It's a final: Pelicans 110, Wolves 88
Pelicans beat Timberwolves 110-88 for second straight victory
Pelicans shooting at 56 percent with 3:49 remaining in the fourth quarter vs. Timberwolves. N.O leading 100-82.
Pelicans 77, Wolves 70 after 3 quarters in New Orleans
Pelicans leading Timberwolves, 77-70, at end of third quarter.
Omer Asik has made 6-of-8 shots for 12 points. Pelicans shooting 56.3 percent and lead the Timberwolves 64-53.
Pelicans hold off Timberwolves second-quarter surge and head into halftime leading 50-41. Pelicans made 52.5 percent of their shots.
After Wolves got within 2 pts, Pelicans close 1st half on 9-2 run to take a 50-41 lead at the intermission
After trailing by as many as 14, Wolves have scratched back within 41-37 with 2:40 left before the half in NOLA
Wolves PR's Brad Ruiter just noted Adreian Payne scored 3 consecutive basket right after Michigan State beat Louisville in OT to reach FF
Bennett into game, first action since Feb. 20. Wolves trail 36-22 with 7:08 left before halftime
Not many problems for Pelicans in first quarter with 25-11 lead against Timberwolves, who made only 5 of 17 shots in quarter.
Budinger into game, Hamilton about to check in for Wolves. Dante Cunningham coming in for Pelicans, who lead 18-8 here in 1st qtr
Corrected: Timberwolves had five turnovers on their first seven possessions.
Timberwolves have turnovers on five turnovers on their seven possessions.
Pelicans have jumped out to 7-0 lead vs. Timberwolves.
In their 139-91 victory against the Timberwolves on Nov. 14, the Pelicans shot 66.7 percent from the field, highest in the NBA this season.
Starters for Wolves-Pelicans in New Orleans. Minnesota starting 3 rookies, including ROY favorite Andrew Wiggins: http://t.co/rAI7zY87gd
Bennett and Hummel are back and available to play today, Wolves let hardship 10-day on Kilpatrick expire
BBL. Glasgow Rocks 68 Cheshire Phoenix 77, Durham Wildcats 67 Plymouth Raiders 75, London Lions 88 Worcester Wolves 70
Where's the line to get on the Dekker bandwagon for Wolves' lotto pick?
Wolves update Bennett & Hummel to questionable in latest update. Bennett said Friday he's hoping to play vs Pelicans, Hummel said next week
It's a final: Rockets 120, Wolves 110. Harden w/ 33, Wiggins w/ 31
Rockets 120, Wolves 110. Harden with 33, Howard with 18. Wiggins with 31 for Wolves. Rockets hit 20 3-pointers.
Dwight Howard misses a shot for the first time in 2 months -- tip that rolled out. Wolves doubling him in post so he's passing it back out.
Rockets up, 90-80, after 3. Harden 31, Smith (6-7 FG) 15 & Rockets shooting 53.3 percent from the floor. Wiggins has 22 for Wolves.
Adreian Payne has 8 pts in 3rd & Wolves within 81-74 with 2:56 left in 3rd qtr
As shorthanded as Wolves are, the Minnesota bench owning Rockets reserves. Rockets bench 5 of 15; Wolves' 6 of 6.
Another dunk by Howard, a mini two-handed jam. He's got 10 and the Wolves need a timeout. As we do the Macarena at Toyota Center.
Rockets 60, Wolves 50 at the half
Nick Johnson vs. Wolves. All he does is makes driving layups. (He finished drive 16 secs into game nearly identical to game-winner in Minn.)
If you've got a computer or abacus at home...Rockets have made 9 3-pointers, Wolves have made 2. Rockets lead 56-46 late in 2nd qtr
Good to see Nick Johnson get some early time here against the Wolves.
Rockets 31, Wolves 22 after a quarter in Houston. Hamilton, Kilpatrick into game for the visitors