Hornets outgun Hawks
Peja Stojakovic dropped 29 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the New Orleans Hornets got past the Atlanta Hawks 116-101 on Wednesday night.
New Orleans covered as 9.5-point home favorites as the teams played over the 196-point total listed by oddsmakers.
Chris Paul had 23 points and 18 assists for the Hornets, who got 22 points from Jannero Pargo off the bench in the win.
Joe Johnson paced Atlanta with 24 points as Mike Bibby added 21 points for the Hawks.