The Timberwolves dominated most of the game. The Timberwolves went on their first run of the game, an 8-0 push at the 7:37 mark in the 1st quarter, in a 1-minute span setting the score at 18-10. Jalen McDaniels led the Hornets 1 minute 9-0 push with 3:16 left in the 2nd quarter scoring 5 points and setting the score at 57-48. D’Angelo Russell led the Wolves 2 minutes 9-0 push with 1:41 left in the 2nd quarter scoring 5 points and setting the score at 66-48.
Graham led the Hornets 2 minutes 9-0 push at the 10:01 mark in the 3rd quarter scoring 7 points and setting the score at 71-65. The Hornets went on a 12-2 run with 4:00 left in the 4th quarter, in a 4-minute span making it 102-111.
For the Charlotte Hornets: Jalen McDaniels broke his cold shooting slump with 6 rebounds. He has been underwhelming this season averaging only no rebounds. Devonte’ Graham contributed 28 points (9-of-20 from the field), 8 assists and 2 steals. Bismack Biyombo contributed 14 points (6-of-8 from the field), 7 offensive rebounds and 10 rebounds. Miles Bridges contributed 20 points (6-of-16 FG) and 3 threes made. Malik Monk contributed 25 points (10-of-20 FG), 3 assists and 2 steals.
Top performers for the Minnesota Timberwolves: Juancho Hernangomez contributed 16 points (5-of-18 from the field), 4 offensive rebounds and 12 rebounds. Malik Beasley contributed 28 points (11-of-25 shooting), 3 assists and 6 rebounds. Naz Reid contributed 12 points (4-of-7 shooting) and 6 rebounds. D’Angelo Russell contributed 26 points (9-of-23 from the field), 11 assists and 6 rebounds. James Johnson contributed 5 assists, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals. Both teams were at full strength today with no notable injuries.
In the last head-to-head matchup between the teams, the T-wolves won on the road. The Wolves will take off for a 4 game road trip following another 1 home game. The Hornets’ next matchups are away vs CHI, home vs BKN, away vs IND. The T-wolves and the Hornets had played their last game two days ago. Get all the Timberwolves tickets with no fees at TickPick. Top seats to Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Boston Celtics at Target Center starting from 32 dollars!