nba Game Recap< BACK

Denver Defeats Minnesota 114-103 - Recap

Minnesota was victimized for 31 points and 14 rebounds by Nikola Jokic as the Nuggets defeated the Timberwolves 114-103 in NBA action on Thursday.

Bettors who backed the Nuggets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 231.0.

Markus Howard had 15 points for Denver and Aaron Gordon chipped in with 15 points. Facundo Campazzo had 9 assists for the Nuggets, while Nikola Jokic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.

Minnesota got 29 points from Anthony Edwards in a losing cause and another 20 points from Karl-Anthony Towns. Anthony Edwards contributed 5 assists for the Timberwolves, while Karl-Anthony Towns had 11 rebounds.

Denver led at halftime, 63-52.

Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-43.

Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Boston.