Minnesota vs Portland Recap - Trail Blazers Win 108-97
|Minnesota vs Portland Recap - Trail Blazers Win 108-97|
The Timberwolves were burned for 32 points by Damian Lillard on Sunday as the Trail Blazers picked up a 108-97 win at Rose Garden.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 215.5.
Portland got 22 points from Nicolas Batum and another 17 points from Wesley Matthews. Damian Lillard contributed 5 assists, while Thomas Robinson cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
Minnesota got 31 points from Kevin Love in a losing cause and another 21 points from J.J. Barea. Ricky Rubio contributed 11 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 60-52 at the break.
Minnesota had a 48-46 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.