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Hornets Win Playoff Opener
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'…
Breakdown Of Hornets vs. Lakers
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.
Hornets To Face Lakers In Playoffs
The NBA playoff matchups are now set. With the Lakers overtime win over the Kings Wednesday night, they secured the 2 seed, setting up a matchup with the 7 seeded New Orleans Hornets.
Hornets Fall In L.A.
Pau Gasol and the size of the L.A. Lakers handled the Hornets at the Staples Center Sunday night, defeating New Orleans 102-84.
Nuggets & Lakers Discuss Carmelo Deal
The Los Angeles Lakers have had preliminary discussions with the Denver Nuggets, regarding a possible trade that would send Carmelo Anthony to the "City of Angels." Chris Broussard, of espn.com, has the story, below.
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 Fall In L.A.
All in all, the Hornets played well on the West Coast Friday night. In the end, it wasn't enough. The Lakers beat the Hornets 101-97. David West scored 23 and pulled down 12 boards.
Hornets Fall To Lakers
The Hornets have been terrific at home and the Lakers went into Wednesday on a three game losing streak. Neither trend held up as LA defeated New Orleans 103-88.