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Timberwolves Vs. Trailblazers: Minnesota trails 57-50 At Halftime

The Minnesota Timberwolves are clinging to their hopes for a playoff spots, but so far they are struggling in Portland as they search for a win. The Trailblazers have pulled in front 57-50 despite 18 points from Kevin Love. The Trailblazers have shot 51.2% from the field, and Lamarcus Aldridge has 14 points.

Derrick Williams has 11 points for Minnesota, but the Timberwolves have struggled to shoot the basketball, hitting only 40% from the field. Wayne Ellington has provided a nice boost off the bench with seven points so far. Love has been stellar for Minnesota, with five rebounds and three assists as he continues to drive Minnesota's game.

Unfortunately, Minnesota has struggled on the glass, as Portland holds a 23-19 edge on the glass.

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