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Kevin Martin's shot with 8.4 seconds left lifts Timberwolves over Warriors, 121-120

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    Minnesota Timberwolves' Nikola Pekovic, right, lays up a shot against Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (The Associated Press)

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    Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (The Associated Press)

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    Minnesota Timberwolves' Nikola Pekovic, left, and Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut (12) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. At right is Warriors' Draymond Green (23). (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (The Associated Press)

Kevin Martin hit a step-back jumper with 8.4 seconds left, lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Golden State Warriors 121-120 on Friday night for their third straight victory.

Martin finished with 26 points despite playing with a cut on his right pinkie. Kevin Love added 26 points and 14 rebounds in a back-and-forth game that featured just about everything — except defense.

Harrison Barnes missed an open jumper before the final buzzer sounded, leaving Golden State with its second consecutive loss.

Stephen Curry had 33 points and 15 rebounds, and David Lee finished with 23 points and seven rebounds for the Warriors, who outshot Minnesota 55 percent to 50 percent but were outrebounded 44-41.