Trail Blazers Fall 120-109 Against Minnesota - Game Recap
Nikola Pekovic poured in 30 points for Minnesota on Wednesday, as they defeated Portland 120-109 at Target Center.
Minnesota was a favorite by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 212.5.
Minnesota got 29 points from Kevin Love and another 22 points from Kevin Martin. Kevin Love contributed 9 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers got a 36-point performance from Damian Lillard, who was supported by 20 points from Nicolas Batum. Damian Lillard had 6 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while LaMarcus Aldridge grabbed 14 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 69-43.
Minnesota had a 53-45 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face New Orleans.