Timberwolves Beat Rockets; Back to .500
The Timberwolves lost their first 2 games of the season but got back to the 500 mark for the first time this season with a 100-91 win at home over Houston. The Wolves were led by Kevin Love with 25 points and 18 rebounds, Luke Ridnour added 22 points and Ricky Rubio chipped in 13 points and 11 assists.
The Wolves improve to 12-12 and are now just 1 1/2 games out of the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. Minnesota will host Sacramento at 7:00 Tuesday night, pregame on WJON at 6:30.