Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Minnesota Timberwolves Drop to Phoenix Suns

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Phoenix Suns on Monday, by a score of 114-90.

Kevin Love poured in a game-high 25 points and ripped down 13 rebounds. J.J. Barea added 16 points and five assists for the Timberwolves. The loss puts the Wolves at six consecutive losses. Michael Beasley contributed 12 points and Nikola Pekovic contributed 11 in the loss.

The first quarter was closely played between the Timberwolves and Suns. The Suns held a 21-18 advantage. Leading by one, 24--23, early in the second quarter, the Suns pulled away with a 26-12 run. The Suns held a 50-35 lead with just three minutes until halftime.

Phoenix led 83-86 after three quarters.

The Suns totally took over in the final quarter, outscoring Minnesota 31-22 in the final frame. The Suns lead topped out at 27 on two occasions as Phoenix picked up an easy win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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