Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Portland 106-94
|Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Portland 106-94|
Kevin Love scored 29 points and added 16 rebounds for a double-double, leading Minnesota over Portland, 106-94, on Wednesday at Target Center.
Bettors who backed the Timberwolves were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 195.5.
Luke Ridnour had 22 points for Minnesota and Wes Johnson chipped in with 19 points. J.J. Barea had 7 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
The Trail Blazers got a 23-point performance from Raymond Felton, who was supported by 22 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Raymond Felton had 9 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Gerald Wallace grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 61-54 at the break.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-37.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lakers. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.