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Timberwolves use big second quarter to grab win over Memphis

MINNEAPOLIS -- A 37-point second quarter for the Minnesota Timberwolves spurred a 106-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at Target Center on Saturday.The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for Memphis, which entered the night winners in ...

MINNEAPOLIS - A 37-point second quarter for the Minnesota Timberwolves spurred a 106-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at Target Center on Saturday.
The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for Memphis, which entered the night winners in six of seven overall.
Trailing by one with 35 seconds left, the Grizzlies had the ball to inbound in the offensive end of the court, but were called for a five-second violation.
Wolves guard Ricky Rubio made two free throws to make it a three-point game and Grizzlies guard Mike Conley missed a runner in the lane. Andrew Wiggins made a pair of free throws to provide the final margin.
Rubio finished with 15 points and 12 assists. Wolves forward Shabazz Muhammad led all scorers with 25 points in 33 minutes off the bench.
Guard Mario Chalmers led the Grizzles with 19 points in a reserve role. Center Marc Gasol was one of two starters in double figures with 17 points for Memphis.

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