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Timberwolves Vs. Bucks Final Score: Minnesota's Comeback Falls Short In Milwaukee

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to 0-2 on the young, lockout shortened season Tuesday night, falling to the Milwaukee Bucks 98-95 at the Bradley Center.

The Timberwolves trailed by 12 at the half and by as many as 17 in the third quarter, but managed to make it a game in the fourth quarter by outscoring the Bucks 27-19.

Down 10 with just under four minutes left in the game, Minnesota went on a 8-0 run to cut it to two behind five points from Michael Beasley and two assists from rookie Ricky Rubio. The Timberwolves had a chance to tie it with seven seconds left in the game, but Kevin Love's 26-foot heave missed to Bucks rookie Jon Leuer, whose three-pointer with 1:17 left provided the difference.

Kevin Love had 31 points and 20 rebounds for the Timberwolves.

The Timberwolves play again on Friday against the Miami Heat.

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.