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Minnesota Timberwolves (16-56)


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@ Uta 
W 106-104
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vs. LAL 
L 99-101
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@ Hou 
L 110-120
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@ NO 
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vs. Uta 
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Harden scores 33 as Rockets beat Wolves, clinch playoff spot

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets were down three starters Friday night, but still came away with a big win.

James Harden had 33 points and eight assists as the short-handed Rockets clinched a playoff spot with a 120-110 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Harden shot 9 for 19 from the floor, including 6 for 12 on 3-pointers. Josh Smith added 16 points, nine rebounds and 11 assists and Trevor Ariza scored 14 points for the Rockets, who shot 53 percent, including 20 of 44 on 3s and dished out 34 assists.

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Leaders
Points: Kevin Martin20.2
Rebounds: Gorgui Dieng8.4
Assists: Ricky Rubio8.8
FG%: Andrew Wiggins43.8%
Steals: Ricky Rubio1.73
Blocks: Gorgui Dieng1.69
Defense (Rank)
Points: 105.9 (30)
Rebounds: 43.3 (14)
Assists: 23.4 (24)
FG%: 48.5% (30)
FT%: 76.3% (26)
3P%: 36.8% (28)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 98.0 (21)
Rebounds: 41.5 (25)
Assists: 21.8 (12)
FG%: 43.8% (24)
FT%: 77.2% (9)
3P%: 33.6% (24)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Portland 46 25 .648 --
Oklahoma City 41 31 .569 5.5
Utah 31 41 .431 15.5
Denver 28 45 .384 19.0
Minnesota 16 56 .222 30.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/19/2015 Sean Kilpatrick Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/5/2015 Justin Hamilton Signed as Free Agent
3/5/2015 Glenn Robinson III Waived
2/19/2015 Kevin Garnett Traded For Thadeus Young
2/19/2015 Lorenzo Brown Signed for the Rest of the Season
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Injuries
Date Player Status
3/25/2015 Gary Neal Sprained left ankle
3/23/2015 Kevin Martin Sore hamstring
3/22/2015 Ricky Rubio Sore right ankle
3/22/2015 Kevin Garnett Sore left knee
3/19/2015 Justin Hamilton Migraine headaches
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