Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Washington 93-72
|Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Washington 93-72|
Washington was run off the court by the Timberwolves on Sunday as Minnesota blasted the Wizards 93-72 at Verizon Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 196.5.
Minnesota got 20 points from Kevin Love and another 14 points from Derrick Williams. Ricky Rubio contributed 14 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Wizards got a 14-point performance from Nick Young, who was supported by 14 points from Trevor Booker. John Wall had 6 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Andray Blatche grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 48-34 at the break.
Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-44.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Raptors. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.