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Timberwolves win in overtime

The Star Tribune reported Wednesday the Timberwolves won their final game of the season against the Milwaukee Bucks 110-101 in overtime at the Target Center.

With the victory, Minnesota finished with three wins in their final four games and 22 overall. The win tied the Wolves with Memphis for the league’s third-worst record.

“We need to win games,? guard Randy Foye said. “If we lose games, what does that say?? (Star Tribune)

Foye led the Wolves in scoring with a career-high 32 points, which included 10 of the Wolves’ 16 overtime points.

However, the victory diminished Minnesota’s chance of winning the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA draft. The Wolves moved from a 15.6 percent chance to either a 13.8 or 13.7 percent chance, which could either be third or fourth best, depending on the blind draw with Memphis on Friday.

The Pioneer Press reported fans gave the Wolves a standing ovation for their effort, even after a 60-loss season. However, in the last 22 games, Minnesota went 10-12, which may be signs of a better season next year.

“It was an up and down season,? Minnesota’s Al Jefferson said. “I look at this season as a learning process.? (Pioneer Press)

Yet, six of the Wolves’ roster will be free agents in the offseason and Minnesota will most likely have a high draft pick in the coming draft.

For most of the game the Timberwolves trailed the Bucks. However, Minnesota tied the game twice in the fourth quarter, which stayed the same after Rashad McCants missed a potential winning shot before the buzzer sounded.

Afterwards Foye dominated the game and led the Wolves to the victory.