Timberwolves survive Nuggets, force Game Five Tuesday night

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Timberwolves averted disaster with a strong overtime in Game Four of the NBA Playoffs. Minnesota stayed alive in its first round series with a 114-108 overtime win over Denver at the Target Center.

Minnesota led by 12 late in the fourth quarter before the Nuggets went on a 12-0 run to force the extra frame. Anthony Edwards poured in 34 points, including a big three-point shot in the final minute of OT. Mike Conley Jr. chipped in with 19 points and eight assists.

Minnesota avoided the four-game sweep and cut the Nuggets' series lead to 3-1.

The series shifts back to the Mile High City for Game Five Tuesday night at 8 p.m.