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Timberwolves Add Victory

Timberwolves Add Victory

Kevin Love tallied 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists to power the Timberwolves to a 124-95 win over the Cavaliers at the Target Center.  Ricky Rubio posted a career-high 16 assists to go with 16 points and six rebounds for Minnesota, which improved to 6-and-3.  The T’wolves take on the Nuggets tomorrow in Denver.

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