Minnesota Defeats Los Angeles 109-97 - Recap
Derrick Williams scored 27 points for Minnesota on Tuesday, leading the Timberwolves to a 109-97 victory over Los Angeles at STAPLES Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.
Minnesota got 27 points from Michael Beasley and another 12 points from Nikola Pekovic. Ricky Rubio contributed 9 assists, while Ricky Rubio cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 30 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 27 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul contributed 6 assists for the Clippers, while DeAndre Jordan had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 54-51 at the break.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-39.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Sacramento.