Bulls gore Hornets at home

The Chicago Bulls held the fort against the New Orleans Hornets, winning 97-79 at the United Center Saturday night.

Chicago covered as a 2-point home underdog while the final score played under the 193.5-point total.

The Bulls were led by Ben Gordon's 27 points and John Salmons' 24 points.

Chris Paul scored a game-high 29 points while dishing out six assists. David West finished with just 10 points for the Hornets.