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Nuggets Vs. Timberwolves Score Update: Denver Leads By Three Heading Into The Fourth

Starting point guard Ty Lawson is out with an ankle injury, but it didn't slow down the Denver Nuggets in the third quarter tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Denver takes a 76-73 lead into the first quarter after trailing by 12 at the end of the first quarter.

Forward Al Harrington has come off the bench to score a game-high 22 points on 10-of-19 shooting and grab seven rebounds so far for the Nuggets. Arron Afflalo is just 5-of-12 from the field, but has 16 points and four rebounds through the first three quarters. Backup point guard Andre Miller is 0-for-8, but has already dished out 12 assists, grabbed six rebounds and hit five free throws.

All-Star power forward Kevin Love leads Minnesota with another double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds. Rookie guard Ricky Rubio has 12 points for the T-Wolves, while teammate Luke Ridnour has scored 10.

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