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Associated Press, Published November 30 2012

Shved, Love lift Timberwolves to win against Milwaukee

MINNEAPOLIS – Alexey Shved scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and Kevin Love overcame a nasty stomach bug to collect 15 points and 14 rebounds in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 95-85 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.

Nikola Pekovic had 14 points and tied a career high with 16 rebounds and J.J. Barea added 15 points and five assists for the Wolves, who are getting star guard Ricky Rubio back at practice this weekend for the first time since he tore an ACL last March.

Larry Sanders had a career-high 10 blocks to go with 10 points and 12 rebounds and Brandon Jennings had 18 points and six boards for the Bucks, who lost backup point guard Beno Udrih to a right leg injury in the fourth quarter.

Milwaukee 30 17 16 22–85

Minnesota 29 28 11 27–95

MILWAUKEE (85): Harris 1-9 2-2 4, Henson 4-7 2-2 10, Dalembert 1-3 0-0 2, Jennings 6-19 3-4 18, Ellis 8-22 1-2 18, Dunleavy 2-9 2-2 7, Sanders 5-7 0-0 10, Udoh 3-6 2-2 8, Udrih 1-4 0-0 2, Lamb 3-7 0-0 6, Przybilla 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 34-93 12-16 85.

MINNESOTA (95): Howard 3-8 2-2 8, Love 5-19 4-7 15, Pekovic 5-12 4-6 14, Ridnour 6-13 3-4 16, Barea 6-10 2-2 15, Shved 5-9 2-2 16, Cunningham 2-9 0-0 4, Williams 2-4 2-4 7, Stiemsma 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 34-87 19-27 95.

3-Point Goals: Milwaukee 5-18 (Jennings 3-6, Ellis 1-3, Dunleavy 1-5, Harris 0-1, Udrih 0-1, Lamb 0-2), Minnesota 8-19 (Shved 4-6, Barea 1-1, Ridnour 1-2, Williams 1-3, Love 1-7). Rebounds: Milwaukee 57 (Sanders 12), Minnesota 67 (Pekovic 16). Assists: Milwaukee 14 (Jennings 4), Minnesota 15 (Barea, Shved 5). Total Fouls: Milwaukee 24, Minnesota 13. A: 16,418 (19,356).