Hornets vs. Mavericks

Hornets.com postgame: Mavericks 107, Hornets 89
By: Jim Eichenhofer, Hornets.com, @Jim_Eichenhofer

Mavericks (40-40), Hornets (27-54)

It was over when… Dallas veteran shooting guard Vince Carter swished a three-pointer from the left wing, giving the Mavericks a 99-80 lead with 4:17 remaining. In the final home game ever for the team known as the New Orleans “Hornets,” they dug a big hole in the first half and couldn’t get back within striking distance the rest of Sunday evening. New Orleans finished the 2012-13 regular season with a home record of 16-25, something the team will try to dramatically improve next season when it debuts as the “Pelicans.”

Hornets MVP: Ryan Anderson, who had been struggling to locate his shooting touch in April, registered his first 20-point game of this month, while also leading New Orleans in rebounds. Normally a reserve but moved into the starting lineup due to the injury absence of Anthony Davis, Anderson finished with 20 points and 12 rebounds. He went 4-for-7 from three-point range.

FULL BLOG RECAP

HORNETS 89, MAVERICKS 107
RECAP | BOX | BLOG | AUDIO
HIGHLIGHTS | QUOTES | PHOTOS




Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Mavericks (40-40) 33 29 19 26 107
Hornets (27-54) 19 21 27 22 89

Hornets Leaders
Ryan Anderson R. Anderson
Pts. || 20
Rebs. || 12
Blks. || 1
Eric Gordon E. Gordon
Pts. || 15
Asts. || 4
Rebs. || 2

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Hornets vs. Mavericks

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