New Orleans 99, San Antonio 90

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, October 30, 2010 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #43 Dan Crawford, #12 Violet Palmer
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 17 26 33 23 99
San Antonio 24 18 18 30 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 3-0 2-0 1-0 W3
San Antonio 1-1 1-1 0-0 L1

Recap

Chris Paul had 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the New Orleans Hornets held on for a 99-90 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.

David West added 18 points for the Hornets, who watched most of a sizable lead evaporate in the fourth quarter.

New Orleans (3-0) held the Spurs without a field goal for nearly four minutes early in the third quarter and broke it open with an 11-0 run. They outscored San Antonio 33-18 during the quarter and built an 18-point lead early in the fourth.

Manu Ginobili had 23 points and six assists for the Spurs, who got 18 points from Richard Jefferson and 13 from Tony Parker. Tim Duncan was held to seven points and seven rebounds.

The Spurs (1-1) cut the lead to 93-90 with 1:58 left, but Jefferson misfired on a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch and the Hornets scored on consecutive possessions to put it away.

Rookie Marcus Thornton had 17 points and six rebounds in 28 minutes off the bench for the Hornets. Willie Green added 12 points off the bench.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   San Antonio
Chris Paul 25 Scoring Manu Ginobili 23
Chris Paul 5 Assists George Hill 7
Chris Paul 7 Rebounds DeJuan Blair 11
Chris Paul 7 Free Throws Made Manu Ginobili 5
Chris Paul 2 Steals DeJuan Blair 2
Didier Ilunga-Mbenga 3 Blocks Antonio McDyess 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 99 50.0 7-11 14-17 20 40 5 7 16
San Antonio 90 38.8 6-26 18-21 24 41 6 7 14

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers. The Spurs have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Houston . The Hornets have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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