Love, Pekovic combine for 63 points as Wolves take season series against Rockets

Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic combined for 63 points and 29 rebounds as the Timberwolves crushed the Rockets 111-98 in Houston on Friday night. Minnesota wins the season series, three games to one. Ricky Rubio added 18 points and 9 assists.
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Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic combined for 63 points and 29 rebounds as the Timberwolves crushed the Rockets 111-98 in Houston on Friday night. Minnesota wins the season series, three games to one. Ricky Rubio added 18 points and 9 assists.

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