Warriors Get Stung By Hornets

Chris Paul scored 27 points and David West added 23 points, leading the New Orleans Hornets to a 99-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night.

The Hornets, who won their third in a row during a four-game home stretch, pulled within 1½games of the Houston Rockets in the Southwest division. They trail the San Antonio Spurs, who lost to the Rockets earlier Sunday, by a game.

Stephen Jackson led Golden State with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Kelenna Azubuike added 16 points after missing his first eight shots.

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