Hornets vs Cavaliers Final: 96-81 - Recap
David West scored 23 points leading the Hornets to a 96-81 victory over Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 193.5.
Marco Belinelli had 18 points for New Orleans and Jarrett Jack chipped in with 14 points. Chris Paul had 11 assists for the Hornets, while David West was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Cleveland got 17 points from Baron Davis in a losing cause and another 15 points from Ramon Sessions. Baron Davis contributed 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while J.J. Hickson had 10 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 51-48.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-37.
New Orleans heads into a battle against the Bulls. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.