Love also pulled down eight rebounds as the Timberwolves logged a fourth victory in five games.
Ronny Turiaf helped out with 14 points and Chase Budinger added 12 in reserve roles.
It wasn't all good news for Minnesota, however -- center Nikola Pekovic left with a sore Achilles tendon early in the first period and didn't return.
The Bulls were paced by Carlos Boozer with 20 points, 14 rebounds and five assists.
D.J. Augustin provided 19 points and six assists for Chicago.
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