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Rubio's big night not enough as Suns eclipse Wolves late

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Minnesota Wolves 104

Phoenix Suns 107

A barrage of fourth quarter three's allowed the Phoenix Suns to come from behind to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-104 Monday night in Phoenix.

It was just the third time all season the Suns have won a game when trailing heading into the fourth quarter.

1. Teletovic hits the game winner

Mirza Teletovic got red hot late, he knocked down five three-pointers in the game to score 21 points, including the game-winner with just 1.2 seconds remaining.

https://twitter.com/Suns/status/709600449918214145

2. Rubio dealing dimes

Wolves point guard Ricky Rubio was showing off some of his superior passing skills Monday night. Rubio finished the night with a double-double scoring 13 points. But the real story was how he set his teammates up all night.

He equaled a team single-game record with 17 assists – 12 of them came during the first half, none prettier than how he finished the first half with less than a second to play.

https://twitter.com/TheCauldron/status/709578609783148544

3. Efficiency the name of the game for Wiggins, LaVine

Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine hit some big shots for Minnesota. LaVine finished with 28 points on 10-of-15 shooting, while Wiggins wasn't to be outdone.

He scored 22 on 9-of-14.

But it still wasn't enough for Minnesota.

Tweet of the Night:

More of Rubio dealing, not a bad way to start the game!

https://twitter.com/fsnorth/status/709568902032805888

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The Wolves (21-46) travel to Memphis Wednesday night.

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