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NBA: Chicago 87, Minnesota 80

Nov. 10, 2012 at 11:34 PM   |   Comments

CHICAGO, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Nate Robinson came off the bench to pump in 18 points Saturday, sparking the Chicago Bulls to an 87-80 victory over Minnesota.

The Bulls improved to 6-0 in their last six meeting against the Timberwolves with the help of Joakim Noah, who put in 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds.

Luol Deng turned in an all-around game with 16 points, seven boards and four assists for the Bulls.

The Timberwolves, meanwhile, saw their three-game winning streak snapped despite 18 points and eight rebounds from Nikola Pekovic.

Minnesota's Andrei Kirilenko helped out with 11 points, 12 boards and seven assists.

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