New Orleans Defeats Phoenix 106-100 - Recap

New Orleans Defeats Phoenix 106-100 - Recap

The Hornets grabbed a 106-100 win over the Suns on Friday, behind a 22-point effort from Chris Paul at US Airways Center.

The Hornets were a 6.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 198.5.

New Orleans got 19 points from Carl Landry and another 17 points from Jarrett Jack. Chris Paul contributed 7 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Phoenix got 18 points from Grant Hill in a losing cause and another 18 points from Marcin Gortat. Steve Nash contributed 8 assists for the Suns, while Marcin Gortat had 10 rebounds.

New Orleans trailed at halftime, 56-50.

The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 37 boards, while New Orleans only had 36.

New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lakers. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.