However, the Timberwolves closed out the quarter with a 24-6 run, capped by Gorgui Dieng's follow-up dunk with 3.4 seconds left, to go ahead 49-47."We got off to a good start, but then we had a stretch where (Minnesota) got going," Hornets coach Steve Clifford said.
"They have a lot of talented individual players, so the second quarter was a struggle.
"This was a very big win for us."Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 14 rebounds, and Anthony Wiggins added 25 points for the Timberwolves, who were up 55-51 with left in the third quarter.
But that's when Walker came up big for the Hornets.
The team's previous low was 13 points scored by the Atlanta Hawks on Nov. UP NEXTTimberwolves: Host the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.
Charlotte has won four straight in the series and is 9-2 at home against Minnesota since re-joining the NBA in 2004-05. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited CHARLOTTE, N. (AP) There's no secret recipe to the Charlotte Hornets' recent success - when Kemba Walker scores big, the Hornets usually win.
Four of their final six games on the homestand are against sub-.500 teams, and they've won four straight and seven of eight at Charlotte.
Defense has been the club's calling card during the upswing, though it's also been quite efficient on the offensive end of late.
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