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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Luke Ridnour, left, gets an (Credit: AP)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Luke Ridnour, left, gets an elbow to the chin from Deron Williams. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Nets 91, Timberwolves 83

The Nets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves, 91-83, Wednesday at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Gerald Wallace, left, shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves guard
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Gerald Wallace, left, shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves guard Luke Ridnour defends him. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Luke Ridnour, right, goes for
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Luke Ridnour, right, goes for the block as Deron Williams shoots over him. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Kris Humphries and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams
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Kris Humphries and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams battle for the rebound. (Jan. 23, 2013)

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Minnesota Timberwolves acting head coach Terry Porter questions
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Minnesota Timberwolves acting head coach Terry Porter questions a call in the first half of a game against the Nets. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, left, gets an
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, left, gets an elbow in the ribs from Joe Johnson. (Jan. 23, 2013)

P.J. Carlesimo shouts to his team in the
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P.J. Carlesimo shouts to his team in the second half of a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Brook Lopez looks to pass in the second
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Brook Lopez looks to pass in the second half of a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Joe Johnson, left, assumes a low profile as
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Joe Johnson, left, assumes a low profile as the Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrei Kirilenko looms over him. (Jan. 23, 2013)

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Brook Lopez, right, tries to hang onto the
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Brook Lopez, right, tries to hang onto the ball as the Minnesota Timberwolves' Greg Stiemsma tries to wrestle it away. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Luke Ridnour, left, gets an
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Luke Ridnour, left, gets an elbow to the chin from Deron Williams. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio puts up a
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio puts up a layup past Deron Williams. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Brook Lopez, right, hits the Minnesota Timberwolves' Greg
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Brook Lopez, right, hits the Minnesota Timberwolves' Greg Stiemsma's hand while trying to block a shot. (Jan. 23, 2013)

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