Hornets slam Timberwolves

Emeka Okafor scored 23 points Sunday night, as the New Orleans Hornets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-86.

The Hornets were a 5.5-point favorite in the game and easily covered the spread. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (213).

Marcus Thornton added 22 points for New Orleans and Darren Collison chipped in with 17 points and 11 assists.

Ryan Gomes led Minnesota with 18 points and Ramon Sessions had 17 points.