Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Danilo Gallinari led five Denver players in
double figures with 19 points, as the Nuggets spoiled Kevin Love's season
debut by sneaking away with a 101-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves
at Target Center on Wednesday.
Gallinari shot 6-of-11 from the floor and grabbed six rebounds, while Andre
Iguodala netted 18 to go with nine boards. Ty Lawson added 18 and nine assists
for the Nuggets, who have won two straight on the heels of a three-game slide.
Jordan Hamilton and Andre Miller donated 12 and 11 points, respectively, in
Love saw game action for the first time this season after breaking his right
hand while working out in the preseason. The All-Star big man did not miss a
beat, scoring a game-high 34 points to go with 14 rebounds for Minnesota,
which lost for the fourth time in five tries.
J.J. Barea netted 12 points and Nikola Pekovic scored 10 in defeat.
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