Recap - Bobcats Defeat Minnesota 102-101
The Timberwolves were burned for 25 points by Kemba Walker on Saturday as the Bobcats picked up a 102-101 win at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Bobcats earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 3-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 193.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Ramon Sessions had 23 points for Charlotte and Ben Gordon chipped in with 18 points. Kemba Walker had 8 assists for the Bobcats, while Bismack Biyombo was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Minnesota got 22 points from Luke Ridnour in a losing cause and another 19 points from J.J. Barea. Ricky Rubio contributed 8 assists for the Timberwolves, while Luke Ridnour had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 58-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 38 boards, while Minnesota only had 30.
Next game, Charlotte takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Los Angeles.