MINNEAPOLIS, MN (WHBL) - The Milwaukee Bucks lost to Minnesota for the fourth straight time, 112-101 Tuesday night in Minneapolis. The Bucks trailed by two points going into the final quarter, when the Timberwolves pulled away with a 19-4 run. Milwaukee trailed by double-digits through the final seven minutes, as the Bucks dropped to 2-23 against Western Conference opponents. They've still not won back-to-back games since last March. Milwaukee started hot, hitting its first 12 shots and 15 of 21 during the first quarter. The T-Wolves caught up and took over with the help of 20-8 run early in the third period. Brandon Knight scored 21 points to lead the Bucks, and center Zaza Pachulia had a career-high 10 assists. Forward Ersan Ilyasova missed the game with a sore right ankle. Kevin Love had 27 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists to help Minnesota win its fifth game in its last seven. The Bucks have lost three of four, falling to an N-B-A worst 13-51 on the year. They'll play at Atlanta Thursday night.
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