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Washington turned the ball over 24 times, leading to 30 points by Minnesota. Nene had 12 points and eight boards and Emeka Okafor added 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Wizards, who squandered a 44-34 advantage on the boards against the short-handed Wolves.
John Wall had 14 points and five assists in his first start of the season, and the no-longer-last Washington Wizards finally hit double digits in wins Friday night with a 114-101 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Kevin Love has passed all concussion tests and been cleared by the NBA to return to the court, but the MInnesota Timberwolves aren't about to take any chances with the new face of their franchise.
Heavy are the shoulders that wear the cape.
Owner Glen Taylor is well aware of the Minnesota Timberwolves' long-term rebuilding plan. He is starting to see improvement and likes the core of young players that have been assembled.
Kevin Love had 35 points and 11 rebounds and Darko Milicic had 14 points and 11 rebounds to keep the Washington Wizards winless on the road in Minnesota's 109-97 victory on Thursday night.
Kurt Rambis is walking around with a noticeably lighter step these days.
Luke Ridnour didn't sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves just to be a mentor to the younger players.
With so many baby-faced players on a roster that is in the middle of a massive overhaul, team president David Kahn put a priority on adding some experience to help the young Minnesota Timberwolves grow together.
"Here it's kind of the same situation," Ridnour said. "You've got guys that are a little bit younger. For me, if they can get better, the team's going to win."
"Luke is going to come in here with every intent of trying to win the starting point guard position," Kahn said Wednesday when Ridnour signed a four-year, $16 million contract. "That was very important to him and that's the way we like it, too."