Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Nicolas Batum and Wesley Matthews each
scored 26 points, helping the Portland Trail Blazers hold off the Kevin Love-
less Minnesota Timberwolves, 102-97, on Saturday.
Damian Lillard added 20 points and six assists for the Blazers, who went 3-1
on a four-game road trip. LaMarcus Aldridge donated 14 points and nine
Portland went 16-of-24 from beyond the arc to tie the franchise record for
made 3-pointers in a game.
Nikola Pekovic ended with 21 points and 15 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who
learned before the game that Love re-fractured the third metacarpal in
his right hand.
Derrick Williams had 18 points for Minnesota, which got 15 points apiece from
Andrei Kirilenko and Luke Ridnour.
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