David West missed his first eight shots but finished with 17 points in leading the New Orleans Hornets past the Denver Nuggets 93-88 last night.
The Hornets are 3-and-0, while the Nuggets are now 2-and-1.
Chris Paul had 15 points, 11 assists and eight boards for New Orleans.
The Nuggets trimmed an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to 90-88 on Nene's putback with 46 seconds left. But Paul sank three of four free throws in the final 29 seconds to seal the win for New Orleans.
Allen Iverson scored 23 points for Denver and Carmelo Anthony added 20. They were a combined 16-for-49 from the field.
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