Losing Ways Continue For Timberwolves, Fall to Blazers 117-110
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves can't seem to find ways to win, losing again last night (Saturday) to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-110.
The wolves were without center, Nikola Pekovic (right ankle), guard Kevin Martin (fractured left thumb), and All-Star forward Kevin Love (right quad contusion).
Minnesota led by seven points late in the third quarter, 82-75, only to see Portland use a 23-6 run over the next 7:30.
Wolves guard Ricky Rubio finished with a career-high 25 points to go along with nine assists.
Last night's lost marks another blown lead in the fourth quarter for the Timberwolves this season.
Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge led his team in scoring with 26 points.
Minnesota will look to regroup as they await the Houston Rockets on Monday at Target Center.