Recap - Timberwolves Defeat Philadelphia 126-95
The battle between the Timberwolves and 76ers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Philadelphia was handed a 126-95 defeat on Monday at Wells Fargo Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 221.5.
Minnesota got 26 points from Kevin Love and another 18 points from Kevin Martin. Ricky Rubio contributed 8 assists, while Nikola Pekovic cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 20 points from Thaddeus Young in a losing cause and another 14 points from James Anderson. Michael Carter-Williams contributed 7 assists for the 76ers, while James Anderson had 7 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 70-54.
Minnesota had a 53-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Suns. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.