NBA Game Summary - Golden State at New Orleans
(Wednesday, January 30th)
Final Score: Golden State 116, New Orleans 103
New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - Stephen Jackson led a balanced Golden State attack with 26 points, as the Warriors beat New Orleans, 116-103, snapping the Hornets' nine-game winning streak.
Former Hornet Baron Davis went 5-of-7 from three-point range and had 23 points and nine assists for the Warriors, who have won three of their last four games.
Matt Barnes scored 17 points and Monta Ellis contributed 16 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for Golden State, which finished the game 13-of-27 from beyond the arc.
It was a turning point for the Warriors, one night after losing 111-107 to the Rockets.
"We needed it," Davis said. "We needed it especially down on this road trip. We let one slip away at Houston, we needed this win. We bounced back to be nine games above .500 and going home with some momentum."
Chris Paul had 28 points and 12 assists to pace the Hornets, who lost their first game since Jan. 9 at home against the Lakers. David West ended with 24 points and 13 rebounds, while Peja Stojakovic tallied 20 points and 10 boards for New Orleans, which suffered just its third defeat in its last 20 games.
Tyson Chandler had 11 points and 14 rebounds in a losing cause.
"It's almost like street ball out there," Chandler said of the Warriors' style. "They just spread the floor and try to beat you off the dribble and drive and kick. It worked to their advantage tonight."
West's layup had the Hornets within 92-88 with 10:51 remaining, but the Warriors responded with an Ellis driving layup and a pair of free throws from Jackson. That was part of an 11-2 spurt, which ended when Barnes' two free throws boosted the cushion to 103-90 with 6:21 to go. Davis hit a big three during the flurry.
A three-pointer by Jannero Pargo pulled the Hornets within 105-95 with 5:17 left, but Golden State sealed the win with the next nine points. Davis capped the run with a three-pointer.
Andris Biedrins had 14 points and Al Harrington 13 for the Warriors, who shot 52.3 percent from the field.
Pargo had 11 points and seven assists, as the Hornets ended at 44.1 percent shooting, but lost despite holding a 48-36 edge on the glass.
Ellis' driving layup moved the Warriors to a 17-9 lead midway through the opening quarter, and even though New Orleans tied the game later in the stanza, Golden State held a 32-26 edge after 12 minutes.
It was tight throughout the second, with Golden State ahead 58-54 at the half following a Davis three-pointer to end the period. The Warriors were in front, 90-85 after a back-and-forth third quarter.
Golden State has won four of the last five meetings...The Warriors will play 10 of their next 11 games at home, starting with Friday's game against Charlotte...The Hornets open a three-game road trip Friday at Sacramento...This was the first nine-game win streak for the Hornets since the 1998-99 season when they won nine straight...The loss was the first of the season when the Hornets score 100 points, moving New Orleans to 20-1 when hitting the century mark...Morris Peterson was out for the Hornets due to a virus.
01/31 01:24:52 ET