Chase Budinger
Kevin Love's triple-double lifts Timberwolves
Kevin Love's triple-double lifts Timberwolves

Kevin Love had 37 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, the first triple-double of his career, and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Utah Jazz, 121-104, Saturday night in Salt Lake City. Minnesota was again playing without starters Nikola Pekovic (ankle) and Kevin Martin (finger), but Love filled the void, keeping one step ahead of the Jazz throughout the game. He compiled all his statistics in just 32 minutes to earn a spot on the bench for the final nine minutes of the Timberwolves' third runaway win over the Jazz this season. Ricky Rubio had 15 points, and Corey Brewer and Chase Budinger scored 13 apiece as Minnesota won a third consecutive game for only the third time this...