• Timberwolves 89, Hornets 86: Box rating | Game details
The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Charlotte Hornets 89-86 within the NBA2K23 Summer League at Cox Pavilion on Saturday.
There have been only two ties and 4 lead changes on this game, with Minnesota riding a 31-18 third quarter to their comeback win. Charlotte actually led by 14 points heading into the locker room for halftime, however the T’Wolves went on a 45-16 run in a 14-minute span to take a game-high 15-point lead. Charlotte finished the sport on a 8-0 run but committed a turnover and had a 3-point shot blocked on their final two possessions with a probability to tie the sport. The Timberwolves outrebounded the Hornets by a margin of 33-27 while also outscoring them 21-12 in second-chance points. Minnesota ended up shooting 49.3% from the sphere while holding Charlotte to a rather lower 46.3%.
The Hornets (2-3) were led by JT Thor, who led the sport with 28 points and added three rebounds, two assists and five steals. No other starter reached double figures in scoring, but Bryce McGowens supplied nine points, five rebounds and two assists. Justin Minaya led the bench with 10 points and three boards.
The Timberwolves (2-3) were led by Kevon Harris, who finished with 23 points and three boards. The opposite starters with big games included Wendell Moore Jr., who compiled 15 points and five rebounds, Josh Minott, who totaled 12 points, five rebounds, two steals and two blocks and Marial Shayok, who collected seven points, six rebounds, 10 assists and 4 steals. Matt Lewis led the bench with 19 points, 4 boards and two thefts.
This marks the top of the NBA2K23 Summer League for each squads.