New Orleans Hornets Team Report – November 12
=== New Orleans Hornets Team Report – November 12 ===
(Sports Network) – The New Orleans Hornets were blown out Tuesday by the
Dallas Mavericks, 125-97, at American Airlines Center.
Baron Davis posted 25 points and David Wesley added 18 for the Hornets, who
suffered their second straight loss. Darrell Armstrong contributed 12 for the
Davis’ driving layup, less than two minutes into the third quarter, pulled
them within 66-60.
Dallas then went on a 23-2 run, to highlight their 31-16 edge in the quarter,
to pull away. Steve Nash’s three-pointer triggered it, and Antoine Walker
added seven points to give his team an 89-62 lead.
A three-pointer by Davis in the final minute of the third got the Hornets
within 95-70 at the end of the quarter.
The Mavericks continued to pull away in the fourth quarter. A basket by Travis
Best put them ahead 105-72 with 9:05 remaining.
New Orleans got no closer than 24 points the rest of the way.
The Hornets host the Utah Jazz tonight.