The Hornets are playing winning basketball.
The Hornets climbed over the .500 mark Wednesday night for the first time all season with a 97-92 win at Oklahoma City. The Hornets won back to back road games for the first time all season, stretching their longest win streak of the season to four.
The Hornets held Oklahoma City to 11 points in the fourth quarter. For much of the quarter, Chris Paul guarded Kevin Durant, who did not make a fourth quarter field goal. Durant made 2 free throws in the fourth quarter and scored 27 points.
David West led the Hornets with 19 points. Emeka Okafor
Paul scored 14 points and handed out 13 assists. Paul also made the play of the game. With 11.1 seconds Paul drove down the lane and finger rolled in a layup to give New Orleans a 95-92 lead.
The Hornets (17-16) host New Jersey Friday night.
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