New Orleans 89, Charlotte 73

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #30 Tony Brown, #54 Derrick Collins, #31 Scott Wall
Attendance - 10866

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 24 18 20 11 73
New Orleans 28 15 22 24 89

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 6-12 3-5 3-7 L2
New Orleans 13-5 8-1 5-4 W1

Recap

David West scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half to carry the New Orleans Hornets to a 89-73 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
 
Emeka Okafor finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Hornets, who had lost four of five coming into the game. Chris Paul had 14 assists to go along with nine points for New Orleans (13-5).
 
Charlotte (6-12) went over five minutes without scoring early in the fourth quarter and scored only 11 points in the final period.
 
Gerald Wallace, who left Charlotte's last game on Saturday with an elbow contusion, led the Bobcats with 18 points. His two free throws with 3:06 to play accounted for Charlotte's final points. The Hornets scored the final 10 points of the game.
 
Trevor Ariza scored 10 points, including a 3-pointer that gave the Hornets an 82-73 lead with 2:50 to play. Willie Green also scored 10 points for New Orleans.

The Bobcats played without leading scorer Stephen Jackson, who was serving a one-game suspension for verbally abusing an official in Saturday's loss to Milwaukee.

Boris Diaw and D.J. Augustin scored 13 points apiece for Charlotte.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   New Orleans
Gerald Wallace 18 Scoring David West 22
D.J. Augustin 6 Assists Chris Paul 14
Tyrus Thomas 10 Rebounds Emeka Okafor 13
Gerald Wallace 5 Free Throws Made David West 4
Gerald Wallace 2 Steals Chris Paul 4
Kwame Brown 1 Blocks Trevor Ariza 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 73 40.8 3-11 12-19 15 38 2 5 16
New Orleans 89 46.8 6-18 11-17 25 42 8 7 12

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against New York. The Hornets have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against New Jersey. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .455 after a loss.
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