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Wolves defeat Memphis 101-93

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Dec 16, 2013 at 4:05 am

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Love had 30 points and nine rebounds, the Timberwolves hit a season-high 12 3-pointers and Minnesota earned a 101-93 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.

The victory snapped Minnesota's 11-game losing streak to the Grizzlies and also gave the Timberwolves their third win in the last four.

Love was 11 of 21 from the field, including 4 of 8 from outside the arc as Minnesota converted 12 of 26 from long range. Nikola Pekovic scored 19 points, while reserve J.J. Barea had 15. Ricky Rubio finished with 12 points.

Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 28 points before leaving with just under 4 minutes left with a bruised left thigh. Zach Randolph had 20 points and 12 rebounds. Jon Leuer scored 15 and Jerryd Bayless added 14 as Memphis lost its third straight.

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