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Wiggins, Wolves hold off late charge by Suns in 121-116 win

Wiggins, Wolves hold off late charge by Suns in 121-116 win Click to Enlarge Photo: AP - Paul Battaglia

Mar 28, 2016 at 10:36 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 32 points, Karl-Anthony Towns added 27 points and 10 boards and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Phoenix Suns 121-116 on Monday night.

Wiggins needed just 13 field goal attempts to score his points. He made 17 of 21 free throws and 3 of 5 3-pointers as the Wolves won for the third time in their last four games. Minnesota shot 50.6 percent and turned 21 Suns turnovers into 26 points.

Devin Booker scored 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter as the Suns mounted a furious comeback from 20 down. Brandon Knight scored 30 points and tied a career high with seven 3-pointers, but the Suns lost for the eighth time in their last 11 games.

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