Andrea Bargnani has scored 14 points to lead all scorers, while Leandro Barbosa has added 11 points off the bench for the home team.
Love has 10 points and 6 rebounds at the halftime break, and Luke Ridnour is shooting 4-5 from the field for 9 points and has not turned the ball over, but Minnesota is shooting just 38.9 % from the field. Ricky Rubio is shooting 1-6 from the field and has 8 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists, while Derrick Williams is 1-4 shooting for 4 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists at halftime.
Both teams entered the night sporting 3-5 records, though the Raptors are losers of two straight games while the Timberwolves are looking to make it two straight wins.
Michael Beasley (sprained foot) is out for Minnesota, which has pushed Wayne Ellington into a starting role, but Ellington has just three points in nine minutes.