Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/4/12
PHILADELPHIA -- All-Star forward Kevin Love routinely records double-doubles for the Minnesota Timberwolves. On Tuesday night, though, it was his teammates who redoubled their efforts. Reserve guard Alexey Shved scored 17 points, and Josh Howard and J.J. Barea recorded double-doubles as Minnesota ripped the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-88. Love, playing his seventh game since returning from a hand injury, shot 2-for-10 and finished with a season-low six points. He grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out five assists while his less-heralded teammates picked up the scoring slack. Minnesota (8-8) won its second straight. The victory was also the Timberwolves' most one-sided of the season. Howard, who started at small forward when Andrei Kirilenko did not make the trip because of back spasms, had season highs of 16 points and 10 rebounds. Barea added 11 points and 10 assists off the bench. "You aren't always going to play like we did tonight," Barea said. "Sometimes you have a bad game....
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