Hornets steal win from Suns in season opener

slider phoenix_sunsNew Orleans Hornets – 85 vs. Phoenix Suns – 84

 

New Orleans stats:

-Eric Gordon – 21 points, 7 rebounds

-Carl Landry – 14 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals

-Trevor Ariza – 13 points, 7 rebounds

-Marco Belinelli – 10 points, 5 rebounds

-Greivis Vasquez – 10 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assists

 

Phoenix Stats:

-Robin Lopez – 21 points, 7 rebounds

-Steve Nash – 14 points, 12 assists

-Marcin Gortat – 13 points, 5 rebounds

-Jared Dudley – 8 points, 9 rebounds

-Markieff Morris – 7 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks, 2 steals

 

Game Notes:

-Hakim Warrick did not play (coaches decision).

-Suns had 23 assists, the Hornets had 10.

-The Hornets shot 44.3% from the field, Suns shot 39.5%

-There were 13 lead changes.

 

Suns (0-1) next game is against the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday at 7:00pm.

 

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