New Orleans vs Utah Wrap - New Orleans Wins 121-117
Utah was scorched by David West for 29 points as the Hornets defated the Jazz 121-117 in NBA action on Thursday.
Bettors who backed the Hornets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 190.5.
New Orleans got 24 points from Chris Paul and another 15 points from Jarrett Jack. Chris Paul contributed 12 assists, while Trevor Ariza cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Utah got 33 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 22 points from Al Jefferson. Earl Watson contributed 8 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 13 rebounds.
The Hornets hit the break leading 56-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 43 boards, while New Orleans only had 36.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Utah, they head home to face Dallas.