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T-Wolves lose their way on Portland trail

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Kevin Love had 24 points and 13 rebounds, but the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to Portland 103-95 on Friday night.

The Wolves shot just 41 percent, and were 3-for-18 from 3-point range. Nikola Pekovic had 18 and Luke Ridnour put in 14. Minnesota ranks 26th overall in the NBA in points per game.

Wesley Matthews had 30 and Damian Lillard had 28 for the Trail Blazers.

Minnesota (5-6) has lost four straight after a promising start.

The Wolves continue a West Coast swing on Saturday night against the Golden State Warriors at 9:30 p.m.

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