For the first time in three years, the Minnesota Timberwolves are looking to win consecutive games in April.
Whether star Kevin Love will be on the court to help them accomplish that remains to be seen.
The Timberwolves look to build on their first victory in almost a month while trying to avoid a 16th straight April home defeat Sunday night against the Golden State Warriors, who hope to avoid a ninth consecutive loss overall.
Minnesota (26-38) had lost 27 straight games in April dating to 2009 before snapping an 11-game overall skid with a 91-80 win at Detroit on Thursday.
"We finally got a win,'' said guard J.J. Barea, who had 13 points, 12 assists and six rebounds.
Hit hard by injuries, the Timberwolves are looking for anything positive to finish the season after falling out of playoff contention in the Western Conference.
"Hopefully, we can win out and build on this," forward Anthony Randolph told the Timberwolves' official website after he had 15 points and 10 rebounds ag...