Atlanta Defeats New Orleans 95-86 - Recap
The Hawks got a 23-point performance from Josh Smith, who added 13 rebounds as Atlanta ran past New Orleans 95-86 on Tuesday at New Orleans Arena.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 184.5.
Atlanta got 20 points from Al Horford and another 14 points from Kyle Korver. Jeff Teague contributed 8 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
New Orleans got 23 points from Ryan Anderson in a losing cause and another 17 points from Greivis Vasquez. Greivis Vasquez contributed 10 assists for the Hornets, while Anthony Davis had 13 rebounds.
Atlanta trailed at halftime, 50-44.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-39.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Hornets will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.