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Love leads Timberwolves past Celtics in preseason

  • Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio, right, drives to the net as Boston Celtics' Jeff Green defends during the third quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

    Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio, right, drives to the net as Boston Celtics' Jeff Green defends during the third quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

  • Boston Celtics' Gerald Wallace, right, drives to the net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Corey Brewer defends during first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

    Boston Celtics' Gerald Wallace, right, drives to the net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Corey Brewer defends during first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

  • Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley, left, takes a shot on net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Dante Cunningham defends during the second quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

    Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley, left, takes a shot on net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Dante Cunningham defends during the second quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

  • Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, right, makes a pass as Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio defends during first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

    Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, right, makes a pass as Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio defends during first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

  • Boston Celtics' Jeff Green, center, takes a shot as Minnesota Timberwolves' Ronny Turiaf, left, and Dante Cunningham defend during the first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

    Boston Celtics' Jeff Green, center, takes a shot as Minnesota Timberwolves' Ronny Turiaf, left, and Dante Cunningham defend during the first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

  • Boston Celtics' Gerald Wallace, left, drives to the net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams defends during the second quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

    Boston Celtics' Gerald Wallace, left, drives to the net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams defends during the second quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

  • Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio, right, drives to the net as Boston Celtics' Jeff Green defends during the third quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
  • Boston Celtics' Gerald Wallace, right, drives to the net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Corey Brewer defends during first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
  • Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley, left, takes a shot on net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Dante Cunningham defends during the second quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
  • Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, right, makes a pass as Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio defends during first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
  • Boston Celtics' Jeff Green, center, takes a shot as Minnesota Timberwolves' Ronny Turiaf, left, and Dante Cunningham defend during the first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
  • Boston Celtics' Gerald Wallace, left, drives to the net as Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams defends during the second quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

Kevin Love had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 104-89 preseason victory against the Boston Celtics last night.

The game was held in Montreal as part of the 2013 NBA Canada series.

Kevin Martin had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Timberwolves (3-2). Ricky Rubio led the team with seven assists.

Gerald Wallace had 16 points and three assists for Boston (1-6). Toronto native Kelly Olynyk scored four points in 19 minutes.

Minnesota put together a 12-0 run to grab an 18-7 lead on Martin’s 3-pointer with 6:24 left in the first quarter. The Timberwolves led 57-51 at halftime and carried an 81-72 lead into the final period.

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