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Los Angeles Falls 93-88 to Hornets - Recap

Chris Paul scored 27 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading New Orleans over Los Angeles, 93-88, on Sunday at New Orleans Arena.

The Hornets were a 6-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 183.5.

Trevor Ariza had 19 points for New Orleans and Carl Landry chipped in with 16 points. Chris Paul had 15 assists for the Hornets, while Chris Paul was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

Los Angeles got 17 points from Kobe Bryant in a losing cause and another 16 points from Pau Gasol. Kobe Bryant contributed 8 assists for the Lakers, while Andrew Bynum had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 49-45 at the break.

The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 39 boards, while Los Angeles only had 32.