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Hornets Down Utah 96-85 - Match Report

Eric Gordon scored 25 points for New Orleans on Friday, leading the Hornets to a 96-85 victory over Utah at New Orleans Arena.

New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 191.5.

Chris Kaman had 19 points for New Orleans and Al-Farouq Aminu chipped in with 11 points. Eric Gordon had 6 assists for the Hornets, while Jason Smith was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Utah got 27 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 19 points from Al Jefferson. Devin Harris contributed 8 assists for the Jazz, while Derrick Favors had 13 rebounds.

The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 39 boards, while New Orleans only had 33.

New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Jazz will aim to get back on the winning track at Memphis.