Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Charlotte 88-83
|Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Charlotte 88-83|
The Bobcats were burned for 40 points by Kevin Love on Wednesday as the Timberwolves picked up an 88-83 win at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 5 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for UNDER bettors based on the closing total of 202.5.
Minnesota got 15 points from Luke Ridnour and another 11 points from Anthony Tolliver. Luke Ridnour contributed 14 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 19 rebounds.
Charlotte got 22 points from Corey Maggette in a losing cause and another 20 points from Kemba Walker. D.J. Augustin contributed 8 assists for the Bobcats, while Eduardo Najera had 8 rebounds.
The Timberwolves hit the break trailing 47-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 50 boards, while Charlotte only had 38.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head home to face Denver.