Recap - Hornets Defeat Dallas 99-96

Recap - Hornets Defeat Dallas 99-96

New Orleans got 25 points from Greivis Vasquez en route to a 99-96 victory over Dallas on Saturday at American Airlines Center.

New Orleans was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 193.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

New Orleans got 16 points from Ryan Anderson and another 14 points from Eric Gordon. Greivis Vasquez contributed 9 assists, while Al-Farouq Aminu cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

The Mavericks got a 20-point performance from Dirk Nowitzki, who was supported by 17 points from Vince Carter. Darren Collison had 5 assists in a losing cause for Dallas, while Shawn Marion grabbed 9 rebounds.

The Hornets hit the break trailing 47-40 before taking care of business in the second half.

New Orleans had a 44-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track at Utah.