Love gets another double-double and T-Wolves win at homeMinnesota Sports
- Kevin Love notched his 46th consecutive double-double with 37 points and 23 rebounds as Minnesota snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 126-123 win over Golden State.
MINNEAPOLIS - Kevin Love notched his 46th consecutive double-double with 37 points and 23 rebounds as Minnesota snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 126-123 win over Golden State.
Michael Beasley tallied 25 points and nine rebounds for the Timberwolves, who hadn't won since February 8 when they beat Houston 112-108. Wesley Johnson added 17 points and seven rebounds while Luke Ridnour chipped in 13 points and five assists.
Stephen Curry posted 33 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for the Warriors, who dropped their third straight game. Dorell Wright had 26 points while David Lee and Monta Ellis each scored 20 points.
Ellis had six steals, including three key steals to make the game close in the final minute of play, while Lee grabbed 10 boards.
In the third quarter, the Timberwolves turned a four-point deficit into as much as a 17-point lead. They hit 3-of-5 three-pointers in the quarter and used a 18-3 run to take a 89-78 lead after Ridnour hit a technical free throw with 6:23 left.
Love's two free throws with 68 seconds left finished off Minnesota's big quarter, while Curry answered moments later with a pair of free throws making it a 104-89 game heading into the final frame.