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David West, Chris Paul lead Hornets past Jazz 110-98

David West, Chris Paul lead Hornets past Jazz 110-98

Chris Paul had 24 points and 16 assists, and the New Orleans Hornets held off the Utah Jazz 110-98 in the NBA on Friday.
David West had 25 points and 13 rebounds for New Orleans, which built a 27-point lead in the first quarter, then survived a late surge.
Deron Williams, who finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds, hit several big baskets as the Jazz clawed back.
Cavaliers 92, Timberwolves 84
At Cleveland, LeBron James had 30 points and 13 assists, showing no effects after spraining his right ankle on Wednesday.
Al Jefferson led Minnesota with 22 points and 10 rebounds.
Pacers 122, Raptors 111
At Toronto, Mike Dunleavy matched his career high with 36 points, Kareem Rush added 23 and Indiana beat Toronto, which lost All-Star Chris Bosh to a sore knee in the first quarter.
Andrea Bargnani had 27 points but fouled out with 1:42 remaining. Anthony Parker added 25 as Toronto's three-game winning streak ended.
Celtics 108, Bobcats 100
At Boston, Ray Allen scored 22 points and Kendrick Perkins added 19 in Boston's fourth straight victory.
Rajon Rondo had a career-high 16 assists for the Celtics, who avenged their only double-digit defeat of the season, a 95-83 loss on Jan. 9.
Raymond Felton had 22 points and 10 assists for the Bobcats, who were 1-11 in February. They have lost their last five contests and last nine on the road.
Hawks 99, Knicks 93
At Atlanta, Mike Bibby set up a go-ahead, alley-oop dunk by Josh Smith with 1:12 left, and Atlanta overcame a shaky start to the fourth quarter to beat New York.
Bibby had his second straight double-double with 11 points and 10 assists. Smith had 25 points and nine rebounds.
The Hawks had no defensive answer for Zach Randolph, who had 29 points and 17 rebounds.


Updated : 2021-04-12 07:48 GMT+08:00