Oklahoma City vs New Orleans Wrap - New Orleans Wins 91-89
|Oklahoma City vs New Orleans Wrap - New Orleans Wins 91-89|
The Hornets grabbed a 91-89 win over the Thunder on Monday, behind a 24-point effort from Chris Paul at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 190.5.
New Orleans got 20 points from David West and another 11 points from Emeka Okafor. Chris Paul contributed 9 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Oklahoma City got 22 points from Kevin Durant in a losing cause and another 19 points from Jeff Green. Russell Westbrook contributed 10 assists for the Thunder, while Serge Ibaka had 10 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 50-45.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 41 boards, while New Orleans only had 33.
New Orleans heads into a battle against the Warriors. Oklahoma City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.