Hornets take down Wizards

Hornets take down Wizards

Chris Paul had 30 points, 13 assists, and four steals to lead the New Orleans Hornets past the Washington Wizards 109-98 on Wednesday night.

New Orleans covered as 7.5-point road favorites as the teams played over the 194-point total set by oddsmakers.

Rasual Butler added 21 points for the Hornets, who got 15 points and six rebounds from James Posey in the payday.

Antawn Jamison went for 25 points and 10 boards for Washington, while Caron Butler had 23 points and nine assists for the Wizards.