Phoenix vs New Orleans Wrap - Phoenix Wins 93-78
The Suns grabbed a 93-78 win over the Hornets on Friday, behind an 18 -point effort from Hakim Warrick at New Orleans Arena.
Phoenix won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 182.5.
Jared Dudley had 16 points for Phoenix and Marcin Gortat chipped in with 12 points. Steve Nash had 12 assists for the Suns, while Channing Frye was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
New Orleans got 17 points from Carl Landry in a losing cause and another 12 points from Jarrett Jack. Greivis Vasquez contributed 5 assists for the Hornets, while Emeka Okafor had 16 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 52-45 at the break.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 57-47.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The Hornets will aim to get back on the winning track at Sacramento.