Hornets vs Raptors Final: 85-81 - Recap
The Hornets got a 23-point performance from David West, who added 10 rebounds as New Orleans ran past Toronto 85-81 on Monday at New Orleans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Hornets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 193.5.
New Orleans got 17 points from Emeka Okafor and another 17 points from Jarrett Jack. Chris Paul contributed 11 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Toronto got 23 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing cause and another 17 points from Amir Johnson. Jose Calderon contributed 13 assists for the Raptors, while Ed Davis had 12 rebounds.
The Hornets hit the break trailing 44-37 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-42.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face San Antonio.