The Timberwolves won 88-83 at Charlotte Wednesday night.  Kevin Love led Minnesota with 40 points and 19 rebounds and Luke Ridnour added 15 points and 14 assists for the Wolves.  Minnesota shot 41 percent while Charlotte shot 40 percent.

The Wolves are 25-27 and are 2 1/2 games back of Utah, Denver and Houston for the 7th and 8th positions in the Western Conference standings.  The Wolves host Boston at 7pm Friday, pregame on WJON at 6:30.