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NBA scores: Cavs blown out by T-Wolves, 91-73

The Cavaliers dropped their fourth straight in the a blowout loss to the Timberwolves to remain at the bottom of the Central Division.

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The Cavaliers lost their fourth straight game at the Timberwolves, 91-73, on Friday as Kevin Love dominated the contest with 36 points and 13 rebounds.

Alonzo Gee scored 16 points to lead the Cavs, whose remaining four starters combined to score only 20 points. Jeremy Pargo and Daniel Gibson, filling in for an injured Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters, combined to score 10 points on 4-of-16 shooting. The Cavs shot 34.5 percent as a team and were outrebounded 53-41 despite 14 boards from Anderson Varejao.

The Cavs have lost 14 of their last 16 games and sit in last place in the Central Division. The first-place Bulls sneaked by the fifth-place Pistons, 108-104, on Friday. Meanwhile, the second-place Bucks beat the Bobcats, 108-93, and the third-place Pacers lost to the Nuggets, 92-89.

Elsewhere in the NBA, the 76ers edged the Celtics, 95-94, the Thunder beat the Lakers, 114-108, and the Spurs took out the Rockets, 114-92.

Check out the NBA's full Friday scoreboard here.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.