The Wolves of Minnesota met last night the Sacramento Kings, where Luc played for few months before he joined the Timberwolves. Happy reunion since the Timberwolves have won by two points 104-102 points after a very tight match.
It was the rookie Gorgui Dieng who distinguished himself during the game with the first double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds, and 5 ) of his career.
In the first quarter, the Wolves very strong start and quickly outpace the Kings leading 19-29, the talented Derrick Williams will bring 10 points straight. Despite this rapid rise, the Wolves were ahead at the end of the 1st quarter 32-29. In the second, Sacramento will continue its momentum, Kevin Love will as usual keeps the Wolves in the good sense of the game with 26 points 10 rebounds and 5 assists but the Kings are taking over by one point at the halftime 54-53.
In the third quarter ( 24-20 ), the Wolves will resume above 97-95 before starting a great money time. Wolves are well and even widens the 5 points before Thomas does reduce with 3 points to 13 seconds of the match. A duel agrees with Martin in the wake gives some air to Wolves with 2 free throws ( 102-98 ), but Thomas did not loose and further remark. Finally, it is Martin who has the last word with the last two points of the game to 5’7 seconds the buzzer, which will be enough to win the 104-102 victory. Luc Mbah a Moute took part in 6.02 minutes of play.