Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Love poured in a game-high 26 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had four assists to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 126-95 win over the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. Kevin Martin scored 18, Corey Brewer and Nikola Pekovic added 15 and 16 points, respectively, while the latter had 14 rebounds for Minnesota, which has won four of its last six. J.J. Barea scored 13 points and Alexey Shved and Dante Cunningham contributed 10 points apiece for the visitors. Thaddeus Young netted 20 and James Anderson had 14 points for the 76ers, who had a four-game win streak snapped. Evan Turner and Michael Carter-Williams totaled 13 points apiece, while the latter added seven assists.
Final Score: Brooklyn 91, Atlanta 86
Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Johnson poured in 23 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 91-86 win over the Atlanta Hawks at Barclays Center. Mirza Teletovic added 16 points, Alan Anderson scored 14 and Shaun Livingston added 12 for the Nets, who improved to 3-0 in 2014, despite guard Deron Williams sitting out the game with a sprained left ankle. Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap finished with 16 points apiece for the Hawks, losers in three straight. Elton Brand and DeMarre Carroll posted 10 points and seven rebounds apiece in the setback.
Final Score: LA Clippers 101, Orlando 81
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Darren Collison scored a season-high 21 points and dished out seven assists as the Los Angeles Clippers cruised to a 101-81 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday. Blake Griffin poured in 16 points to go with eight rebounds and six assists and DeAndre Jordan added 14 points, 17 boards and eight blocks for the Clippers, winners in three of their last four games. Victor Oladipo and Maurice Harkless both scored 22 points with Oladipo adding eight rebounds and five assists for the Magic, losers in four straight.