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Lakers Escape Short Handed Hornets
Despite missing starting forward Trevor Ariza, starting center Emeka Okafor, and sixth man forward/center Jason Smith, the Hornets still led the Lakers late in the fourth quarter. However, L.A. played like a championship team in the final minutes to escape New Orleans with a 101-95 victory.
Hornets Sting Wizards
Hornets win at the Hive Tuesday night 97-89 versus the Wizards. Power Forward Jason Smith started at Center for New Orleans in replacement of the injured Emeka Okafor. Smith was solid, scoring a career high 20 points in 25 minutes of play.
Hornets Win 10th Straight
New Orleans won their 10th straight game Wednesday night in Oakland. The Hornets shot 62% from the field on their way to a 112-103 victory over the Warriors. All five Hornet starters finished in double figures.
Hornets/Raptors Close To Deal
Chirs Sheridan, of espn.com is reporting that the New Orleans Hornets, and the Toronto Raptors are close to striking a five-player deal. View the story, courtesy of espn.com, below.