Cavaliers Tame Wolves at Target Center 125-99
MINNEAPOLIS -- Cavaliers Forward Kevin Love scored 20 point in his return to Target Center last (Friday) night as his team beat the Timberwolves 125-99.
It's the fifth straight loss for the wolves, who have also lost nine of their last 10 games.
Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith scored a season-high 27 points and LeBron James added 13 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists to help their grab their sixth straight win.
The young core of Andrew Wiggins (35 points), Shabazz Muhammad (22 points) and Karl-Anthony Towns (22) battle hard for the Timberwolves.
The Wolves led 17-13 early thanks to Wiggins hot shooting, but Cleveland outscored the Wolves 22-10 to finish the first quarter and never looked back.
Minnesota falls to 12-25 on the season. Their next chance for a win is tomorrow (Sunday) when they host the Dallas Mavericks.