Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Michael Beasley led all scorers with 21 points and Kevin Love added a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds, as the Minnesota Timberwolves handled the Denver Nuggets, 122-108, in preseason action at the Target Center.
Wesley Johnson chipped in 16 points off the bench for the Timberwolves, who shot 43.3 percent from the field and 47.8 percent from three-point range. Luke Ridnour and Martell Webster each went for 12 points in the victory.
Arron Afflalo had a team-best 20 points for Denver, which made 41.9 percent of its shots, but only 5-of-16 from beyond the arc. Carmelo Anthony had 19 points in defeat.