Recap - Wizards Defeat Minnesota 103-96
|Recap - Wizards Defeat Minnesota 103-96|
The Wizards grabbed a 103-96 win over the Timberwolves on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Andray Blatche at Verizon Center.
Washington was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 212.5.
John Wall had 18 points for Washington and Maurice Evans chipped in with 15 points. John Wall had 8 assists for the Wizards, while John Wall was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Minnesota got 20 points from Kevin Love in a losing cause and another 18 points from Michael Beasley. Luke Ridnour contributed 6 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 21 rebounds.
The Wizards hit the break leading 51-49 before taking care of business in the second half.
Minnesota had a 48-44 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.