NBA: Minnesota 100, Cleveland 92

Feb. 11, 2013 at 9:40 PM

CLEVELAND, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Luke Ridnour put in 21 points and Nikola Pekovic notched a double-double for Minnesota Monday, helping the Timberwolves post a 100-92 win over Cleveland.

Pekovic provided 16 points and 10 rebounds while Ricky Rubio supplied 13 points, 10 assists and five steals as Minnesota won for just the second time in 12 games.

Alexey Shved, Derrick Williams (12 points apiece) and Mickael Gelabale (11) also played big roles in the T-Wolves' win.

The Cavaliers got 20 points and seven assists from Kyrie Irving but couldn't avoid a second straight loss.

Tristan Thompson contributed 16 points and nine rebounds for Cleveland.

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