MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 2 (Ticker) -- The Phoenix Suns saved their best for last to finish up a wildly successful six-game road trip.

Amaré Stoudemire led six players in double figures with 23 points as the Suns used a dominant third quarter to roll to a 108-79 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Phoenix went 5-1 on its season-high road trip, averaging a remarkable 121.0 points in the five wins. The Suns bounced back from their lone loss at Memphis on Tuesday to hand Minnesota its fourth-worst home loss in franchise history.

The Timberwolves had their lowest-scoring performance this season, eclipsing an 80-point output against Orlando on Jan. 12.

"The Wolves are a good team," Phoenix swingman Quentin Richardson said. "But I don't care who you're playing, 5-1 is a good road series. We got some good roadkill on this trip. We got some bucks, a wolf, a raptor. We missed the bear, though."

Stoudemire dominated the second quarter with 14 points, helping the Suns to a 60-45 halftime lead. When the Timberwolves collapsed inside in the second half, Stoudemire's sharpshooting teammates took over.

Shawn Marion scored 11 points in the third quarter, hitting three of Phoenix's eight 3-pointers in the period. Richardson and Jim Jackson had two 3-pointers apiece, with Jackson hitting back-to-back from long range late in the quarter to give the Suns their largest lead, 95-55.

"We were up 40 and we could have been up 50 or 60, but we took the fourth quarter off," Stoudemire said.

Phoenix emptied its bench for the final period and managed just 13 points, long after the game had been decided.

"This was a fun game," Richardson said. "Everybody was playing great D, especially on Kevin (Garnett). We were making shots and making plays."

It was less fun for the Timberwolves, whose starters were outscored, 88-48.

"Tonight there was one team that was playing loose and making plays and one that was just out there," Minnesota guard Troy Hudson said. "You can't do that against a team like Phoenix. They thrive when they play fast and loose and they're too good to let them play their game."

Marion scored 19 points, Richardson added 17 and Steve Nash 15 and 11 assists for Phoenix, which returns home to face New York on Saturday.

The Timberwolves trailed 49-39 in the second quarter when guard Sam Cassell left with a bruised right shoulder. He did not return and his team was unable to rally without him.

Garnett scored a career-high 47 points in the last meeting between the teams -- a 122-115 win for the Suns on Jan. 4 -- but was held to 12 points on 6-of-14 shooting in this one.

"We wanted to run at (Garnett) and get the ball out of his hands," Phoenix coach Mike D'Antoni said. "His energy is crucial for the Wolves. We know that if we make others shoot, they're going to have to hit a lot of jumpers to beat us, because we know we're going to score a lot of points."

"It felt like high school out there tonight," said Garnett, who grabbed 13 rebounds. "I haven't been triple-teamed that many times since then. But it's my job to fight through and still lead the team. We'll get it turned around; we're still a confident team."

Garnett has scored a combined 27 points on 13-of-29 shooting in his last two games, both losses.

"(Garnett) is a great player, but his team is struggling now, and he can't do it all by himself," Suns center Steven Hunter said. "But tonight it didn't seem like he had the passion for the game that he has had in the past. He just wasn't having any fun."

Making his first start since Jan. 12, Wally Szczerbiak scored 16 points for the Timberwolves, who were 3-of-21 from 3-point range and turned the ball over 18 times.