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Love helps Timbwerwolves outlast Suns, 127-124

Updated: 13 March 2012 11:33 IST

Kevin Love scored 13 of his game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the Phoenix Suns 127-124 on Monday.

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Kevin Love scored 13 of his game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the Phoenix Suns 127-124 on Monday.

Nikola Pekovic scored 24 points and Derrick Williams added 19 to help the Timberwolves snap a nine-game losing streak in Phoenix.

Jared Dudley scored a season-high 28 points, Steve Nash had 25 and Channing Frye added 18 for the Suns, who snapped a three-game winning streak.

Sebastian Telfair scored six points in seven seconds,converting a four-point play and stealing the ensuing inbounds pass and scoring a layup , to give the Suns a 111-107 lead with 6:38 left.

Luke Ridnour put Minnesota ahead for good, 121-120, with 1:50 to go and the Timberwolves made six straight free throws in the final 37.8 seconds to close out the game.

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