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Associated Press New Orleans small forward Al-Farouq Aminu blocks the shot of Minnesota power forward Dante Cunningham during the first half Friday in New Orleans.

Vasquez powers New Orleans past Timberwolves


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Greivis Vasquez had 18 points and 13 assists to lead the New Orleans Hornets to a 104-92 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

Eric Gordon added 16 points, Ryan Anderson had 15, Jason Smith 14, Al-Farouz Aminu 12 and Roger Mason 10 for the Hornets, who have won five out of six with Gordon in the starting lineup. Aminu also had 13 rebounds.

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