Kevin Love had 33 points and 15 rebounds for his sixth straight double-double, and the Minnesota Timberwolves climbed back to .500 by routing the Milwaukee Bucks 117-95 on Saturday night. Nikola Pekovic added 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Love hit four of Minnesota’s 11 3-pointers. Perimeter defense was once again a huge problem for the Bucks, who have allowed opponents to hit at least 10 3s in seven consecutive games.
Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors ended Kevin Love’s four-month run of consecutive double-doubles in a 100-77 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.
Kevin Love recorded his 52nd double-double in a row to surpass Moses Malone for the longest such streak since the ABA and NBA merged in 1976 in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 101-75 over the free-falling Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is in the starting lineup for the game against Indiana despite a bruised left knee. He is wearing a knee brace as he looks to surpass Moses Malone for the longest double-double streak since the ABA-NBA merger in 1976.
The downtrodden Timberwolves faithful rose to their feet and roared like they rarely have done all season, saluting Kevin Love for being one of the few reasons to keep coming to Target Center during another long, miserable basketball winter in Minnesota.
Kevin Love set a Minnesota record with his 38th consecutive double-double, scoring 20 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in the Timberwolves’ 112-108 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.