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Recap - Timberwolves Defeat New Orleans 97-95

New Orleans was scorched by Derrick Williams for 28 points as the Timberwolves defated the Hornets 97-95 in NBA action on Sunday.

Minnesota was a favorite by 1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 191.5.

Ricky Rubio had 16 points for Minnesota and Nikola Pekovic chipped in with 13 points. Luke Ridnour had 6 assists for the Timberwolves, while Derrick Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

New Orleans got 24 points from Greivis Vasquez in a losing cause and another 20 points from Robin Lopez. Greivis Vasquez contributed 5 assists for the Hornets, while Robin Lopez had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 52-50 at the break.

New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-27.

Minnesota heads into a battle against the Grizzlies. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.