The Wolves crept a little farther up the standings following blowout victories, with the first at home against the Washington Wizards on Friday night and the second in Milwaukee against the lowly Bucks on Saturday night. Leading the way in both contests was Kevin Love, who posted performances of 25 points and 11 rebounds against the Wizards followed by a 33 point, 15 rebound and 6 assist effort against the Bucks.
Minnesota saw better consistency out of its other starters during the back-to-back stretch, as center Nikola Pekovic also recorded two double-doubles. Pek has really hit his stride over the past month and his PER has increased to 19.10 following a slow start to the season. [Read more...]