Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/21/13
NEW ORLEANS -- When NBA 3-point leader Ryan Anderson is knocking down long-range jumpers at will, life suddenly is easy for the New Orleans Hornets. Anderson came off the bench to score 17 of his team-high 27 points in the second quarter -- including 5 of 8 shots from 3-point range -- and his offensive outburst was enough to make up for a the Hornets' lackluster defensive play in the second half. The result was a 114-105 victory over the Sacramento Kings Monday at the New Orleans Arena. "I think I'm going to have a good shooting night every night," Anderson said after sparking the Hornets to a 64-39 halftime lead, hitting most of his jumpers after the Kings left him wide open. "Greivis (Vasquez) and the guards did a great job of finding me, and the bigs did a great job of running to distract the defense a little bit. We did a great job of guarding in that quarter, so it really opened up our shots." Anderson finished 7 of 14 from long range and has a league-high 125 3-point...
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