Grizzlies vs Timberwolves Final: 85-80 - Recap
Memphis earned an 85-80 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Rudy Gay at FedExForum.
Bettors who backed the Grizzlies were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 190.5.
Quincy Pondexter had 17 points for Memphis and Marc Gasol chipped in with 12 points. Mike Conley had 7 assists for the Grizzlies, while Marreese Speights was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
Minnesota got 17 points from J.J. Barea in a losing cause and another 13 points from Derrick Williams. J.J. Barea contributed 6 assists for the Timberwolves, while Nikola Pekovic had 9 rebounds.
Memphis led at halftime, 44-34.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 59-47.
Next game, Memphis takes its act home to face Indiana looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Dallas.