NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Chris Paul had 21 points and 11 assists, and
the New Orleans Hornets made 11 3-pointers in a 106-87 victory over
the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.
Peja Stojakovic hit five 3-pointers and finished with 20 points.
The Hornets (11-6) have won six of their last seven games and 11 of
their last 12 with Memphis.
David West added 19 points, and Rasual Butler 11 for New
Orleans, which led by more than 20 points for much of the second
half and by 32 early in the fourth quarter.
Rookie O.J. Mayo scored 18 points for Memphis, giving him double
figures in points in his first 20 NBA games, the longest such
streak since Larry Bird hit double-digits in his first 20 games
with Boston in 1979-80.
Marc Gasol had 21 points for Memphis, which lost it's seventh
straight road game.