Sacramento Kings

The New Orleans Hornets racked up the franchise's most points in a single game this season on their way to a 114-105 victory over the Sacramento Kings Monday afternoon in the New Orleans Arena.

The Hornets blew the game open early, heading into the half up 64-39, and leading by 27 at one point in the third. The Kings staged a third quarter comeback, crawling back to within seven late in the fourth, but were unable to surmount the Hornets’ strong defensive effort.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jason Smith has helped the New
Orleans Hornets to their second win in three games. He scored
22 points on Wednesday night in a 105-96 victory over the
Sacramento Kings.