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MARCH 29 2012 08:05h
NBA: New Orleans 102, Golden State 87
New Orleans had a 17-point lead at halftime and was not threatened the rest of the way, while snapping a two-game skid. The Hornets' 13 victories are four fewer than any other team in the Western Conference.
Belinelli scored 22 points while both Jarrett Jack and Carl Landry had 20. New Orleans shot 54 percent from the field and made 7-of-11 from 3-point range.
Golden State, which has dropped three in a row, got 23 points from David Lee. He made 12-of-21 from the field but the rest of the starters for the Warriors were just 12-of-30.
OAKLAND, Calif., March 29 (UPI) -- Marco Belinelli was one of three New Orleans players to reach the 20-point mark Wednesday and the Hornets rolled early to defeat Golden State 102-87.