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Pekovic pushes Minnesota past Phoenix

Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Nikola Pekovic led six Minnesota players in double figures with 28 points, as the Timberwolves edged the Phoenix Suns, 111-107, on Saturday.

Kevin Love had 23 points and 18 rebounds and Andrei Kirilenko chipped in with 20 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Timberwolves, who put the brakes on a two-game skid.

Alexey Shved had 12 points and 10 assists while J.J. Barea and Derrick Williams added 10 points apiece in the victory.

Luis Scola poured in a game-high 33 points and 10 rebounds, Shannon Brown had 21 points and Goran Dragic added 16 points and 12 assists for the Suns, who fell to 2-13 on the road this season.

12/29 22:31:21 ET