Denver Falls 132-128 to Timberwolves - Recap
|Denver Falls 132-128 to Timberwolves - Recap|
Denver was victimized by Kevin Love for 33 points as the Timberwolves defeated the Nuggets 132-128 in NBA action on Monday.
Minnesota 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 216.5.
Minnesota got 22 points from Kevin Martin and another 16 points from Corey Brewer. Ricky Rubio contributed 5 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 19 rebounds.
The Nuggets got a 31-point performance from Ty Lawson, who was supported by 25 points from Wilson Chandler. Ty Lawson had 11 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Wilson Chandler grabbed 10 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 66-49.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-41.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Knicks. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.