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  • Hornets drubbed by Spurs in season opener

    Hornets drubbed by Spurs in season opener
    The start of the Hornets new season looked like the end of the old one. The San Antonio Spurs made 9 of 24 attempts from the three point range, and shot 52 percent from the field in 113-96 rout of the Hornets Wednesday night at the AT&T Center. The...
  • Okafor stars late as Hornets win home opener

    Okafor stars late as Hornets win home opener
    Hornets center Emeka Okafor is doing more to justify his trade to the Hornets from Charlotte. Okafor contributed two key blocked shots and follow slam in the final 44 seconds as New Orleans rallied to beat Sacramento 97-92. The Hornets trailed by 3 ,...
  • Hornets fall to Knicks despite big efforts from Paul and Okafor

    Hornets fall to Knicks despite big efforts from Paul and Okafor
    The Hornets can't defend and until they do, they'll have more nights like Monday in New York. The Knicks scored 40 points in the fourth quarter on the way to a 117-111 victory Monday night at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks made 12 of 20 shots in the...
  • Chris Paul and Hornets too much for Mavericks in overtime

    Chris Paul and Hornets too much for Mavericks in overtime
    NEW ORLEANS This time, it was Jason Terry with the fourth-quarter glory. And even his heroics weren't enough. The Mavericks rallied, then faltered at the end of regulation, and they had nothing left in overtime as the New Orleans Hornets ran away with...
  • Raptors Sting Hornets At Home

    The Toronto Raptors were hot from 3-point range in the second half against the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night. All they wanted to talk about, though, was their blue-collar defense. After giving up 115 points to Memphis and 125 to Orlando in recent...
  • Hornets beat Clippers

    Hornets beat Clippers
    Hornets head coach Jeff Bower is in the win column. Bower notched his first win as an NBA head coach, 110-102 victory over the Clippers Tuesday night at New Orleans Arena. David West scored 24 points, and Emeka Okafor pulled down 14 rebounds for the...
  • Paul returns leads Hornets to win over Timberwolves

    Paul returns leads Hornets to win over Timberwolves
    Chris Paul scored 16 points and handed out 15 assists as the Hornets beat the TImberwolves Friday night, 98-89. It was the first game for Paul in exactly three weeks after suffering a severely sprained ankle in a home game against Portland. The...
  • Hornets beat Kings, win 6th straight at home

    Hornets beat Kings, win 6th straight at home
    James Posey fed Darius Songalia for a layup with 11.9 seconds left as the Hornets beat the Sacramento Kings Tuesday night 96-94. The win was the 6th straight for the Hornets at New Orleans Arena. Andres Nocioni was fouled with 1.1 seconds remaining....
  • Bower says Okafor gives Hornets "physical presence"

    Bower says Okafor gives Hornets "physical presence"
    The Hornets completed a trade with the Charlotte Bobcats that sends center Tyson Chandler to Charlotte for center Emeka Okafor. General manager Jeff Bower said he was in trade talks with the Bobcats for a "few weeks." Bower said initially a multi...
  • Hornets win streak reaches 4 games with 97-92 win at OKC

    Hornets win streak reaches 4 games with 97-92 win at OKC
    The Hornets are playing winning basketball. The Hornets climbed over the .500 mark Wednesday night for the first time all season with a 97-92 win at Oklahoma City. The Hornets won back to back road games for the first time all season, stretching their...
  • Hornets win streak ends with 96-92 loss at Philly

    Hornets win streak ends with 96-92 loss at Philly
    The Hornets six game win streak is over. Samuel Dalembert made a six foot jump hook off the right baseline with 25.5 seconds to give Philadelphia the lead and the Sixers beat New Orleans 96-92. The Hornets trailed 27-12 at the end of the first quarter....