Timberwolves vs Thunder Final: 100-81 - Recap
|Timberwolves vs Thunder Final: 100-81 - Recap|
Kevin Love scored 24 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for Minnesota on Friday, leading the Timberwolves to a 100-81 victory over Oklahoma City at Target Center.
The Timberwolves were a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 201.5.
Nikola Pekovic had 15 points for Minnesota and Ricky Rubio chipped in with 14 points. Ricky Rubio had 10 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Oklahoma City got 16 points from Jeremy Lamb in a losing cause and another 13 points from Kevin Durant. Reggie Jackson contributed 4 assists for the Thunder, while Serge Ibaka had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 59-39 at the break.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-42.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Knicks. The Thunder will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.