MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Kevin Garnett had 26 points and Wally Szczerbiak added 22 Friday night as the Minnesota Timberwolves scored the final 15 points in a 122-114 exhibition victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Al Harrington's basket with 3:49 remaining gave Indiana a 114-107 lead. Szczerbiak responded with a basket, Chauncey Billups hit a three-pointer and a tip-in by Sam Mitchell tied the score with 2:24 to go.
After Jalen Rose and rookie Norman Richardson each missed jumpers that could have given Indiana (3-5) the lead, Mitchell made a long three-pointer with 1:37 left. Szczerbiak added a basket and William Avery hit a three-pointer for the final margin.
Terrell Brandon finished with 18 points and Rasho Nesterovic added 15 for Minnesota (6-1), which shot 58 percent. Garnett also handed out 10 assists and grabbed six rebounds.
Rose and Harrington each scored 24 points for Indiana, which held a 45-36 rebounding edge. Reggie Miller scored 18 points while Jeff Foster collected 13 and 11 rebounds. Harrington also had a double-double for the Pacers with 10 rebounds.
Rookie Jamaal Tinsley, who has been named Indiana's starting point guard, hit just one of eight field goal attempts for two points, but dished out 10 assists in 23 minutes.