Hornets outlast Rockets

David West went for a game-high 35 points and grabbed 10 boards for a double-double Wednesday, as the New Orleans Hornets defeated the Houston Rockets 123-115.

New Orleans won the game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 216.

Darren Collison had 26 points and 11 assists for the Hornets, while Marcus Thornton had 20 points in the win.

Trevor Ariza had a triple-double with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in the loss.