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NBA scores: Minnesota blows out Cleveland to even record at 9-9

The Timberwolves picked up an easy win over the Cavaliers on Friday to get back to .500.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 91-73 to improve their record to 9-9 on the season. Minnesota has won three of its last four games and sits in third place in the Northwest Division behind Oklahoma City and Utah.

Elsewhere in NBA weekend action, Oklahoma City held off the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, 119-114. Including their win on Sunday, the Thunder have won eight games in a row and are tied with the Spurs for the best record in the NBA.

Golden State picked up a road win at Brooklyn on Friday, while the Celtics fell in overtime to Philadelphia.

On Saturday, the Bulls picked up a 93-85 win over the Knicks, and the Spurs scored 132 points on their way to victory in Charlotte. The Heat had no trouble with New Orleans and Atlanta won its third consecutive game.

Utah beat the Lakers on Sunday, while Brooklyn lost another home game. The Knicks and Magic won their games, as did the aforementioned Thunder.

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Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.