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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
UWGB 66
ECU 49
2nd
CHA 42
LAC 43
 
2nd
CHA 42
LAC 43
 
2nd
CLE 44
ORL 27
 
2nd
PHI 36
POR 38
 
1st
TOR 17
PHO 19
 
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HOU
NYK
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DAL
IND
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UTA
CHI
Final
UWGB 66
ECU 49
Final
WEBER 59
NEV 56
Final
FRES 52
EVAN 58
Final
KYST 88
PURD 79
Final
LSU 61
CLEM 64
Final
ALCOR 95
DILL 73
 
Final
CHIST 46
UGST 69
Final
DET 69
MDES 55
 
Final
ARZ 72
MIZZ 53
 
Final
INDST 61
PEAY 57
 
2nd
FLGC 54
MAR 41
 
2nd
LALAF 47
UWMIL 49
 
2nd
ODU 40
GWEBB 32
 
Half
MD 37
ARST 39
 
1st
TOL 41
BUCK 15
 
Half
JMU 39
COL 34
 
1st
WINT 30
ETST 25
 
Half
GSOUT 34
FIU 30
 
Half
BST 41
GRAM 22
 
1st
APP 41
HAMP 32
 
Half
MAST 49
JVU 29
 
Half
XAV 52
MURST 32
 
1st
WAKE 47
NICST 20
 
1st
MSU 38
SCU 14
 
1st
LOU 37
SAV 5
 
Half
TENT 32
SELA 29
 
1st
VCU 24
VILL 25
 
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OU 30
WCU 42
 
1st
IND 17
EWASH 15
 
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BRO
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CLAYST
 
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BEL
LIP
 
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TCU
MVSU
 
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IOWA
PEPP
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MEM
PVU
 
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KU
RIDE
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BAY
STEPH
 
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A
 
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HAW
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STET
 
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PORST
SIUE
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AUB
TULSA
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SDST
BYU
1st Intermission
NYI 0
PHI 0
 
1st Intermission
BOS 0
PIT 1
 
1st
FLA 0
MIN 1
 
1st
DET 0
OTT 1
 
2nd
BUF 7
NYJ 3
 
8:30pm Tonight
NOS
BAL