The Jeremy Lin three-ring circus rolled into Minneapolis on Saturday night as the New York Knicks took on the hometown Minnesota Timberwolves. Lin once again rallied his team to another win, this time in stunning come-from-behind fashion. With the 100-98 victory, managed in the final seconds of the game, the Knicks are now holding a five-game winning streak, their longest of the season.
Lin was not nearly as sharp in Minnesota as he was in his brilliant game on Friday against the Los Angeles Lakers. He shot just 8-for-24 from the floor, including 0-for-3 from the three-point line and 4-for-7 on free throw attempts, but his 20 points still led Knicks scorers. Lin also put together six rebounds, eight assists and three steals.His 39 minutes on the floor was second only to Love's 43.
On the T-Wolves end, it was definitely the Kevin Love show for the duration of the game. Love had a monstrous double-double, managing 32 points and 21 rebounds, leading all players in those categories. Minnesota center Nikola Pekovic was no slouch himself, with 21 points and 13 boards.
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