The Houston Rockets downed the Timberwolves 87-84 Wednesday night at Target Center.  Minnesota lost a double digit lead and were outscored 26-20 in the 4th quarter.  James Harden scored 17 of his 30 points in the 4th quarter to lead Houston to the win.  J.J. Barea led the Wolves with 18 points and Alexey Shved added 16 points.  Shved missed a shot at the buzzer that would have forced overtime.

Kevin Love struggled shooting the ball again.  He was 3-14 from the field including 0-7 from 3-point range.  Love finished with 12 rebounds.  Ricky Rubio played 21 minutes and scored 8 points off the bench.  The Wolves are 13-13 and will host Phoenix at 7pm Saturday, pregame on WJON at 6:30.