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Hornets Fall 99-95 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap

Los Angeles got 27 points from Eric Gordon en route to a 99-95 victory over New Orleans on Monday at STAPLES Center.

The Clippers were a 5.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 195.5.

Los Angeles got 24 points from Blake Griffin and another 16 points from Al-Farouq Aminu. Eric Bledsoe contributed 6 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

The Hornets got a 30-point performance from David West, who was supported by 14 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul had 6 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Emeka Okafor grabbed 12 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 57-55 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 43 boards, while New Orleans only had 40.

Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Sacramento looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Utah.