New Jersey vs New Orleans Recap - Hornets Win 105-91
Emeka Okafor scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading New Orleans over New Jersey, 105-91, on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans was a favorite by 8 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 186.5.
David West had 18 points for New Orleans and Marcus Thornton chipped in with 18 points. Chris Paul had 14 assists for the Hornets, while Emeka Okafor was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
New Jersey got 21 points from Devin Harris in a losing cause and another 16 points from Brook Lopez. Devin Harris contributed 8 assists for the Nets, while Troy Murphy had 7 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 57-50.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-30.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Orlando.