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Vasquez notches triple-double as Hornets down Hawks

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Greivis Vasquez recorded the first triple- double of his career to lead the New Orleans Hornets past the Atlanta Hawks, 111-100, at Philips Arena.

Vasquez continued filling the stat sheet with 21 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for the Hornets, who have won two in a row and snapped a four-game road skid.

Eric Gordon netted a game-high 27 points, while Ryan Anderson and Robin Lopez chipped in 19 and 17 points, respectively, as New Orleans shot 52 percent from the field and overcame the Hawks' 13 3-pointers.

Jeff Teague totaled 21 points and nine assists, while Josh Smith added 23 points, eight helpers and six boards in the loss, the club's third in four games.

02/08 22:00:45 ET