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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 10:  Kevin Love #42 of the Minnesota Timberwolves protects the ball from Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks during the game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Dallas Mavericks on February 10, 2012 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavericks Hold Off Wolves 104-97 Behind Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki welcomed Kevin Love back from his two-game suspension with a season-high 33 points, winning the matchup of Western Conference All-Star power forwards and helping the Dallas Mavericks stave off a Minnesota rally with 104-97 victory over the Timberwolves on Friday.

02/10/2012