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The Sports Xchange, Published December 28 2013

Love scores 33 as Timberwolves topple Bucks

MILWAUKEE – Forward Kevin Love scored 33 points as the Minnesota Timberwolves rolled to a 117-95 over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

In 35 minutes, Love went 11 of 17 from the field, made 4 of 6 3-pointers and pulled down 14 rebounds to go along with six assists. He paced a Timberwolves offense that shot 48 percent from the field and was 11 of 24 from beyond the arc.

Along with Love, Kevin Martin had a big night for the Timberwolves (15-15), finishing with 20 points. Center Nikola Pekovic had 19 points and 11 rebounds and forward Corey Brewer added 12 points.

Minnesota 34 30 39 14 — 117

Milwaukee 28 27 21 19 — 95

MINNESOTA (117)

Love 11-17 7-9 33, C.Brewer 5-9 2-2 12, Pekovic 7-12 5-8 19, Kv.Martin 8-17 0-0 20, Rubio 1-5 2-2 4, Shved 2-8 0-0 5, Barea 2-8 0-0 6, D.Cunningham 3-6 0-0 6, Mbah a Moute 2-5 4-8 8, Hummel 1-1 0-0 2, Dieng 1-1 0-0 2, Muhammad 0-1 0-0 0, A.Price 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 43-90 20-29 117.

MILWAUKEE (95)

Middleton 10-20 0-0 23, Knight 6-15 5-7 18, Sanders 4-7 1-4 9, Antetokounmpo 3-6 0-0 6, Ilyasova 2-10 0-0 4, C.Butler 3-11 0-0 6, Mayo 8-12 2-2 19, Wolters 1-2 0-2 2, Raduljica 3-6 2-2 8, Udoh 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-89 10-17 95.

3-Point Goals: Minnesota 11-24 (Love 4-6, Kv.Martin 4-7, Barea 2-3, Shved 1-5, Rubio 0-1, C.Brewer 0-2), Milwaukee 5-22 (Middleton 3-7, Mayo 1-4, Knight 1-5, Antetokounmpo 0-1, C.Butler 0-2, Ilyasova 0-3). Fouled out: None. Rebounds: Minnesota 62 (Love 15), Milwaukee 50 (Sanders 10). Assists: Minnesota 33 (Rubio 8), Milwaukee 25 (Knight 5). Total Fouls: Minnesota 15 (C.Brewer, Rubio 3), Milwaukee 20 (C.Butler 5). A—14,971.