Hornets Fall 100-87 Against New York - Game Recap
The Hornets were burned for 27 points by Carmelo Anthony on Sunday as the Knicks picked up a 100-87 win at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks were a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 190.5.
Chris Copeland had 22 points for New York and Amar'e Stoudemire chipped in with 12 points. Jason Kidd had 8 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
New Orleans got 22 points from Eric Gordon in a losing cause and another 13 points from Anthony Davis. Greivis Vasquez contributed 6 assists for the Hornets, while Al-Farouq Aminu had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 49-41 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 47 boards, while New York only had 45.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Hornets will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.