Marcin Gortat scores 20 as Suns beat Timberwolves 108-98Posted: Updated:
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Marcin Gortat scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Aaron Brooks added 19 points to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 108-98 victory Wednesday night that gave the Minnesota Timberwolves the worst record in the NBA.
Minnesota has now lost 11 consecutive games and 22 of its past 26.
Michael Beasley scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who were playing again without the injured All-Star Kevin Love (groin).
With Cleveland's victory at Toronto, the Timberwolves' 17-62 record put them at the bottom of the league.
Hakim Warrick and Grant Hill each scored 17 points for the Suns, who had lost six of seven and four straight on the road.