wolves' debut didn't score in 21 minutes.

The Timberwolves will play another preseason game at Indiana at 6pm Friday.  Minnesota will host Chicago Saturday night at 7pm, hear Saturday's game on WJON.