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Lakers can't stop Kevin Love, Timberwolves in 143-107 loss
Lakers can't stop Kevin Love, Timberwolves in 143-107 loss

Minnesota Timberwolves 143 - Lakers 107 (end of regulation) The Lakers simply didn't compete on Friday night, getting blown out early by the Minnesota Timberwolves, 143-107 Minnesota scored 41 points in the first quarter and 74 by the half, building a 30-point lead the Lakers never recovered from. Kevin Love notched a three-quarter triple-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Nikola Pekovic, returning from an ankle injury, scored 26 points in 21 1/2 minutes. Kevin Martin scored 17 points while rookie Gorgui Deng contributed 14 points and nine rebounds off the bench. The Lakers were led by Kent Bazemore, who started for Wesley Johnson, with 21 points. The team had...

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