MINNEAPOLIS (KTTC-DT/AP) -- Michael Beasley had 21 points and 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves pounded the Milwaukee Bucks on the boards in a 96-85 victory on Friday night.
Kevin Love added 17 points and 16 rebounds, and the Timberwolves (1-1) outrebounded the Bucks 62-39 to get their first win of the season.
Corey Maggette scored 23 points for the Bucks, who shot just 36 percent, including 3 for 20 from 3-point range.
The Timberwolves weren't exactly sharp shooters themselves at 38 percent, but their 26-9 advantage in second-chance points made all the difference.
Luke Ridnour had 13 points, seven assists and six rebounds against his former team and put the exclamation point on the victory by hooking up with Corey Brewer for a jaw-dropping alley-oop with 1:30 to play.