Phoenix Defeats Minnesota 84-83 - Recap
Phoenix earned an 84-83 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday, getting 14 points from Marcin Gortat at US Airways Center.
Phoenix did not, however, defeat the Timberwolves against the spread, which closed at 1.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 197.5.
Phoenix got 14 points from Wes Johnson and another 14 points from Markieff Morris. Goran Dragic contributed 7 assists, while Jermaine O'Neal cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Minnesota got 21 points from Derrick Williams in a losing cause and another 18 points from Nikola Pekovic. Ricky Rubio contributed 10 assists for the Timberwolves, while Derrick Williams had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 47-33 at the break.
Phoenix had a 56-52 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.