Nurkic scores 19, Trail Blazers defeat Timberwolves 111-81

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins, right, tries to get past Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum, left, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic had 19 points and 12 rebounds and led the Portland Trail Blazers to a 111-81 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.

Meyers Leonard had a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds off the bench. Following a game Saturday in which their bench struggled against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Trail Blazers' reserves bounced back Sunday and outscored the Wolves subs 44-23.

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