Nets vs Timberwolves Final: 114-99 - Recap
|Nets vs Timberwolves Final: 114-99 - Recap|
The Nets got 22 points from Paul Pierce as Brooklyn ran past Minnesota 114-99 on Sunday at Barclays Center.
Bettors who backed the Nets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 211.5.
Brooklyn got 19 points from Joe Johnson and another 14 points from Andray Blatche. Deron Williams contributed 5 assists, while Mason Plumlee cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 21-point performance from Corey Brewer, who was supported by 21 points from Kevin Martin. Ricky Rubio had 12 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Gorgui Dieng grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Brooklyn were victorious, as the score was 59-54 at the break.
Brooklyn had a 43-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Brooklyn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rockets. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.