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In the final minute of the quarter, the Timberwolves’ lead ballooned to 84-56 when J.J. Barea hit another three against a scattered Jazz defense.
"They made a couple of shots," Corbin said. "… I thought we fought better in third third quarter. Our execution was better. But we couldn’t get over the hump."
Said Hayward: "There were several times when I felt we were making a run and then they hit a big shot. Barea hit a few daggers. ... We just didn’t get the stops we needed. They were too effective offensively."
The Jazz have three days to recover from the back-to-back beatings by the Timberwolves. They don’t play again until Saturday night against Washington.
"This team has been resilient all year," Corbin said. "We’ll continue to work and find ways to get better."
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