Timberwolves Fall 101-97 Against Boston - Game Recap
Minnesota was victimized for 24 points and 11 rebounds by Jared Sullinger as the Celtics defeated the Timberwolves 101-97 in NBA action on Monday.
The Celtics were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 199.5.
Boston got 19 points from Avery Bradley and another 15 points from Jordan Crawford. Jared Sullinger contributed 5 assists, while Jared Sullinger cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Minnesota got 27 points from Kevin Love in a losing cause and another 13 points from Nikola Pekovic. J.J. Barea contributed 11 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 51-50 at the break.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-50.
Boston heads into a battle against the Pistons. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Portland.