facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: Portland 103, Minnesota 95

Nov. 24, 2012 at 1:15 AM

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Wesley Matthews and Damian Lillard combined to dominate the second half Friday and send Portland to a 103-95 victory over Minnesota.

The Timberwolves lost their fourth in a row despite Kevin Love's second double-double in as many games since recovering from a broken hand. Love missed the first nine outings of the season.

Matthews scored 30 points while making 12-of-17 shots and Lillard posted a career-best 28 points. J.J. Hickson pitched in 14 points and 13 rebounds in helping the Trail Blazers win for the fourth time in five games.

Minnesota had a five-point halftime lead, but the Trail Blazers went into the fourth quarter with a three-point cushion that grew to 10 less than 3 minutes into the period. The Timberwolves came no closer than six the rest of the way.

Love scored 24 points and had 13 rebounds.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Los Angeles Lakers prowling for Aldridge and Jordan
Tiger Woods' playing partner Steve Stricker wants the 'old Tiger back'
San Antonio Spurs, Leonard agree to 5-year, $90M deal
Calipari denies reports of talks with Sacramento Kings
New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis agree to 5-year, $145M extension