Hornets Down San Antonio 96-72 - Match Report
The Hornets blew out San Antonio on Saturday, running up the score in a 96-72 win at New Orleans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Hornets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 185.5.
New Orleans got 18 points from David West and another 18 points from Marcus Thornton. Chris Paul contributed 6 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
San Antonio got 11 points from Tiago Splitter in a losing cause and another 10 points from Tony Parker. Manu Ginobili contributed 6 assists for the Spurs, while DeJuan Blair had 6 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 41-38.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 57 boards, while San Antonio only had 32.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For San Antonio, they head on the road to face Golden State.