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Bates-Diop leads Timberwolves past Cavs in Summer League opener

Bates-Diop leads Timberwolves past Cavs in Summer League opener

Updated: July 05, 2019 09:46 PM

Keita Bates-Diop scored 17 points and Kelan Murphy had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Timberwolves as they beat Cleveland 85-75 in the Las Vegas Summer League on Friday.

Josh Okogie added 14 points, making all 10 free throw attempts. Jarrett Culver, whose draft rights were acquired by Minnesota in a trade, isn't allowed to join the team until after Saturday when the trade is made official.
  
Dylan Windler, one of three first-round 2019 draft picks for the Cavaliers (0-1) on the roster, was 6 of 13 from the floor and had 15 points and eight rebounds. Cleveland's other two first-round picks, Darius Garland and Kevin Porter Jr., did not play while recovering from injuries.
  
Naz Mitrou-Long had 14 points for Cleveland (0-1).

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