Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/6/13
DALLAS -- With the Dallas Mavericks and New Orleans Hornets each welcoming back their star player to the starting lineup, it was Hornets guard Eric Gordon who provided the late fireworks in leading his typically hard-luck Hornets to a 99-96 overtime win Saturday night at the American Airlines Center. Gordon hit the game-winner from the top of the circle and completed the three-point play after drawing a foul on Mavs guard Darren Collison, who bit on Gordon’s pump fake. In just his third game of the season after returning from a long knee injury, Gordon shook off an otherwise cold-shooting night to score the Hornets’ final eight points. He had 14 in the game. "On that last [shot] I was starting to feel it a little bit," Gordon said. "I kept on playing and taking jump shots and somehow I needed to get to the basket. I was worried about getting the shot off especially when it's that close." Meanwhile, the Mavs welcomed back Dirk Nowitzki to their starting lineup and got 20 poin...
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