LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points in a showdown with Kevin Love that didn't live up to expectations, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 115-104 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night. It was the Trail Blazers' 33rd win - matching their total from all of last season. Kevin Martin led the Timberwolves with 30 points, while Love finished with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Aldridge hit a long jumper and drew a foul to give the Blazers a 100-88 lead midway through the fourth quarter.



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