Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/13/14
NEW ORLEANS -- Despite early foul trouble, Greivis Vasquez scored 18 points and dished out 13 assists as the New Orleans Hornets defeated the undermanned Minnesota Timberwolves 104-92 Friday night at the New Orleans Arena. Eric Gordon added 16 points as New Orleans erased an early 18-point deficit to get the win. The Hornets (11-25) won their fourth consecutive game -- their longest winning streak of the season -- to improve their record to 11-25. Minnesota (16-17) played with only nine players, due to injuries to All-Star forward Kevin Love and Brandon Roy. They also were without head coach Rick Adelman, who missed his third consecutive game while tending to his ill wife, Mary Kay, at a Minneapolis hospital. The Timberwolves closed the first quarter on a 20-2 run to take command, 29-14. Luke Ridnour had seven points and Andrei Kirilenko added five to key the surge, and the Hornets went 5 1/2 minutes without scoring. The Timberwolves also forced the Hornets into seven first-...
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