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The Timberwolves took better care of the ball in the third quarter, committing just three turnovers and cutting the deficit to 79-73 heading into the fourth. Kirilenko scored seven points in the third and Pekovic had six.
Landry Fields opened the fourth with a dunk and Toronto scored nine of the first 12 points of the quarter, opening an 88-76 lead on Anderson's 3-pointer with 8:47 left.
Timberwolves guard Jose Barea was accidentally kicked in the face by teammate Dante Cunningham midway through the second quarter and stayed down before being helped off the court for treatment. Barea was diagnosed with a mild concussion and did not return.
NOTES: Toronto rookie Terrence Ross scored his first NBA basket on a jump shot in the fourth. ... Raptors F Linas Kleiza missed his second straight game because of personal reasons. ... Minnesota makes its first visit to Brooklyn on Monday night to face the Nets. ... The Timberwolves finished with 24 turnovers, leading to 32 Toronto points.
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