Wayne Simmonds had two goals and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night, extending their home win streak to nine games. Luke Schenn and Claude Giroux also scored for the Flyers, whose record rose above .500 for just the second time this season (17-16-4). Mikael Grandlund tallied for the Wild, who fell to 2-7-0 all-time at the Wells Fargo Center. The Wild are 1-7-1 in their last nine road games. Both teams are off until Friday.
Nikola Pekovic had 27 points and tied a career high with 18 rebounds to power the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 94-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Winning streaks are fun no matter what the sport; they’re even more fun when they last for nine consecutive years.
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.