Gordon carries Hornets to victory over Spurs

Gordon carries Hornets to victory over Spurs
January 7, 2013, 10:42 pm
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) Eric Gordon scored six straight points in a fourth quarter spurt and had 24 overall to lead the New Orleans Hornets to a 95-88 victory over San Antonio on Monday night.

Anthony Davis added 17 points, Greivis Vasquez 14 and Ryan Anderson 13 for the Hornets, who have won two consecutive games for the first time since Nov. 2-3.

Manu Ginobili scored 21 points to lead the Spurs, who had won eight of their previous nine, dating to a 99-94 victory over the Hornets in San Antonio on Dec. 21.

Tony Parker had 16 points, Tim Duncan 13 and Kawhi Leonard 10 for San Antonio. Duncan was 5 of 14, at one point missing five consecutive shots in the third quarter.

The Spurs committed 19 turnovers, leading to 23 points for New Orleans.