Nikola Pekovic [[ NEE-koh-luh PECK-oh-vitch ]] posted 23 points and nine rebounds to help the Timberwolves defeat the Pistons, 91-80. J.J. Barea added 13 points and 12 assists for Minnesota, which snapped an 11-game slide. Anthony Randolph chipped in with 15 points and 10 boards in the win. The Wolves had not won in April since 2009, a winless streak that spanned 27 games. The Wolves will host the Warriors on Sunday.