Timberwolves vs Hornets Final: 104-92 - Recap
Kevin Love scored 27 points and added 17 rebounds for a double-double, leading Minnesota over New Orleans, 104-92, on Monday at New Orleans Arena.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 202.5.
Minnesota got 14 points from Michael Beasley and another 13 points from Jonny Flynn. Jonny Flynn contributed 6 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
The Hornets got an 18 -point performance from David West, who was supported by 17 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul had 13 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Aaron Gray grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 60-46 at the break.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-43.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face New Jersey.