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HORNETS TAKE MAGIC IN OT
Thu, 13 Jan 2011 06:17 PM EST

In an enticingly close game yesterday, the New Orleans Hornets took the Orlando Magic into overtime before beating them by a narrow four points. The win had a lot to do with a red hot Marcus Thornton, who’s shooting touch returned just in time to bring an end to the Magic’s nine-game winning streak. However, it was a combined effort from New Orleans and a number of shortcomings from Orlando that really decided the game. It was close throughout each quarter, most of the time by only a handful of points, but two Thornton free throws and a missed 3-pointer by J.J. Redick settled the final score. It all came to a close at 92-89. Basketball scores.

Thornton came through with a season-high 22 points and 9 rebounds to move the Hornets to 23-16. Although he was not the intended SG for Wednesday night, he replaced Marco Belinelli after he sprained his right ankle in the opening quarter. It turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as he hit a 3, nailed a jumped for the top of the key and made two free throws in OT to put the game over. Emeka Okafor contributed a further 18 points and 14 rebounds, while PG Chris Paul recorded a double-double for the third time in his last four games with 12 points and 13 assists. Basketball odds.

Another important factor was the typically strong defense that held the Magic to less than 90 points after averaging 107.7 during their winning streak. Positive encouragement and determination led New Orleans to their second consecutive win. Basketball spreads.

The Magic did a good job of getting back in the game, but were forced to make difficult shots and test their physical limits. Dwight Howard’s 29 points and 20 rebounds for his 28th double-double allowed Orlando to keep pace with New Orleans. However, it was not enough to win the game. He missed a pair of free throws in OT that very well have changed the outcome of the game, but to be fair, there were a lot of plays down the stretch that the team simply failed to make. Jason Richardson and Ryan Anderson were the only other Orlando players to score double-digits. For the latest lines, scores and live odds, be sure to check out www.scoresandodds.com.


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