Tuesday , Apr , 13 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Minnesota Timberwolves Team Report – April 13

=== Minnesota Timberwolves Team Report – April 13 ===

(Sports Network) – Latrell Sprewell scored 24 points and Kevin Garnett
contributed 21 points and 17 rebounds, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated
the Utah Jazz, 104-90, at the Target Center.

Sam Cassell collected 18 points and six assists and Wally Szczerbiak netted 17
points for Minnesota, which has won eight in a row and 11 of its last 13
contests.

The Timberwolves remained one game ahead of San Antonio for the top spot in
both the Midwest Division and the Western Conference. Both teams have one game
remaining in the regular season and the Spurs hold the tiebreaker advantage.
San Antonio defeated Portland on Monday.

After Utah cut the deficit to 79-71, Sprewell scored five points during a 7-1
run that staked the Timberwolves to an 86-72 advantage with 6:07 remaining.

The Jazz got no closer than 10 points the rest of the way.

Minnesota will close its regular season slate on Wednesday against Memphis.

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