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Wolves reach .500 with victory over Rockets

Kevin Love scored 25 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to help the Wolves defeat the Rockets 100-91 at the Target Center Saturday night. Luke Ridnour added 22 points and Ricky Rubio had a double-double with 13 points and 11 assists. Minnesota is now 12 and 12 with back-to-back wins this weekend. The Timberwolves will host the Kings on Tuesday.
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Kevin Love scored 25 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to help the Wolves defeat the Rockets 100-91 at the Target Center Saturday night. Luke Ridnour added 22 points and Ricky Rubio had a double-double with 13 points and 11 assists. Minnesota is now 12 and 12 with back-to-back wins this weekend. The Timberwolves will host the Kings on Tuesday.

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