Hornets bracing for tough stretch

Late Sunday

Trail Blazers 95, Hornets 94

NEW ORLEANS (94)

Aminu 0-1 0-0 0, Anderson 9-16 1-2 26, Lopez 4-8 0-0 8, Vasquez 9-20 3-3 23, Rivers 3-8 1-2 8, Davis 5-10 5-6 15, Henry 0-2 0-0 0, Mason 1-4 0-0 3, Thomas 4-5 0-0 8, Roberts 0-1 0-0 0, McGuire 1-5 1-2 3. Totals 36-80 11-15 94.

PORTLAND (95)

Batum 4-11 0-0 11, Aldridge 8-17 4-4 20, Hickson 10-14 4-6 24, Lillard 5-14 2-2 16, Matthews 1-1 0-0 3, Claver 1-2 0-0 3, Babbitt 4-7 0-0 10, Barton 1-6 0-0 2, Price 1-2 0-0 2, Leonard 0-0 0-0 0, Pavlovic 2-6 0-0 4, Jeffries 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-80 10-12 95.

New Orleans 19 24 20 31 — 94

Portland 25 29 21 20 — 95

3-Point Goals: New Orleans 11-20 (Anderson 7-10, Vasquez 2-7, Rivers 1-1, Mason 1-2), Portland 11-29 (Lillard 4-10, Batum 3-9, Babbitt 2-5, Matthews 1-1, Claver 1-2, Barton 0-1, Pavlovic 0-1). Fouled Out: None. Rebounds: New Orleans 51 (Vasquez 8), Portland 42 (Hickson 16). Assists: New Orleans 21 (Vasquez 11), Portland 25 (Batum 10). Total Fouls: New Orleans 15, Portland 12. Flagrant Fouls: Lopez, Batum. A: 18,772 (19,980).