Recap - Timberwolves Defeat New Orleans 88-77
|Recap - Timberwolves Defeat New Orleans 88-77|
Kevin Love went off for 30 points and added 14 rebounds leading Minnesota to an 88-77 win over New Orleans on Wednesday at Target Center.
The Timberwolves were a 10-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 203.5.
Minnesota got 18 points from Kevin Martin and another 12 points from Dante Cunningham. Ricky Rubio contributed 6 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
New Orleans got 18 points from Al-Farouq Aminu in a losing cause and another 14 points from Eric Gordon. Brian Roberts contributed 3 assists for the Pelicans, while Greg Stiemsma had 12 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 47-35.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 50 boards, while New Orleans only had 48.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Grizzlies. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.