The Philadelphia 76ers outshot the Minnesota Timberwolves from the field on Sunday night, 44.4 to 38.8 percent. They couldn't keep the T'Wolves off of the free throw line, however. Minnesota went 23-for-26 from the charity stripe, outscoring the Sixers by 15 from the line.
No two free throws were bigger than Kevin Love's pair with 0.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Love put his head down as a drove to basket, drawing a reach-in foul off of Andre Iguodala. He swished both attempts for his 19th and 20th points of the night. He added 15 rebounds to lead all players.
Jrue Holiday led the way for the Sixers, scoring 20 points on 10-for-20 from the field. Both he and Ricky Rubio did nice jobs limiting turnovers. The two teams combined for just 18 total giveaways for the game. Rubio got the slightly better end of the scoring duel, however, picking up a career high 22 points and going a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line.
The loss was the Sixers' third straight. They stay on the road until next Tuesday, visiting the Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons, and Oklahoma City Thunder to close out their road stand.
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