Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Philadelphia 106-99
|Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Philadelphia 106-99|
Kevin Love scored 26 points and chipped in with 15 rebounds for Minnesota on Wednesday, leading the Timberwolves to a 106-99 victory over Philadelphia at Target Center.
Minnesota did not, however, defeat the 76ers against the spread, which closed at 12.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 211.5.
Ricky Rubio had 21 points for Minnesota and Nikola Pekovic chipped in with 20 points. Ricky Rubio had 7 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
Philadelphia got 20 points from Spencer Hawes in a losing cause and another 20 points from Tony Wroten. Lorenzo Brown contributed 6 assists for the 76ers, while Evan Turner had 8 rebounds.
Minnesota trailed at halftime, 61-48.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-37.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.