Timberwolves 99, Kings 86 17 Jan 12

Kevin Love had 33 points and 11 rebounds and Luke Ridnour scored 25 to spark the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 99-86 victory over the visiting Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

Love now has double-doubles in all 13 games this season.

Ridnour shot 10 of 14, including making all four of his 3-pointers, to go with nine assists. Ricky Rubio was just 3 of 9 for nine points but had eight assists and eight rebounds. Reserve Wayne Ellington scored 15.

Tyreke Evans, the Kings’ No. 2 scorer, was 3 of 11 from the field for seven points but had 10 assists and eight rebounds. Sacramento fell to 1-6 on the road.

Marcus Thornton, Jason Thompson and Francisco Garcia each scored 12 for the Kings, who were just 4 of 17 on 3-pointers. John Salmons scored 11 and DeMarcus Cousins 10.

Sacramento got to 75-73 with seven minutes remaining, but the Timberwolves went on a 12-3 run.