Spurs reel in Hornets

Six players reached double figures as the San Antonio Spurs clipped the New Orleans Hornets 113-96 in their season-opener Wednesday night.

San Antonio covered the 9.5-point spread, while the 209 points sailed OVER the posted total of 186.5.

DeJuan Blair had a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Spurs. Chris Paul scored a game-high 26 points in a losing cause.