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Love, Wolves outlast Nets

By Jon Krawczynski

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, Jan. 1 2011 8:39 p.m. MST

MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Love had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 103-88 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday night.

Darko Milicic scored 16 points on 8-for-9 shooting and the defensively porous Wolves held the Nets to nine points in the third quarter to win for the third time in four games.

Sasha Vujacic tied a career high with 22 points for the Nets, who have lost five in a row. Former University of Minnesota star Kris Humphries added 12 points and 14 rebounds, but managed just two points and four rebounds in the second half as the Nets fell apart.

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