Minnesota Timberwolves Roll Over Cavs, End Six-Game Losing Streak

December 6th, 2010 by Joseph Fafinski Leave a reply »
Losing six in a row is embarrassing; losing a 20-point lead with 12 minutes left is embarrassing; not having a home victory in three weeks is embarrassing.

The Minnesota Timberwolves were doomed for failure once more as the Cavs came into town, right?

You would think that getting embarrassed at home by a certain He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named-In-Cleveland, the Cavaliers had hit rock bottom. You would have thought that it couldn't get any worse for America's most upset team at the moment. 

Swish, the ball went through the net to give the Wolves a 5-0 lead only 53 seconds into the first quarter. Wes Johnson was given a high five by teammate Kevin Love. It seemed at the time like an ordinary jumper but it was the first of a club-record 18 three-pointers hit by the home team, and the first of three by Johnson. Love himself would go five for five from three point land. 

The Wolves never looked back and delivered an absolute thrashing at the hands of Love and Johnson, 125-95. In a game where the Wolves refused to miss from outside, Cleveland's defense went sour outside.

The Wolves missed only eight treys and ended up shooti ...

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