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NBA: Timberwolves beat Blazers 122-110

03-05-2012 11:31 BJT

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Kevin Love led the Minnesota Timberwolves against LaMarcus Aldridge and the Trail Blazers in Portland.

His three gave Minnesota a double digit lead late in the first quarter. The T-Wolves haven’t won in Portland since 2006.

Second quarter, the ’Blazers’ Gerald Wallace gets the steal and the slam. Wallace had 25 points and 14 boards for the game.

 

 

Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic, right, fights
for a rebound with Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Przybilla
during the first quarter of their NBA basketball game in
Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 3, 2012.

But Love hit another three to put the T-Wolves in front, 61-60 at half.

Derrick Williams came up big in the third. He would hit the driving slam and draw a foul. His free throw gave Minnesota an 8-point advantage.

Then Portland went on a 9-2 run. Jamal Crawford would knock down the triple and cut the deficit to five.

But Love would find a way, showing a lot of heart with a slam to put Minnesota on top by nine.

Love scored a season-high 42 on the night.

Then the T-Wolves pulled away. Williams cut to the rack for a layup-and-one. Minnesota went ahead by 12.

K-Love finally sealed the win. The T-Wolves throttled the Trail Blazers, 122-110.

Love #42 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots against Gerald
Wallace #3 of the Portland Trail Blazers on March 3, 2012
at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon.

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Martell Webster, right, drives on
Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews during the first
quarter of their NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday,
March 3, 2012.

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, posts up on
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love during the first quarter
of their NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 3, 2012.

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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