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Wednesday, January 29th (All times Eastern)

New Orleans Pelicans (19-25) at Minnesota Timberwolves (22-22), 8 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The New Orleans Pelicans have won three in a row and will try to extend that streak Wednesday when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center.

The Pelicans have topped the Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic and Cleveland Cavaliers during this streak. New Orleans has also won three straight on the road.

On Tuesday, Anthony Davis had 30 points, seven rebounds and eight blocked shots to help the Pelicans to a 100-89 win over the Cavaliers.

Eric Gordon added 20 points and nine assists, while Brian Roberts and Al- Farouq Aminu finished with 12 points apiece for the Pelicans.

"We put a lot of things together. We played good, solid defense. We were making good plays and we were all attacking the rim. We just made good plays without turning over the ball," said Gordon. "It feels good. It shows that we're getting better and improving."

The Pelicans took an 18-point lead into the fourth quarter and shot 52.7 percent from the floor. New Orleans held the Cavs under 42 percent from the field.

The Pelicans head back to the Big Easy for four straight after their trip to Minnesota.

The Wolves have played well of late, too. They've won four of their last five, including a 95-86 victory Monday in Chicago over the Bulls.

All-Star starter Kevin Love poured in a game-high 31 points to go with eight rebounds to lead the Timberwolves to a 95-86 win at United Center. Love went a perfect 14-for-14 from the free throw line, setting a new career high for free throws made without a miss.

Ronny Turiaf and Chase Budinger added 14 and 12 points, respectively, off the bench for the Timberwolves. Corey Brewer managed 11 points.

"What we can take from this is knowing we can win on the road," Love said.

The Wolves are 10-14 on the road this season and 12-8 at home.

Minnesota center Nikola Pekovic played just six minutes in Chicago after inuring his right ankle in the first quarter. He will miss at least a week after an MRI revealed bursitis in the ankle.

The Wolves bested the Pelicans by 12 in Minnesota on New Year's Day. Minnesota has taken three straight and four of five, including three in a row at the Target Center.

01/29 10:25:52 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
ORL 83
CHA 98
Final
PHI 2
UTA 6
 
Final
CHI 86
LAC 96
Final
HOU 105
CLE 103
Final
ORL 83
CHA 98
Final
BOS 101
GSW 106
Final
IND 94
PHI 74
Final
SAC 99
POR 110
 
Final
LAL 101
OKC 108
Final
DEN 92
NOP 99
 
Final
NIAG 57
FAIR 56
 
Final
PETE 68
IONA 60
 
Final
RIDE 59
MAR 49
 
Final
MAN 69
QUIN 65
 
Final
UCONN 81
SMU 73
Final
CAL 73
ORST 56
Final
HOU 72
SFLA 55
Final
PROV 77
MARQ 66
Final
WISC 68
MSU 61
Final
MON 63
SIENA 57
 
Final
WAKE 69
PITT 66
Final
STAN 70
OREG 73
Final
OSU 65
PURD 61
2nd
COL 77
ARST 76
 
2nd
UCLA 36
WASU 38
 
Final
WIN 5
LOS 2
Final
PIT 5
CLB 3
Final
FLA 4
TAM 3
Final
WAS 4
TOR 0
3rd
DAL 1
ANA 3
 
2nd
VAN 2
STL 2