Minnesota vs Sacramento Recap - Timberwolves Win 108-97
Kevin Martin went off for 26 points and added 4 rebounds leading Minnesota over Sacramento, 108-97, on Saturday at Sleep Train Arena.
Bettors who backed the Timberwolves were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 216.5.
Minnesota got 22 points from Kevin Love and another 20 points from Nikola Pekovic. Ricky Rubio contributed 8 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Sacramento got 24 points from Rudy Gay in a losing cause and another 22 points from Isaiah Thomas. Isaiah Thomas contributed 8 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 17 rebounds.
Minnesota trailed at halftime, 56-53.
Sacramento had a 47-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Denver looking for another win. For Sacramento, they head home to face New Orleans.