Wolves hold on to beat NO 02 Nov 17

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jimmy Butler hit a go-ahead 20-foot jumper as he was fouled with 34 seconds left to cap off a 23-point performance, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 104-98. Andrew Wiggins scored 18 points for Minnesota, which has won three straight. The Timberwolves nearly blew a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter. DeMarcus Cousins had 35 points and nine rebounds. Anthony Davis had 24 points and 10 rebounds, including a dunk that briefly tied it at 96.