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Chris Paul Named All-Star Starter
Chris Paul was named to his fourth straight NBA all-star team Thursday. It is the second time he has been voted by the fans as a starter. Kobe Bryant, Yao Ming, Kevin Durant, and Carmelo Anthony were named as the other Western Conferencer starters. Eastern conference all-star starters are Dwyane Wad…
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 Silence Thunder
The sellout crowd at the Hive went berzerk when the Hornets took a two point lead with 0.5 seconds left on a David West jumper to silence the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-89. New Orleans has won nine in a row.
Hornets Stymie Spurs
According to team records, the Spurs are the best the NBA has to offer. Saturday night in New Orleans, the Hornets gave the Spurs the best they had to offer. The result, a dominant performance for the hottest team in the league as the Hornets thump San Antonio 96-72. New Orleans has now won 8 in a r…
Hornets Humiliate Hawks
In their most thorough victory of the season, the Hornets crushed the Hawks in Atlanta Friday night 100-59. Chris Paul scored sixteen points and dished out eight assists in leading the Hornets to their seventh straight win. As usual, the defense was superb for New Orleans.
Hornets Have Habit Of Winning Close
Wednesday night the Hornets found themselves down by double digits, again. They came back to take a late lead, again. They found themselves down late in overtime, again. And they pulled out an improbable victory, again. This is becoming a habit.
New Orleans Wins In OT
New Orleans arena was loud and proud Wednesday night as the Hornets defeated the Grizzlies in overtime 103-102. It's the sixth straight win for the Hornets, and their third overtime game in the last five contests. Chris Paul, David West, and Emeka Okafor all had double doubles.
Hornets Identity On Defense
With many new faces on the floor, in the front office, and on the coaching staff, the New Orleans Hornets have been searching for their identity as a basketball team. Firmly in the Western Conference playoff hunt, the Hornets have found their identity, and it's a top ranked defense.
Okafor Longs For Post-Season
Emeka Okafor is enjoying a solid season for the New Orleans Hornets. One of only eight players averaging a double-double, Okafor has an outiside chance of making his first all-star game. If it is up to Emeka, he would prefer to play in his first playoff game. He was asked about his preference by Tim…
Hornets Win Fifth Straight
New Orleans Arena was rocking on Monday afternoon as the Hornets won their fifth straight game. David West's clutch shooting, and Jarrett Jack's impressive play off the bench sparked the Hornets to a come from behind win over the Raptors 85-81.

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