Buzz Off, Raptors: Hornets Win

David West leads New Orleans with 25
By Jamie Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 30, 2008 10:23 PM CDT
Toronto Raptors' Chris Bosh, left, and former teammate New Orleans Hornets' Morris Peterson speak as Peterson returned to play his former team in Toronto, Ontario, in NBA action on Sunday, March 30, 2008....   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Adrian Wyld)
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(Newser) – David West made his presence known at the Air Canada Centre tonight as his Hornets topped the Raptors 118-111. Peja Stojakovic added 25 points for New Orleans. It was a nice welcome back for former Raptor Morris Peterson, who made his first appearance in Toronto since leaving the team last summer. The sellout crowd rose to their feet as MoPete hit the floor.

"It's nice to see some familiar faces, on the court that I started my career with so it should be fun," Peterson said prior to the game. Peterson spent seven seasons with the Raptors before signing with the Hornets as a free agent. He contributed eight points in the win for the Western Conference leaders, reports the Associated Press.