NEW ORLEANS—The Hornets were a tip away from snapping a five game road losing streak.
But, Mike Dunleavy tipped in a Danny Granger miss at the buzzer as Indiana beat New Orleans 94-93 Monday night. Game officials reviewed the play, and let the basket stand.
Former Hornet James Posey, playing his first game against his old team, hit a three pointer to give Indiana a 92-91 lead. But the Hornets took the lead back 93-92 with 3.9 seconds to play on a 20 foot jumper in the key from David West.
Granger, the former Grace King product led all scorers with 27 points. Emeka Okafor scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds. David West scored 18 points, and Chris Paul added 15.