New Orleans 108, Indiana 96

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, April 3, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #75 Eric Dalen, #13 Monty McCutchen, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 13898

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 21 23 21 31 96
New Orleans 29 28 32 19 108

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 35-43 22-16 13-27 L1
New Orleans 44-33 26-12 18-21 W1

Recap


Trevor Ariza had 19 points and nine rebounds and Chris Paul delivered 18 points and eight assists as the New Orleans Hornets cruised past the visiting Indiana Pacers 108-96 on Sunday.

Carl Landry also scored 18 points and Emeka Okafor had 14 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for New Orleans (44-33), which moved into a tie for seventh place in the Western Conference with the idle Memphis Grizzlies.

Danny Granger and Mike Dunleavy scored 15 points apiece as Indiana (35-43) had its three-game winning streak snapped.

The Hornets led by 13 points at halftime and began the third quarter with a 13-2 run to take a 70-46 lead on Paul’s 7-footer with 7:46 left in the third quarter. New Orleans’ lead topped out at 25.

A.J. Price added 12 points for Indiana, which stayed two games ahead of Charlotte for eighth in the Eastern Conference.

New Orleans never trailed after taking a 6-4 lead on Ariza’s basket three minutes into the game. The Hornets led by as many as 16 in the first half.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   New Orleans
Mike Dunleavy 15 Scoring Trevor Ariza 19
A.J. Price 6 Assists Chris Paul 8
Roy Hibbert 6 Rebounds Emeka Okafor 17
Mike Dunleavy 5 Free Throws Made Jarrett Jack 7
A.J. Price 2 Steals Jarrett Jack 2
Mike Dunleavy 2 Blocks Emeka Okafor 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 96 45.7 9-26 13-19 21 33 6 8 12
New Orleans 108 51.2 5-15 19-24 20 48 1 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Houston. The Hornets have a W/L % of .605 after a win and .529 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Washington. The Pacers have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .488 after a loss.
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