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Timberwolves Vs. Trail Blazers: Kevin Love Helps Minnesota To Big Road Victory

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked up a surprising road victory on Saturday night, defeating the Portland Trail Blazers in their fourth road game in five games on Saturday night. The Wolves weren't expected to pic up the victory, but did so with a 122-110 win.

Kevin Love wasn't bad, either, as he scored 42 points and and grabbed 10 rebounds while shooting an excellent 5-of-8 from beyond the three-point arc. Martell Webster scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds in his homecoming after starting his career with the Trail Blazers.

Portland was led by Gerald Wallace with 25 points and 14 rebounds while Nicolas Batum scored 29 points in the loss. Jamal Crawford added 23 points, but registered a -22 in the +/0 column on Saturday night.

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