New Orleans 93, Phoenix 84

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #45 Brian Forte, #68 Marat Kogut, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 12148

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Phoenix 27 26 18 13 84
New Orleans 26 28 24 15 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 17-33 12-12 5-21 L1
New Orleans 16-33 8-15 8-18 W1

Recap

Hornets 93, Suns 84: Greivis Vasquez had 19 points, 12 assists and four steals to lead host New Orleans past Phoenix.

Al-Farouq Aminu had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Ryan Anderson added 14 points as the Hornets snapped a four-game losing skid.

Jared Dudley and Marcin Gortat scored 14 points apiece and Goran Dragic tallied 13 for the Suns, who went 1-of-15 from 3-point range in dropping to 5-21 on the road.

Phoenix pulled within two points midway through the final quarter before Anderson drained a 3-pointer and Robin Lopez scored on a layup as part of a 13-2 run that saw New Orleans take a 93-80 lead with 1:23 to play.

Vasquez had 15 points as the Hornets held a 54-53 advantage at the break. A 13-2 third-quarter burst gave New Orleans a 73-63 lead with 3:45 left, and the Hornets led 78-71 entering the final quarter.

GAME NOTEBOOK: New Orleans G Eric Gordon (knee, back) was in the lineup but struggled to nine points on 3-of-14 shooting. … Phoenix scored just 31 second-half points, including 13 in the final quarter. … The Hornets tied a season high with 56 points in the paint.

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   New Orleans
Jared Dudley 14 Scoring Greivis Vasquez 19
Goran Dragic 6 Assists Greivis Vasquez 12
Marcin Gortat 7 Rebounds Al-Farouq Aminu 11
Goran Dragic 5 Free Throws Made Ryan Anderson 3
Markieff Morris 1 Steals Greivis Vasquez 4
Goran Dragic 1 Blocks Anthony Davis 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 84 44.9 1-15 13-15 19 40 4 4 17
New Orleans 93 52.0 4-14 11-17 24 33 7 10 13

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Hornets have a W/L % of .312 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City . The Suns have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .344 after a loss.