Hornets cruise past Magic

Chris Paul netted 36 points and dished out 10 assists, as the New Orleans Hornets ran past the Orlando Magic 117-85 Wednesday night.

New Orleans covered the 1.5-point spread, while the combined score made it OVER the posted total of 189.

Rasual Butler collected 15 points with eight assists, and David West added 14 points in the win.

Rashard Lewis had 17 points, five rebounds and eight assists in the loss for Orlando.