NBA Recap: Kevin Love triple-double leads T'Wolves past Lakers

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Timberwolves 143, Lakers 107

The Lakers porous defense allowed the T'Wolves to shoot 67 percent from the floor, and allowed an opponent to score over 125 points for the seventh time this month.

The 67 percent, is the highest any team has had in a game this year.

Kevin Love had his first triple-double of the season with 22 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in just 29 minutes.

Nikola Pekovic scored 26 points in his return to the lineup, after missing seven fames with a bad ankle.

Kent Bazemore led the Lakers with 21 points, and Steve Nash played 15 minutes off the bench for Los Angeles. It's just his 12th appearance of the season.

Thunder 94, Kings 81

Kevin Durant had 29 points in the easy win for OKC. 

Durant has now scored 25 points in 37 straight games, the longest such streak since Michael Jordan topped 25 points in 40 straight in the 1986-87 season. The all time record for consecutive 25+ point games is held by Wilt Chamberlain with 106.

The Thunder led by 31 points after three quarters.

Ben McLemore led the Kings with 18 points. 

DeMarcus Cousins had just four points on 2-of-8 from the floor.

Trailblazers 91, Bulls 74

Mo WIlliams had 18 points off the bench for the Blazers, and Damian Lilliard had 16 as Portland cruised to the easy win in Chicago.

The Bulls offensive struggles continued, with just 74 points, on 39 percent from the floor. The Bulls have topped 100 points just once in their last seven games.

Mike Dunleavy had 16 points to lead Chicago in scoring. 

The Bulls lead Brooklyn by a game and a half for fourth in the east,while the Blazers lead Golden State by a game and a half for sixth in the west.

Pelicans 102, Jazz 95

Anthony Davis left the game, just four minutes after tip-off with an injury to his left ankle, and did not return, but the Pelicans were able to overcome the loss of their star big man.

Tyreke Evans had 22 points and a season-high 15 assists in the win, and Anthony Morrow added 20 points for the Pelicans.

Derrick Favors has 18 points and 11 boards for the Jazz, who have now lost nine of their last 10, and at 23-50 have the worst record in the Western Conference. 

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