Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 2/11/13
The Minnesota Timberwolves got the best of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the last meeting, though each team had a much different look. Minnesota looks to avoid a ninth consecutive road loss as Cleveland continues its seven-game homestand Monday night. Kevin Love scored a season-high 36 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Dec. 7 in the Timberwolves' 91-73 home win over the Cavaliers, who were playing their 10th of an 11-game stretch without Kyrie Irving as he recovered from a broken finger. Monday's meeting should have a different feel. Love once again broke his right hand, and Minnesota (18-30) has gone 3-16 since he went down Jan. 3. It also has played the last three games without Andrei Kirilenko (strained right quad), including Sunday's 105-88 loss at Memphis. J.J. Barea also sat out with a sprained left foot. Luke Ridnour and Ricky Rubio each scored 17 points for the Wolves, who have lost by an average of 13.3 points during an eight-game road skid. They committed 20 turnovers Sunday and...
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