Love also scored 23 points to help Minnesota snap their five-match losing streak. Tyreke Evans and DeMarcus Cousins each scored 20 points for the Kings, who remain bottom of the Pacific Division.
The Indiana Pacers snatched a last-gasp 79-77 win over the LA Lakers, with George Hill on hand with the winning points in the final second.
Kobe Bryant had only just levelled the scores with a three-pointer to take his tally to 40 points - 21 more than the game's next highest-scorer, Hill.
The Philadelphia 76ers claimed a 100-98 win over the Dallas Mavericks, with Evan Turner's 22 points and Thaddeus Young's 20 setting them on their way.
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost again with their 91-78 loss at the hands of the Phoenix Suns seeing them drop to 3-12 for the season.
Like Cleveland, the Toronto Raptors have now lost 12 of their 15 matches this season following a 117-101 defeat to the Houston Rockets.
Houston made it four wins in a row with James Harden (24 points and 12 assists), Patrick Patterson (22 points) and Omer Asik (13 points and 18 rebounds) all impressing.