The Hornets will return to New Orleans tied 1-1 with the L.A. Lakers in the best-of-seven playoff series. New Orleans missed a golden opportunity to go up 2-0, but fell to the Lakers Wednesday night 87-78. Trevor Ariza led all scorers with 22 points.
Hornets big man Aaron Gray is questionable for Wednesday night's playoff matchup with the Lakers. The Hornet Center, who had a sensational game in Sunday's win, sprained his ankle with 1:07 left in regulation.
The constant whispers among NBA pundits about the health of Chris Paul never stopped during the regular season. Perhaps those whispers will reach a screaching halt this postseason. Based on Paul's play yesterday, playoff basketball appears to be the perfect elixir for CP3.
The Hornets defeated the Lakers in L.A. Sunday 109-100. With the win, New Orleans takes an early 1-0 lead in the best of seven playoff series. Chris Paul was simply incredible, scoring 33 points, dishing out 14 assists, pulling down 7 rebounds, and swiping 4 steals. Check out the rest of Scott'…
The seventh seeded New Orleans Hornets are heavy underdogs in the NBA playoffs as they battle the second seeded L.A. Lakers. One key matchup where the Hornets have an advantage is the battle of the point guards, Chris Paul and Derek Fisher.
In their regular season finale in Dallas, the Hornets played a solid first half, leading the Mavericks 61-58. The second half was a different story, as New Orleans rested key players and only scored 28 second half points. The result was a dominant 121-89 victory for the Mavericks.