Hornets beat Magic 85-80 in Mexico City

  • Associated Press
  • October 7, 2012 - 4:49 PM

MEXICO CITY - Brian Roberts scored 17 points to help the New Orleans Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 85-80 in a preseason game Sunday.

E'Twaun Moore led the Magic with 16 points and seven assists before a crowd of 18,133 at Mexico City Arena. Mexican-born Gustavo Ayon added 12 points and six rebounds.

Ayon will be the third Mexican-born player to play in the NBA following Eduardo Najera and Horacio Llamas.

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