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Phoenix vs New Orleans Recap - Hornets Win 109-97

The Hornets got a 31-point performance from Willie Green as New Orleans handed Phoenix a 109-97 defeat on Friday at New Orleans Arena.

The Hornets were a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 197.5.

New Orleans got 21 points from Trevor Ariza and another 17 points from Carl Landry. Chris Paul contributed 12 assists, while Trevor Ariza cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

The Suns got an 18 -point performance from Jared Dudley, who was supported by 17 points from Marcin Gortat. Aaron Brooks had 9 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Jared Dudley grabbed 7 rebounds.

New Orleans led at halftime, 59-53.

The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 37 boards, while Phoenix only had 36.

Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Memphis looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Dallas.