The Los Angeles Lakers got the win tonight over the Minnesota Timberwolves, but the star of the game was Kevin Love. The former UCLA Bruin scored 23 points and grabbed 24 rebounds, including 11 on the offensive end. The 24 rebounds by Love are an NBA season high this year. Since the 1986-1987 season -- the earliest season for which full game logs are kept -- Love's game tonight was just the 22nd 20-point, 20-rebound effort, and the first since January 16, 2009.
|20-20 Games vs. Lakers Since 1986-87|
Amazingly, 19 different players have had 20-20 games against the Lakers in the last 23+ seasons. Charles Barkley is the only player to turn the trick more than once, with four 20-20 games in his career.
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