David West, Tyson Chandler and Chris Paul
each had double-doubles as New Orleans topped the Bobcats 99-85 in
West had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets, who've won
their last four games by an average of 20 points. Chandler finished
with 17 points and 17 boards, while Paul added 17 points and 11
assists to the victory.
Bobcats leading scorer Jason Richardson scored 18 of his 25
points after the Hornets had built a 54-34 halftime lead. Nazr
(NAH'-zee) Mohammed had 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Bobcats,
who have dropped three straight to fall seven games under .500.