Timberwolves beat Suns with Love

Minnesota centre Kevin Love scores 33 points and 13 rebounds in his side's 110-101 NBA win over the Suns.

Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 09:01
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Kevin Love (42) scored 30-plus points for the sixth straight game, a franchise record [AFP]

Minnesota centre Kevin Love had 33 points, 13 rebounds and narrowly missed out on a second triple-double in a week with nine assists as the Timberwolves rallied from eight points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-101.

Love's six straight games with 30 or more points extended his own franchise record. It was also his 11th straight double-double.

Elsewhere, Guard Damian Lillard tallied 31 points and nine assists as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 100-95.

Forward Paul George scored 20 points and guard George Hill added 14, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 118-98 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Hinrich accuracy

Chicago guard Kirk Hinrich made 6-of-7 free throws in the final 43 seconds to give the Bulls a 107-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan fired in a game-high 33 points in the Toronto Raptors' 99-93 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

John Wall scored 27 points and forward Trevor Ariza had 22 as the Washington Wizards downed the Orlando Magic 115-106 for their season-high fourth straight victory.

James Harden scored 22 of his season-high 43 points in the opening quarter as the Rockets built a 31-point lead in the first 14 minutes en route to a huge 129-103 win over the Sacramento Kings.


Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
Featured on Al Jazeera
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
< >