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Portland Defeats Minnesota 113-106 - Recap

Minnesota was scorched by Damian Lillard for 29 points as the Trail Blazers defeated the Timberwolves 113-106 in NBA action on Saturday.

The winning margin fell right on the closing number of -7.0, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting UNDER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an UNDER play.

CJ McCollum had 26 points for Portland and Kent Bazemore chipped in with 19 points. Damian Lillard had 7 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Hassan Whiteside was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 22 boards.

Minnesota got 33 points from Andrew Wiggins in a losing cause and another 18 points from Shabazz Napier. Jeff Teague contributed 8 assists for the Timberwolves, while Gorgui Dieng had 12 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 61-52 at the break.

Portland had a 45-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pelicans. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at Golden State.