Kelly Oubre Jr. matched a career high with seven 3-pointers and had 27 points off the bench, helping the surging Charlotte Hornets snap the Minnesota Timberwolves’ five-game winning streak with a 133-115 victory Friday night. Miles Bridges and Gordon Hayward each had 18 points, and LaMelo Ball had 10 points and 13 assists. The Hornets have won eight of their last nine games.
The Hornets defeated the Timberwolves, 133-115. Kelly Oubre Jr. led all scorers with 27 points (7-13 3pt FG) for the Hornets, while LaMelo Ball added 10 points, six rebounds and 13 assists in the victory. Karl-Anthony Towns tallied 25 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Timberwolves in the losing effort. The Hornets improve to 13-8 on the season, while the Timberwolves fall to 9-10.
Here are the individual player grades as the Charlotte Hornets defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.