New Orleans 88, Charlotte 81

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 15, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #55 Bill Kennedy, # James Williams
Attendance - 17486

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 25 23 21 19 88
Charlotte 21 21 25 14 81

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 25-16 15-5 10-11 W4
Charlotte 15-23 11-10 4-13 L2

Recap

David West had 26 points and eight rebounds to lead the New Orleans Hornets to an 88-81 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday.

Chris Paul added 19 points as New Orleans (25-16) won its fourth straight contest. Trevor Ariza finished with 11 points and six steals.

Paul only had four assists for the Hornets but didn’t commit a turnover in 33-plus minutes as New Orleans made just seven turnovers as a team. Emeka Okafor added 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The Bobcats closed to within a basket at the end of the third quarter, but the Hornets' defense held them to just 14 fourth-quarter points to seal the win.

Stephen Jackson and Gerald Wallace scored 15 points apiece for Charlotte (15-23), while Kwame Brown had 12 points and 14 rebounds to help his team to a 43-34 edge on the boards.

D.J. Augustin added 12 points and seven assists for the Bobcats, who shot 40.6 percent from the field.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Charlotte
David West 26 Scoring Stephen Jackson 15
Trevor Ariza 4 Assists D.J. Augustin 7
Emeka Okafor 10 Rebounds Kwame Brown 14
Emeka Okafor 6 Free Throws Made Gerald Wallace 5
Trevor Ariza 6 Steals Stephen Jackson 2
Emeka Okafor 3 Blocks Boris Diaw 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 88 45.1 4-11 20-25 21 34 5 8 8
Charlotte 81 40.6 5-15 20-26 19 43 4 4 16

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .435 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Hornets have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .529 after a loss.
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