Hornets edge Magic

Hornets edge Magic

Chris Paul had 19 points and 12 assists to lift the New Orleans Hornets past the Orlando Magic 98-97 on Tuesday night.

New Orleans won as a road pick 'em as the game played under the 208-point total listed by sportsbooks.

Morris Peterson added 19 points and six rebounds for the Hornets, who got 18 points and 11 boards from David West in the payday.

Hedo Turkoglu paced Orlando with 26 points and seven assists as Rashard Lewis dropped 24 points for the Magic.