Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Luke Ridnour finished with 17 points, none bigger than his floater at the final buzzer, lifting the Timberwolves to a 100-98 comeback victory over the Jazz at Target Center on Wednesday.
With seven ticks on the clock, Minnesota inbounded the ball to Barea, who dished it back to Ridnour. Ridnour split the defense at the top of the key and let go of a floater from the foul line that hit nothing but nylon to complete an 18-point comeback for the Timberwolves.
Five Jazz players finished in double figures, led by 22 off the bench from J.J. Barea. Nikola Pekovic added 15 and Derrick Williams netted 13 points to help Minnesota reach the .500 mark heading into the All-Star break.
Paul Millsap led the Jazz with 25 points to go with nine rebounds, while Al Jefferson contributed a double-double with 18 points and 11 boards to hand Utah its third straight loss. Josh Howard added 19 points in a losing effort.