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Timberwolves Fall 102-97 Against Portland - Game Recap

The Trail Blazers got a 26-point performance from Nicolas Batum as Portland ran past Minnesota 102-97 on Saturday at Target Center.

Portland was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 190.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Portland got 26 points from Wesley Matthews and another 20 points from Damian Lillard. Damian Lillard contributed 6 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Minnesota got 21 points from Nikola Pekovic in a losing cause and another 18 points from Derrick Williams. Alexey Shved contributed 7 assists for the Timberwolves, while Nikola Pekovic had 15 rebounds.

Portland led at halftime, 53-43.

The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 52 boards, while Portland only had 39.

Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.