NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Linas Kleiza and Leandro Barbosa teamed for 36 bench points Wednesday and sparked a big fourth quarter that rallied Toronto to a 95-84 win over New Orleans.
The Raptors managed only 11 points in the third period and faced a seven-point deficit heading into the final 12 minutes. They then outscored the Hornets in the closing period 33-15, holding New Orleans to just seven points during the last 9:16 of the game.
Kleiza made five 3-pointers and had 21 points, as did DeMar DeRozan. Barbosa produced his 15 points in 23 minutes, making 5-of-8 from the field.
Toronto won its sixth road game of the season, equaling its total from all of last year.
New Orleans, which has lost four out of five, got 20 points from Marco Belinelli.