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The Minnesota Timberwolves have the third worst record in the Western Conference, at 3-7.  The Timberwolves are one a two-game winning streak, and that is something to smile about.   However, everybody in the NBA world is talking about and cherishing Timberwolves’ forward/center Kevin Love’s performance last night.  Love recorded the first 30-30 game since 1982 when Moses Malone had 38 points and 32 rebounds.  Despite his mediocre first half, Love caught on fire after halftime.  Kevin Love scored 31 points and grabbed 31 rebounds last night, making history at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kevin Love had 31 points and 31 rebounds last night at home against the New York Knicks, the first 30-30 game in the NBA since 1982: NBA.com

The Latest on the Lakers

The Jerry West statue outside Staples Center will feature him as a player, according to Jeanie Buss. [Los Angeles Times Lakers Blog: Mark Medina]

Today, November 13th 2010, is the 31st birthday of Los Angele Lakers’ forward Ron Artest.   We here at Lakers Nation hope Artest has a great day! [LakersNation]

The Los Angeles Lakers have size that overwhelms many teams.   They have two seven-footers in the front line and many other big bench players who can fill up any position.  However,  what is the biggest weakness for a team with that much size and height?  The Lakers are a necessarily “fast” team who can run up-and-down the court.   The Lakers will have trouble guarding small opposing lineups, who will play a run-and-gun style. [Daily News: Los Angeles: Elliott Teaford]

The Latest on the NBA

The undefeated New Orleans Hornets, 7-0. have waived Joe Alexander. [Hoopnotes: Dimitri]

The Miami Heat have a record of 5-4, and they know their critics are rejoicing. [NBA.com]

There is no longer a meniscus left in both knee’s of Brandon Roy, and he will have to live through the pain until he gets microfracture surgery. [Slam Magazine]

Golden State Warriors’ David Lee will have surgery on his infected left elbow.  Lee elbowed former teammate and New York Knicks’ forward Wilson Chandler, and found his elbow swollen and discolored the next day. [Slam Magazine]

Milwaukee Bucks guard/forward Chris Douglas-Roberts will need to wear eye protecting goggles after he suffered a retina tear. [Slam Magazine]

Los Angeles Clippers’ Point Guard Baron Davis will be out until Thanksgiving due to a left knee injury, according to the Los Angeles Times. [Slam Magazine]

Billionaire Tom Gores may buy the Detroit Pistons. [Hoopnotes: Dimitri]

The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat rivalry is intensifying with a war of words. [Sporting News]


Andre Iguodala  threw down a massive dunk last night.


NBA Results for November 12th, 2010

Utah Jazz-90 (6-3) Atlanta Hawks-86 (6-4) -F

Houston Rockets-102 (2-6) Indiana Pacers-99 (3-4) -F

Toronto Raptors-110 (2-7) Orlando Magic-106 (5-3) -F

Charlotte Bobcats-93 (3-6) Washington Wizards-85 (2-5) -F

Minnesota Timberwolves-112 (3-7) New York Knicks-103 (3-6) -F

Dallas Mavericks-99 (6-2) Philadelphia 76ers-90 (2-7) -F

Phoenix Suns-103 (4-4) Sacramento Kings-89 (3-5) -F

Oklahoma City Thunder-110 (5-3) Portland Trail Blazers-108 (6-4) -F

Detroit Pistons-113 (3-6) Los Angeles Clippers-107 (1-9) – F/OT

NBA Schedule for November 13th, 2010

Utah Jazz (6-3) at Charlotte Bobcats (3-6) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST

Orlando Magic (5-3) at New Jersey Nets (3-5) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST

Indiana Pacers (3-4) at Cleveland Cavaliers (4-4) – 7:30 P.M. EST/ 4:30 P.M. PST

Toronto Raptors (2-7) at Miami Heat (5-4) – 7:30 P.M. EST/ 4:30 P.M. PST

Washington Wizards (2-5) at Chicago Bulls (4-3) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

Boston Celtics (7-2) at Memphis Grizzlies (4-5) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

Portland Trail Blazers (6-4) at New Orleans Hornets (7-0) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

Golden State Warriors (6-3) at Milwaukee Bucks (4-5) – NBA TV-8:30 P.M. EST/ 5:30 P.M. PST

Philadelphia 76ers (2-7) at San Antonio Spurs (6-1) – 8:30 P.M. EST/ 5:30 P.M. PST

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