Hornets vs Hawks Final: 100-59 - Recap
New Orleans cruised to victory on Friday, running Atlanta out of the gym and running up a 100-59 score at Philips Arena.
New Orleans was an underdog by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 183.5.
New Orleans got 16 points from Chris Paul and another 15 points from David West. Chris Paul contributed 8 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Hawks got a 14-point performance from Jamal Crawford, who was supported by 13 points from Josh Smith. Joe Johnson had 3 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Josh Smith grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 49-34 at the break.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 55-32.
New Orleans heads into a battle against the Spurs. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Charlotte.