10* NBA Game of the Week
(NBA) Phoenix vs. Minnesota, 04/20/2024 3:30 PM, Score: 95 - 120
Point Spread: -2.00 | -114.00 Minnesota (Home)
Result: Win
Phoenix won the season series with the Timberwolves, winning all three games, including a resounding, important win in the final game of the regular season. With Minnesota still having a chance to secure the West’s No. 1 seed on the season’s final day, they had an awful start. Phoenix started the game 16 for 24 from the field and they raced to a 22-point first quarter lead. Anthony Edwards is the key for Minnesota, and he has averaged 26.0 points, 5.0 assists, 4.1 rebounds, and 1.4 steals in 33.4 minutes per game. Ruby Gobert should have a big game as well as he has been in double digits in 11 of the last 12 games, averaging 15.9 points, 13.0 rebounds, 2.1 blocks, 1.9 assists and 1.0 steals over that stretch to close the regular season. He is also the reason Minnesota led the NBA in defensive rating. Look for the W-Wolves defense to be the difference here and the MINN to get the win in game 1 on Saturday!