Rockets Easily Dispatch Wolves
The Houston Rockets earned their sixth victory in a row with a 107-89 win over the Timberwolves at Target Center Monday. The Wolves fall to 24-28 with the loss and are 6.5 games out of the playoff picture, pending Golden State's outcome later Monday night.
Kevin Love returned from injury to lead Minnesota with 31 points on 9-23 shooting from the floor and 12-12 free throw shooting. Chase Budinger added 15 points in the loss.
The Wolves were outscored 22-11 in the fourth quarter and shot just under 36% from the floor as a team.