Turnovers Hurt Timberwolves in Loss to Suns
PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Knight rebounded from a one-point outing in his last game to make seven 3-pointers and score 25 points, helping the Phoenix Suns beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-101 on Sunday.
Knight scored nine of his points in the fourth quarter, all on 3s.
The Timberwolves committed 24 turnovers, including nine in the third quarter, which helped the Suns get out in transition and take control of the game for good. Phoenix scored 43 points off turnovers for the game.
Zach LaVine led the Wolves with 28 points and Kevin Martin added 19.
The Suns didn't score for more than 4 minutes during the fourth quarter as Minnesota cut into a 19-point lead, but P.J. Tucker's 3-pointer at the 7:54 mark followed by Eric Bledsoe's steal and dunk gave Phoenix a 90-75 lead.