New Orleans 94, Denver 81

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #46 Matt Boland, #32 Eddie F. Rush
Attendance - 15792

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 20 24 21 16 81
New Orleans 19 27 22 26 94

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 30-16 18-6 12-10 L1
New Orleans 28-14 16-5 12-9 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the New Orleans Hornets have a 16-5 record at home this season. The Denver Nuggets are 12-10 while on the road this season.
  • New Orleans has a streak of 2 straight up wins . The Hornets have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Denver has a streak of 1 straight up loss The Nuggets have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Peja Stojakovic played 40:56 minutes and scored 26 points. He shot 71.4% from the field and has averaged 23.0 points over the last five games.
  • Kenyon Martin played 38:21 minutes and scored 22 points. He shot 83.3 % from the field and has averaged 15.2 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the New Orleans Hornets average 96.3 points per game and hold opponents to 92.7 points per game. The Denver Nuggets average 104.0 points per game and hold opponents to 100.3 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Denver   New Orleans
Kenyon Martin 22 Scoring Peja Stojakovic 26
Anthony Carter 6 Assists Chris Paul 10
Linas Kleiza 6 Rebounds James Posey 9
J.R. Smith 4 Free Throws Made Chris Paul 6
Anthony Carter 2 Steals Chris Paul 4
Kenyon Martin 2 Blocks Hilton Armstrong 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 81 44.6 4-22 11-16 18 36 4 6 19
New Orleans 94 48.6 7-18 19-25 23 35 3 10 15

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Hornets have a W/L % of .593 after a win and .786 after a loss.
  • Denver will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .633 after a win and .733 after a loss.
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