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Timberwolves Fall 95-81 Against New Orleans - Game Recap

New Orleans got 18 points from Trevor Ariza en route to a 95-81 victory over Minnesota on Friday at Target Center.

The Hornets were a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 195.5.

New Orleans got 17 points from Chris Paul and another 13 points from Jarrett Jack. Chris Paul contributed 8 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Minnesota got 22 points from Wes Johnson in a losing cause and another 22 points from Luke Ridnour. Kevin Love contributed 5 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 14 rebounds.

New Orleans led at halftime, 55-43.

The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 48 boards, while New Orleans only had 33.

New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rockets. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track vs Golden State.