The Kings also got 23 points, nine assists and eight rebounds from Marcus Thornton in winning for only the second time in 10 games.
Pooh Jeter and Donte Greene netted 13 points each for Sacramento.
Minnesota was led by Luke Ridnour's 22 points. Anthony Randolph put in 14 points for the Timberwolves.
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