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Paul Lights Up Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Chris Paul had 40 points and nine assists and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-98. Paul shot 17-of-25 from the field, including 5-of-8 from 3-point range, as the Hornets won their third straight. It marked the second-highest point total in Paul's career. Only his 43 points against the Grizzlies on December 7th was better. Peja Stojakovic (PAY'-zhah stoy-AH'-koh-vich) finished with 21 and David West added 20 for the Hornets, who shot 56 percent. Rudy Gay and Mike Miller led Memphis with 19 points apiece.

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