Timberwolves Vs. Cavaliers: Minnesota Loses Second Straight, 98-87 To Cleveland

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Timberwolves Vs. Cavaliers Final Score: Minnesota Falls At Home To Cleveland, 98-87

The Minnesota Timberwolves were never closer than 12 points in the fourth quarter, as the Cleveland Cavaliers had control of this game for most of the night in a 98-87 loss for the Timberwolves.

Minnesota allowed six Cleveland players in double figures and shot less than 40-percent opposed to Cleveland's 46-percent. Veteran Antawn Jamison was the Cavs' leading scorer with 22 points and added six rebounds to help the Cavs in their rebounding advantage.

The Minnesota Timberwolves were led by Kevin Love, who finished with 29 points and 14 rebounds despite a slow first half. Darko Milicic had 11 points at the half, but didn't score in the second.

Minnesota has now lost two straight and will be back at it again on Sunday against the Wizards.

For more on the Minnesota Timberwolves, check out Canis Hoopus. You can also head over to SB Nation's main NBA hub at SBNation.com/NBA.

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Timberwolves Vs. Cavaliers Score Update: Cleveland Up 7 At Half

The Minnesota Timberwolves are facing the Cleveland Cavaliers at home tonight, and they trail by seven points at the half. Minnesota is coming off a loss to the Grizzlies on Wednesday after winning two straight before that.

The Cavs shot 46-percent and outscored the T-Wolves in both the first and second quarters. No. 1 overall pick in last summer's draft Kyrie Irving was the leading scorer with 12 points on 4-for-7 shooting and added four assists and three rebounds.

Dark Milicic was the leading scorer for the Timberwolves in the first half with 11 points, which is usually a good sign of trouble.

The real trouble was on the boards, though, as the Cavs outrebounded the oft heavy rebounding Timberwolves and also had more trips to the charity stripe. That's what made up the difference in the first 24 minutes.

For more on the Minnesota Timberwolves, check out Canis Hoopus. You can also head over to SB Nation's main NBA hub at SBNation.com/NBA.

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Timberwolves Vs. Cavaliers: Minnesota Hosts Cleveland Tonight

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