Nuggets Knock Off Hornets 110-97
The New Orleans Hornets lost their 4th straight Friday night after falling on the road to the Denver Nuggets by the score of 110-97. Hornet power forward Lance Thomas led the fleur-de-bees in scoring with a career-high 18.
Denver dictated tempo for most of the game. Their fast-paced style, coupled with their athleticism, gave the Hornets fits. New Orleans finished with only 6 fast break points compared to the Nuggets 20.
The Hornets finish their 4 game road trip tonight in Minneapolis. Tip-off versus the Minnesota Timberwolves is set for 7:00.