Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Detroit 107-101
|Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Detroit 107-101|
Nikola Pekovic scored 20 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds for Minnesota on Saturday, leading the Timberwolves to a 107-101 victory over Detroit at Target Center.
Even though Minnesota won, nobody won at the betting window as the game was a push (based on the closing point spread of 6). Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 195.5.
Minnesota got 20 points from J.J. Barea and another 14 points from Derrick Williams. Ricky Rubio contributed 6 assists, while Nikola Pekovic cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Detroit got 25 points from Brandon Knight in a losing cause and another 20 points from Rodney Stuckey. Brandon Knight contributed 6 assists for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond had 10 rebounds.
The Timberwolves hit the break leading 61-55 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 41 boards, while Minnesota only had 38.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.