Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Washington 87-82

Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Washington 87-82

Minnesota earned an 87-82 victory over Washington on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Derrick Williams at Target Center.

The Timberwolves were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 188.5.

Minnesota got 15 points from Luke Ridnour and another 15 points from Ricky Rubio. Ricky Rubio contributed 11 assists, while Derrick Williams cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Washington got 19 points from John Wall in a losing cause and another 16 points from Trevor Ariza. John Wall contributed 7 assists for the Wizards, while Emeka Okafor had 14 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 48-43 at the break.

Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-34.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Wizards will aim to get back on the winning track at Brooklyn.