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Gortat hits big shots in regulation and overtime to lead Suns to 84-83 win over Timberwolves

  • Minnesota Timberwolves' Luke Ridnour (13) passes between Phoenix Suns' Jared Dudley, left, and Marcin Gortat, of Poland, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)The Associated Press

  • Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrei Kirilenko, bottom, of Russia, falls into Phoenix Suns' P.J. Tucker (17) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALESThe Associated Press

  • Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams (7) dunks over Phoenix Suns' Wesley Johnson (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)The Associated Press

  • Minnesota Timberwolves' Nikola Pekovic (14), of Montenegro, drives between Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris (11) and Jermaine O'Neal during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)The Associated Press

  • Minnesota Timberwolves' Luke Ridnour (13) passes against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)The Associated Press

Marcin Gortat hit big shots at the end of regulation and overtime, helping the Phoenix Suns end a three-game losing streak with an 84-83 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.

Gortat hit a runner with 13 seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime and scored on a hard drive with 45 seconds left in the extra period.

Derrick Williams followed with a 3-pointer that cut Phoenix's lead to 84-83 and Nikola Pekovic blocked Wesley Johnson's runner at the other end to give the Timberwolves a shot. Alexey Shved got a good look, but his layup rolled off the rim.

Gortat, Johnson and Markieff Morris had 14 points apiece. Jermaine O'Neal added 10 points and 13 rebounds for the Suns, who ended a four-game home losing streak.