New Orleans 99, Portland 63

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #43 Dan Crawford, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 11656

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Portland 14 12 18 19 63
New Orleans 19 19 29 32 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Portland 25-28 17-8 8-20 L5
New Orleans 19-34 9-15 10-19 W2

Recap


Hornets 99, Trail Blazers 63: Rookie Anthony Davis had 21 points and 11 rebounds as host New Orleans throttled Portland.

Reserves Ryan Anderson and Jason Smith scored 14 and 13 points, respectively, for the Hornets, who won for the fourth time in five games and sent the Trail Blazers to their fifth consecutive defeat.

Rookie Damian Lillard scored 12 points in a miserable performance for Portland, which shot 32.4 percent and recorded season lows in points through all four quarters.

New Orleans limited Portland to 12 second-quarter points in taking a 38-26 halftime lead before breaking the game open with a 10-2 spurt to build a 20-point lead midway through the third quarter.

Davis, the top overall pick in last year's draft, had his highest offensive output since scoring 25 points against Toronto on Dec. 28.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Trail Blazers G Wesley Matthews suffered a sprained left ankle less than two minutes into the game and did not return. X-rays were negative. ... Hornets G Eric Gordon missed his second straight game due to a sprained right hand. ... Portland's 26 first-half points were a season-low by an opponent of New Orleans.

Top Game Performances

Portland   New Orleans
Damian Lillard 12 Scoring Anthony Davis 21
Nicolas Batum 6 Assists Greivis Vasquez 8
Victor Claver 6 Rebounds Anthony Davis 11
Meyers Leonard 4 Free Throws Made Greivis Vasquez 3
LaMarcus Aldridge 2 Steals Ryan Anderson 2
LaMarcus Aldridge 4 Blocks Anthony Davis 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Portland 63 32.4 2-17 13-13 19 35 9 4 18
New Orleans 99 47.1 5-12 12-18 26 52 6 7 7

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Hornets have a W/L % of .368 after a win and .353 after a loss.
  • Portland will play their next game at home against Phoenix. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .520 after a win and .429 after a loss.