NBA: Minnesota 109, New York 100

Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:50 PM

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Kevin Love supplied 34 points, 15 rebounds and five assists Sunday, propelling the unbeaten Minnesota Timberwolves over New York 109-100.

Kevin Martin went 5-of-5 from 3-point range en route to 30 points for Minnesota, which improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2001-02.

The Wolves struck quickly, outscoring the Knicks 40-19 in the first quarter and weathered a New York comeback try in the closing minutes.

Iman Shumpert's 3-pointer made it 100-98 with 4:48 remaining, but the Wolves then scored six straight points to put the contest away.

Carmelo Anthony scored 22 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for New York, which fell to 1-2 on the young season.

Metta World Peace added 17 points for the Knicks.

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