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Timberwolves Fall 100-94 Against New York - Game Recap

Carmelo Anthony went off for 36 points and added 9 rebounds leading New York to a 100-94 win over Minnesota on Friday at Target Center.

Bettors who backed the Knicks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 195.5.

New York got 15 points from J.R. Smith and another 11 points from Raymond Felton. Jason Kidd contributed 4 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Minnesota got 20 points from Luke Ridnour in a losing cause and another 19 points from Derrick Williams. Ricky Rubio contributed 11 assists for the Timberwolves, while Nikola Pekovic had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 52-45 at the break.

New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-41.

Next game, New York takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Memphis.