New Orleans Defeats Atlanta 93-86 - Recap
|New Orleans Defeats Atlanta 93-86 - Recap|
Chris Paul scored 22 points leading the Hornets to a 93-86 victory over Atlanta at New Orleans Arena on Sunday.
New Orleans was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 183.5.
New Orleans got 18 points from David West and another 14 points from Emeka Okafor. Chris Paul contributed 8 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Atlanta got 23 points from Joe Johnson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Marvin Williams. Mike Bibby contributed 5 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 55-46 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 47 boards, while Atlanta only had 38.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Timberwolves. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.