Timberwolves Down Phoenix 111-107 - Match Report
Minnesota got 28 points and 11 rebounds from Nikola Pekovic en route to a 111-107 victory over Phoenix on Saturday at Target Center.
Bettors who backed the Timberwolves were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 194.5.
Minnesota got 23 points from Kevin Love and another 20 points from Andrei Kirilenko. Alexey Shved contributed 10 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
Phoenix got 33 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 21 points from Shannon Brown. Goran Dragic contributed 12 assists for the Suns, while Luis Scola had 10 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 64-58.
Minnesota had a 51-46 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track at Oklahoma City.