Wolves record: 14-47Box ScoreFrom Jim Beilby/NBA.com: Nicholas Batum scored a career high 31 points, a mere 23 points over his per game average, as Portland defeated Minnesota 110-91. LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and Rudy Fernandez added 18 off the bench in the winning effort. Portland opened up a comfortable lead in the second quarter with a 13-2 run. Portland only shot 33 percent in the quarter, but their defense was stifling as they held Minnesota to 4-for-17 shooting in the quarter. They led 47-33 at half. Minnesota's 10 second-quarter points is a season low for them. But it was in the third quarter that Portland really asserted themselves. They scored 36 in the quarter, 22 of which came from Batum.From Jonah Ballow/Timberwolves site:The Wolves limited star shooting guard...

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