Washington Falls 109-97 to Timberwolves - Recap
|Washington Falls 109-97 to Timberwolves - Recap|
Kevin Love went off for 35 points and added 11 rebounds leading Minnesota to a 109-97 win over Washington on Thursday at Target Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 208.5.
Luke Ridnour had 16 points for Minnesota and Darko Milicic chipped in with 14 points. Luke Ridnour had 9 assists for the Timberwolves, while Darko Milicic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Washington got 19 points from Rashard Lewis in a losing cause and another 18 points from Kirk Hinrich. John Wall contributed 10 assists for the Wizards, while Yi Jianlian had 8 rebounds.
The Timberwolves hit the break leading 55-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 47 boards, while Washington only had 38.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Wizards will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.