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PDX Sports Saturday

KEVIN LOVETrail Blazers

Minnesota, with star Kevin Love and coach Rick Adelman, visit Moda Center, 7 p.m. (CSNNW, NBATV).

  • NBA Western Conference standings through Friday

    Top eight

    Oklahoma City 34-10

    San Antonio 33-10

    Portland 32-11

    L.A. Clippers 30-15

    Houston 29-16

    Golden State 26-18

    Phoenix 24-18

    Dallas 25-20

  • Others

    Memphis 21-20

    Minnesota 21-21

    Denver 20-21

    New Orleans 17-25

    L.A. Lakers 16-28

    Sacramento 15-27

    Utah 14-29

  • Notes: OKC has won six in a row. … Portland is 17-4 at home. Minnesota is 9-13 on the road. …

    The Timberwolves have won three in a row. … Minnesota had to play Friday night, and the T-Wolves won at Golden State 121-120 — their first victory in 12 games decided by four points or less. Kevin Martin scored 26 points and hit the key 20-footer with 8.4 seconds left. Kevin Love had 26 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists — but rolled an ankle in the third quarter. Nikola Pekovic added 22 points and 14 rebounds. Minnesota allowed the Warriors to shoot 55.1 percent from the field. … Love: "Eventually, we were going to win games like that. We just need to grow up in situations like that and get a little bit of luck on our side." …

    Portland has won 14 of its last 15 home games against Minnesota. … LaMarcus Aldridge finished fifth in fan voting for NBA Western Conference forwards, while Love was voted into the starting frontcourt along with Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin. … Aldridge is averaging 24.7 points and 11.6 rebounds per game this season, both career highs. He is coming off a career-high 44-point outburst that led Portland to a come-from-behind, 110-105 win at home over Denver on Thursday. He scored Portland's final 15 points. … Love is at 25.0 points and 13.0 rebounds, with a career-best 4.2 assists. … Overall, Portland is 21-3 in its past 24 games with the Timberwolves.

  • Boys basketball

    Grant plays at Thurston, 7:30 p.m.

    Lincoln goes to South Eugene, 7 p.m., in another Class 6A league game.

  • Girls basketball

    Grant is at Thurston, 5:30 p.m.

    Lincoln is at South Eugene, 5:30 p.m.

  • College men's basketball

    San Diego visits Chiles Center for a 1 p.m. game against Portland.

    Southern Utah plays at Portland State's Stott Center, 7 p.m.

    Oregon is at Washington State 4 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks).

    Oregon State takes on Washington at Seattle, 2 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks).

    Lewis & Clark goes to Whitworth for an 8 p.m. game.

    Warner Pacific is at Concordia for a crosstown Cascade Collegiate Conference match-up, 7:30 p.m.

  • College women's basketball

    Portland is at Loyola Marymount, 2 p.m.

    Lewis & Clark is at Whitworth, 6 p.m.

    Warner Pacific visits Concordia, 5:30 p.m.

  • College wrestling

    Oklahoma is at OSU, 11:30 a.m. (Pac-12 Networks).

  • College gymnastics

    Iowa State visits Oregon State, 7 p.m.

  • Prep wrestling

    Lincoln competes in a tournament at Tigard.

    Cleveland and Wilson are at a Hood River Valley tourney.