Nowell has career night, Timberwolves rout Pelicans 135-105

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jaylen Nowell hit six 3-pointers on his way to a career-best 28 points, top overall draft choice Anthony Edwards scored 27 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied from an early 16-point deficit to rout the New Orleans Pelicans 135-105.

Rookie Jaden McDaniels hit his first four 3s and finished with a career-high 20 points for Minnesota, which won for just the eighth time this season and second time against New Orleans.

The Timberwolves, who combined for 19 3-pointers on 40 attempts. Zion Williamson scored 24 for the Pelicans. New Orleans made just 6 of 32 3-point attempts.