Boston Falls 110-100 to Timberwolves - Recap
The Celtics were burned for 29 points by Nikola Pekovic on Monday as the Timberwolves picked up a 110-100 win at Target Center.
Bettors who backed the Timberwolves were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 192.5.
Dante Cunningham had 19 points for Minnesota and Andrei Kirilenko chipped in with 17 points. Ricky Rubio had 10 assists for the Timberwolves, while Andrei Kirilenko was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Boston got 19 points from Avery Bradley in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jason Terry. Jeff Green contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Jeff Green had 7 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 57-52.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-31.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.