NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Chris Kaman scored a season-high 27 points
and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the New Orleans Hornets snapped an
eight-game skid with an 86-80 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday
Marco Belinelli and Gustavo Ayon each added 13 points for New
Orleans, which led by as many as 20 in the third quarter before
holding on for only its third victory in 26 games. Greivis Vasquez
had 12 points and 10 assists.
Al Jefferson had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Utah, which was
playing the second of back-to-back games after winning in Memphis
on Sunday night. The Jazz turned the ball over 20 times, but still
managed to get as close as three points in the final minute.
Derrick Favors added 14 points for Utah.