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Grizzlies Claw Hornets
Chris Paul was held scoreless for the first time in his six year career Sunday night in Memphis. The Grizzlies dominated the Hornets in the paint, and everywhere else on the court, beating New Orleans by the score of 111-89.
Appreciate The Moment Hornet Fans
If you're a Hornet fan, chances are, you think about all the uncertainty of the future. Will there be an NBA lockout? Will David West recover from his knee injury? Will he opt out, resign, or test free agency? Will Chris Paul want to stick around New Orleans after next season? You might also ha…
Hornets Punch Their Playoff Ticket
For the third time in four years, the New Orleans Hornets will be part of the NBA's postseason. The Hornets punched their ticket Wednesday night with a 101-93 victory over the Houston Rockets. Chris Paul scored 28 points, dished out 10 assists, and pulled down 9 boards. Trevor Ariza scored 19, …
Hornets Get Key Win
New Orleans is now 6th in the Western Conference after their hard fought 95-91 win over Portland on Wednesday night. Carl Landry had a big night, leading the Hornets in scoring with 21.
Hornets Win Wild One
Emeka Okafor hit a miraculous shot as time expired in regulation. The improbable banker forced overtime in Salt Lake City. The Hornets took care of business in the extra period, earning a 121-117 victory. David West however, had to be wheeled off the court in the 4th quarter with an injury to his le…
Nuggets Drill Hornets
The Hive was rocking early, but the Nuggets were lethal from beyond the arc, drilling 17 three-pointers before the final buzzer. As a result, Denver's 114-103 win over the Hornets kept them in 5th place in the Western Conference standings, one spot ahead of New Orleans.
Rockets Defeat Hornets
The sellout crowd in New Orleans was loud and proud when the Hornets were up by 16. By the end of the game, they were quiescent and disappointed as their team lost to the scrappy Rockets 91-89. David West scored 22 points in a losing effort.
Hornets Dominate Wolves
New Orleans looks fresh and defensively charged since returning from the all-star break. The Hornets won their second in a row Friday night in Minneapolis, defeating the Timberwolves 95-81. Despite the absence of David West who missed the game due to a death in the family, New Orleans didn't mi…
Hornets Get Big Road Win
Willie Green scored a season high 24 points for the Hornets who defeated the Magic 99-93. New Orleans beat Orlando for the second time this season, and in doing so, snapped a four game losing streak. The defense was solid as starting SF Trevor Ariza returned from an ankle injury.
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.

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