Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/9/14
MINNEAPOLIS -- Wes Matthews played on a sore ankle but looked like Superman. LaMarcus Aldridge dominated from start to finish. The Timberwolves? They made every offensive possession an adventure in the first three quarters. The Trail Blazers improved to 3-0 against the Timberwolves this season with a 100-98 victory Monday at Target Center in a game that was a breeze for the first three quarters and a nailbiter down the stretch. The Wolves, meanwhile, carried no momentum over from Saturday's blowout victory over New Orleans. Aldridge banged his way to 25 points and 13 rebounds, Matthews hit 4 of 8 3-pointers on the way to 22 points and the Blazers got 21 from rookie Damian Lillard in their third victory in the past four games. The Blazers outrebounded the Wolves 39-29. But still, with Dante Cunningham scoring 17 fourth-quarter points, the Wolves pulled to one point twice in the closing moments and were within two with the ball late, but Cunningham's jumper came up short. Th...
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