Hornets 87, Grizzlies 79
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - David West had 12 points and 13 rebounds
and New Orleans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 87-to-79 tonight in
Mike Miller scored 21 points to lead Memphis, which has lost
three games in a row for the second time this season. Bobby Jackson
added 13 points, Shane Battier had ten and Pau Gasol finished with
The Hornets held a 48-to-39 halftime lead, but the Grizzlies
used a 11-2 run to start the third quarter to tie the game at 50.
Grizzlies center Lorenzen Wright missed the game with a bruised
left knee. Guard Dahntay Jones started in his place as the
Grizzliesused a smaller lineup.
The Hornets won their fourth straight game for the first time
since December 2003. They also evened their record at 19-19.