Bucks Take Down Timberwolves
Posted Jul 20 2008 12:26AM
Milwaukee 81, Minnesota 67 (F)
LAS VEGAS, July 19 –
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The Timberwolves (1-3) came out strong, outscoring the Bucks 9-2 in the first six minutes of the game before Milwaukee (3-1) battled back to end the period within five. Milwaukee didn’t let go of the momentum, outscoring the Minnesota 23-16 in the second period to close out the half with a 37-35 lead.
The game stayed close through the third quarter, featuring four lead changes and two ties before the Timberwolves reclaimed the lead midway. The Bucks answered back with Washington racking up seven points in the quarter, to give Milwaukee a five-point lead to start the fourth.
Minnesota, who lost 2008 lottery pick Kevin Love to a sore left Achilles midway through the third quarter, was led by