Nikola Pekovic had 26 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals, Kevin Loved added 19 points, 14 rebounds and and four assists and Kevin Martin scored 19 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out four assists as the Minnesota Timberwolves rolled past the Charlotte Bobcats 119-92 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota Friday night.
The Bobcats were led by Anthony Tolliver, who came off the bench to score 21 points on eight-of-nine shooting, including five-of-five shooting from beyond the arc. Chris Douglas-Roberts led the Bobcats’ starters with 16 points, Kemba Walker had 15 points and seven assists and Gerald Henderson added 12 points.
Al Jefferson scored just eight points on three-of-seven shooting.
The Timberwolves led by just one at the end of the first quarter, but they blew the game open before halftime, starting the second quarter on a 31-10 run. They cruised from there.
How good was it for the Timberwolves? All 13 players that played in the game scored.
The win keeps Kevin Love happy for a night and improves the Timberwolves to 18-18 while the loss drops the Bobcats to 15-22.