Golden State downed New Orleans 116-103, snapping the Hornets’ nine-game winning streak. Stephen Jackson led the Warriors with 26 points; not far behind was Baron Davis with 23. Chris Paul was his usual amazing self, scoring 28 points and dishing 12 dimes. David West continued his breakout season for the Hornets with 24 points and 13 rebounds, reports the Associated Press. Elsewhere in the Association:
- Allen Iverson led the Nuggets on a late charge and beat the Grizzlies 106-102. Iverson had 32 points as Denver snapped a six-game road losing streak. Rudy Gay led Memphis with 30 points and 10 rebounds.
- Chicago’s nightmare season continued with an 83-67 loss to the lowly Timberwolves. Al Jefferson had 26 points and 20 rebounds for Minnesota.