Minnesota Defeats San Antonio 106-96 - Recap
Kevin Love scored 24 points and chipped in with 15 rebounds for Minnesota on Monday, leading the Timberwolves to a 106-96 victory over San Antonio at Target Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.
Luke Ridnour had 19 points for Minnesota and Michael Beasley chipped in with 19 points. Luke Ridnour had 9 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
San Antonio got 16 points from Richard Jefferson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Tim Duncan. Tony Parker contributed 9 assists for the Spurs, while Matt Bonner had 6 rebounds.
The Timberwolves hit the break leading 66-59 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 38 boards, while San Antonio only had 30.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For San Antonio, they head home to face Golden State.