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Minnesota Defeats Cleveland 91-73 - Recap

Cleveland was victimized by Kevin Love for 36 points as the Timberwolves defeated the Cavaliers 91-73 in NBA action on Friday.

The Timberwolves were an 8.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 191.5.

Minnesota got 12 points from Luke Ridnour and another 10 points from J.J. Barea. Luke Ridnour contributed 7 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Cleveland got 16 points from Alonzo Gee in a losing cause and another 13 points from C.J. Miles. Daniel Gibson contributed 4 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 14 rebounds.

Minnesota led at halftime, 44-37.

The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 53 boards, while Cleveland only had 41.

Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Denver looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Detroit.