After starting the season 2-0, the New Orleans Hornets have lost 6 straight games. The latest defeat came on Saturday night in Dallas, as the Mavericks trounced the Hornets 96-81.

The one bright spot for the Hornets was young forward Al-Farouq Aminu (pictured left) who started his third straight game for the injured Trevor Ariza. Aminu finished with a double-double, scoring 15 points and pulling down 12 rebounds.

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