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Paul has 26 and 14 as Clippers outlast Timberwolves 110-105

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio, left, drives as Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul defends during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night.

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Gasol, Grizzlies withstand scare from Wolves in 101-97 win

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph, right, drives against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Marc Gasol had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley hit a big 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a much-needed 101-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.

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Kevin Garnett a winner in emotional return to Wolves

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kevin Garnett is introduced in the starting lineup before the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Minneapolis. It was Garnett's first game back with the Timberwolves after he waived his no-trade clause with the Brooklyn Nets to return to Minnesota where he played 12 years. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All the years he’d been gone and all the thunderous standing ovations he received when he returned to Target Center with the Celtics and Nets, and Kevin Garnett still never fully realized just how much the Minnesota fans loved the franchise’s biggest star.

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Kevin Garnett a winner in emotional return to Wolves

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kevin Garnett is introduced in the starting lineup before the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Minneapolis. It was Garnett's first game back with the Timberwolves after he waived his no-trade clause with the Brooklyn Nets to return to Minnesota where he played 12 years. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — His first game in a Timberwolves uniform in nearly eight years was 30 minutes away, and Kevin Garnett was bouncing off the walls in the locker room he called home for 12 years.

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KG returns to Minnesota as player, wants to stay as owner

Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett takes questions as he is re-introduced by the NBA Timberwolves basketball team during a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Minneapolis. Garnett waived his no-trade clause with the Brooklyn Nets to return to Minnesota. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett left Minnesota in 2007 as a two-way force of nature on the court, the kind of player capable of swinging the balance of power in a given conference nearly all by himself.

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