Minnesota vs New Jersey Wrap - New Jersey Wins 107-105
Brook Lopez poured in 30 points for New Jersey on Tuesday, as they defeated Minnesota 107-105 at Prudential Center.
New Jersey won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 207.5.
New Jersey got 18 points from Deron Williams and another 17 points from Sasha Vujacic. Deron Williams contributed 21 assists, while Brook Lopez cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 20-point performance from Michael Beasley, who was supported by 20 points from Anthony Randolph. Luke Ridnour had 9 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Michael Beasley grabbed 11 rebounds.
New Jersey led at halftime, 61-50.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-37.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Phoenix.