Minnesota vs Denver Wrap - Minnesota Wins 101-97
The Timberwolves got 17 points from Alexey Shved as Minnesota ran past Denver 101-97 on Thursday at Pepsi Center.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 201.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got 17 points from J.J. Barea and another 14 points from Luke Ridnour. Alexey Shved contributed 5 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
The Nuggets got a 16-point performance from Kosta Koufos, who was supported by 16 points from Ty Lawson. Andre Miller had 10 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Kosta Koufos grabbed 7 rebounds.
The Timberwolves hit the break leading 47-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
Minnesota had a 52-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Portland looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face Utah.