The third-year point guard led the Hornets back by dissecting the Wolves with pick-and-roll plays, finding his big men for open shots and recording his third consecutive double-double (18 points, 13 assists).
BY THE NUMBERS
18 Wolves' first-quarter lead, 29-11.
4 Hornets' winning streak after they had lost 11 in a row earlier this season.
4-18 The Wolves' three-point shooting figures. The worst team in the league at that this season did it again with a 22.2 percent night.
5 Wolves starters in double figures, but their depleted bench got outscored 45-14 by the Hornets' reserves.