New Orleans Defeats Milwaukee 102-98 - Recap
New Orleans got 21 points from Eric Gordon en route to a 102-98 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday at Bradley Center.
New Orleans won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 194.5.
New Orleans got 17 points from Brian Roberts and another 16 points from Alexis Ajinca. Eric Gordon contributed 6 assists, while Alexis Ajinca cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Milwaukee got 22 points from Brandon Knight in a losing cause and another 18 points from Gary Neal. Brandon Knight contributed 9 assists for the Bucks, while Ersan Ilyasova had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Milwaukee were victorious, as the score was 49-46 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 38 boards, while Milwaukee only had 34.
New Orleans heads into a battle against the Knicks. Milwaukee, meanwhile, will have their next action against Orlando.