Kevin Love scored 20 points in his first game against Minnesota, Kyrie Irving added 29, and the Cleveland Cavaliers posted a 125-104 victory over the visiting Timberwolves Tuesday night.
Love's reunion with the team that traded him in the summer was overshadowed by an injury to Cleveland center Anderson Varejao, who had to be helped off the floor with a left leg injury.
Hawks 107, Clippers 104 - DeMarre Carroll scored a career-high 25 points and host Atlanta rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat Los Angeles for its fifth straight victory.
Bulls 99, Wizards 91 - Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol had 18 as visiting Chicago won its fourth straight.
Nets 102, Nuggets 96 - Brooklyn rallied in the fourth quarter to beat visiting Denver. Joe Johnson scored 27 points and Mason Plumlee added 19 points and a career-high 13 rebounds for the Nets.
Pacers 96, Pelicans 84 - George Hill scored 15 points in 21 minutes after missing the first 28 games with a left knee injury, pacing host Indiana past New Orleans.