Kevin Love scored 30 points and recorded 9 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, 101-93. Minnesota (12-12) gets one in the win column after losing to San Antonio on Friday.
Love shot 11-21 (4-8 from three-point range) in a good performance. Other top contributors for Minnesota included Nikola Pekovic with 19 points and 5 rebounds, and J.J. Barea with 15 points and 5 assists. Mike Conley had another big game for Memphis despite the loss, putting up 28 points on 12-20 shooting, including 4-8 from behind the arc. Zach Randolph chipped in 20 points and 12 rebounds and Jon Leuer finished with 15 points and 9 rebounds.
Memphis (10-13) has now lost three straight.
Coming up next, the Timberwolves take on the Boston Celtics, who are 11-14 on the year. The Grizzlies go up against the Los Angeles Lakers, currently 11-12 this season. The Timberwolves have a 1-0 record against Boston this season. The Grizzlies are 1-0 versus Los Angeles this season.