Washington 85, New Orleans 97

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #63 Derek Richardson, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 18021

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 17 29 17 22 85
New Orleans 25 21 22 29 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 6-24 4-12 2-12 L1
New Orleans 19-9 11-4 8-5 W3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the New Orleans Hornets have a 11-4 record at home this season. The Washington Wizards are 2-12 while on the road this season.
  • New Orleans has a streak of 3 straight up wins . The Hornets have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Washington has a streak of 1 straight up loss The Wizards have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • Rasual Butler played 36:04 minutes and scored 21 points. He shot 72.7% from the field and has averaged 13.2 points over the last five games.
  • Antawn Jamison played 42:27 minutes and scored 22 points. He shot 40.0 % from the field and has averaged 24.6 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the New Orleans Hornets average 95.1 points per game and hold opponents to 91.4 points per game. The Washington Wizards average 95.0 points per game and hold opponents to 101.3 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Washington   New Orleans
Antawn Jamison 22 Scoring Rasual Butler 21
Mike James 7 Assists Chris Paul 16
Antawn Jamison 12 Rebounds Tyson Chandler 11
Mike James 4 Free Throws Made Chris Paul 7
Javaris Crittenton 1 Steals Chris Paul 1
Andray Blatche 1 Blocks James Posey 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 85 45.6 1-9 12-18 19 37 1 3 9
New Orleans 97 45.8 10-28 21-26 26 40 4 2 8

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Portland. The Hornets have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Boston . The Wizards have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .217 after a loss.
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