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Minnesota point guard Alexey Shved, right, and power forward Dante Cunningham, left, defend Chicago’s Carlos Boozer during the first half Monday at United Center in Chicago. USA TODAY Sports

Timberwolves shut down Bulls


CHICAGO — Minnesota forward Kevin Love scored 31 points, leading the Timberwolves to a 95-86 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at the United Center.

The victory ended Minnesota’s seven-game losing streak to Chicago.

Two players who have missed the majority of the season with injuries brought a spark from the bench. Forward Ronny Turiaf scored 14 points and forward Chase Budinger added 12 for the Timberwolves.

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