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NBA: Minnesota 112, Houston 108

HOUSTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Kevin Love scored 20 points Tuesday, including 11 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 112-108 win over Houston.

Love also grabbed 14 rebounds in the closely contested game to extend his streak of double-doubles to 38 and give Minnesota its first back-to-back victories since late December.

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Wayne Ellington had 18 points for the Timberwolves and Jonny Flynn added 15.

Courtney Lee and Kevin Martin scored 23 points each for Houston.

The game featured 19 lead changes and was tied 16 times. Ellington and Love combined for two clutch field goals in the final minute and beat the Rockets by a nose.

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