New Orleans Defeats Sacramento 94-91 - Recap
Chris Paul scored 22 points and added 11 assists for a double-double, leading New Orleans over Sacramento, 94-91, on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 187.5.
Marcus Thornton had 19 points for New Orleans and David West chipped in with 11 points. Chris Paul had 11 assists for the Hornets, while David West was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Sacramento got 22 points from Tyreke Evans in a losing cause and another 20 points from Beno Udrih. Tyreke Evans contributed 7 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 7 rebounds.
The Hornets hit the break trailing 57-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-41.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Utah looking for another win. For Sacramento, they head on the road to face Oklahoma City.