Hornets clip Nets

Hornets clip Nets

David West scored 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Sunday, as the New Orleans Hornets defeated the New Jersey Nets 99-96.

The Hornets were a 4.5-point favorite in the game, but were unable to cover the spread. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (190).

Rasual Butler added 22 points for New Orleans and Chris Paul had 14 points, eight rebounds and nine assists.

Devin Harris delivered 26 points and 14 assists for New Jersey and Vince Carter also scored 26 points.