The New Jersey Nets lost by three points to the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Prudential Center by a score of 108-105 Friday night. Even though the Nets won the game before this, they have lost three of the last four and their 8-16 record puts them in the bottom five teams in the Eastern Conference. Meanwhile, the Timberwolves have an 11-12 record, which puts them in 11th place in the Western Conference.
The Nets were led by guard Anthony Morrow, who had a 42-point performance against the Timberwolves. Kris Humphries scored 16, while Deron Williams scored 12.
The Timberwolves starters were led by Kevin Love who scored 20 points.
The Nets will look to rebound from their loss at home when they take the short trip to New York City to play the Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.. The Timberwolves are looking to build off their win over the Nets at home against the Houston Rockets on Saturday night at 8 p.m.