Timberwolves Rout Brooklyn
The Timberwolves downed Brooklyn 111-81 at Target Center Friday night. Minnesota led 30-14 after the first quarter and cruised to the win. All 5 starters scored in double figures for Minnesota led by Kevin Love with 17 points and 16 rebounds, Kevin Martin added 17 points and both Nikola Pekovic and Corey Brewer added 15 points.
Ricky Rubio had 12 points and 8 assists. Former Timberwolf Kevin Garnett had 8 points and 8 rebounds for Brooklyn.
The Wolves improve to 8-6 and will play at Houston tonight at 7:00, pregame on WJON at 6:30.