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Timberwolves cruise past 76ers in Philly

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Alexey Shved scored 17 points and Josh Howard had 16 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-88, on Tuesday.

J.J. Barea had 11 points while Derrick Williams, Luke Ridnour and Malcolm Lee added 10 apiece for the Timberwolves, winners in three of their last four.

Evan Turner poured in a game-high 19 points and Jrue Holiday had 13 points and nine assists for the Sixers, who have dropped their last two on the heels of a three-game winning streak.

Jason Richardson had 14 points, seven rebounds and four assists and Thaddeus Young chipped in with 13 points in the setback.

12/04 21:19:22 ET