Utah vs New Orleans Wrap - New Orleans Wins 100-71
The Hornets blew out Utah on Friday, running up the score in a 100-71 win at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 192.5.
New Orleans got 23 points from David West and another 19 points from Marcus Thornton. Chris Paul contributed 10 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Utah got 14 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 10 points from Deron Williams. Deron Williams contributed 5 assists for the Jazz, while Paul Millsap had 6 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 50-33.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-24.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Utah, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.