Recap - Hornets Defeat Golden State 83-81

Recap - Hornets Defeat Golden State 83-81

New Orleans got 23 points from Marco Belinelli en route to an 83-81 victory over Golden State on Tuesday at Oracle Arena.

Bettors who backed the Hornets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 2.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 194.5.

Carl Landry had 14 points for New Orleans and Gustavo Ayon chipped in with 13 points. Greivis Vasquez had 7 assists for the Hornets, while Al-Farouq Aminu was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Golden State got 16 points from Klay Thompson in a losing cause and another 15 points from Brandon Rush. Charles Jenkins contributed 10 assists for the Warriors, while Jeremy Tyler had 8 rebounds.

New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-37.

New Orleans heads into a battle against the Rockets. Golden State, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Antonio.