Timberwolves Down Phoenix 117-86 - Match Report
Phoenix was run off the court by the Timberwolves on Friday as Minnesota blasted the Suns 117-86 at US Airways Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
Minnesota got 20 points from Andrei Kirilenko and another 18 points from Dante Cunningham. Ricky Rubio contributed 8 assists, while Greg Stiemsma cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Phoenix got 17 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 13 points from Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic contributed 10 assists for the Suns, while Luis Scola had 12 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 67-39.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-48.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Brooklyn.