Suns Fall 100-95 Against New Orleans - Game Recap
Chris Paul went off for 26 points and added 5 rebounds leading New Orleans over Phoenix, 100-95, on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
The Hornets were a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 196.5.
David West had 16 points for New Orleans and Emeka Okafor chipped in with 16 points. Chris Paul had 9 assists for the Hornets, while Emeka Okafor was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Suns got a 25-point performance from Jared Dudley, who was supported by 21 points from Vince Carter. Steve Nash had 10 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Marcin Gortat grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Hornets hit the break leading 56-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 43 boards, while Phoenix only had 36.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Golden State.