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NBA: New York 100, Minnesota 98

Feb. 11, 2012 at 11:15 PM

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Jeremy Lin's free throw with 4 seconds left provided the go-ahead point Saturday and boosted the New York Knicks past Minnesota 100-98.

Lin finished with 20 points and eight assists, providing the spark as the Knicks started the fourth quarter with a five-point deficit but took advantage of a pair of Ricky Rubio turnovers in the final minute to secure the victory.

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Iman Shumpert contributed 20 points and Landry Fields put in 19 as the Knicks posted their fifth straight win.

Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic each logged double-doubles for Minnesota -- Love finished with 32 points and 21 rebounds, while Pekovic added 21 and 13.

The T-wolves dropped their third straight.

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