The New Orleans Hornets have shipped approximately $43 million in payroll over the next two seasons to the Washington Wizards in a trade. Center Emeka Okafor and small forward Trevor Ariza are going to the Wizards in exchange for...
After a 90 day layoff due to injury, Eric Gordon returned to the lineup for the New Orleans Hornets Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets. He fought through a little rust, scored 15 points, and knocked down two free throws in the final seconds to secure a 94-92 victory for New Orleans.
In a battle between two of the NBA's worst teams, the Charlotte Bobcats earned their 6th win of the season after defeating the New Orleans Hornets (10-32) Monday night by the score of 73-71. Bismack Biyomobo blocked Trevor Ariza's potential game-tying dunk in the final seconds to procure the victory for Charlotte.
The New Orleans Hornets forced overtime on the road in Indiana Mardi Gras night, but they couldn't mambo to a win. The Pacers outscored the fleur-de-bees 17-8 in the extra period, propelling them to a 117-108 victory.
Despite all the Linsanity, the New Orleans Hornets walked into Madison Square Garden Friday night and linded the Knicks 7 game winning streak, beating New York 89-85. Despite several key injuries and three players on 10 day contracts, New Orleans has won 3 in a row.
After losing 23 of 25 games, the New Orleans Hornets have won two in a row. Marco Belinelli (pictured above) made a career-high six 3-pointers to lead the Hornets past the Milwaukee Bucks by the score of 92-89. Chris Kaman and Gustavo Ayon both chipped in with double-doubles.
The New Orleans Hornets had trouble finding baskets in crunch time once again on Friday night when they hosted the Portland Trail Blazers. As a result, they fell 94-86. It marked their 23rd loss in 25 games.
New Orleans native Greg Monroe had 24 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Detroit Pistons to a home win over the New Orleans Hornets by the score of 89-87. The loss was the fifth straight for the Hornets (4-20). Trevor Ariza (26 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl) had his best performance of the season in defeat.
The New Orleans Hornets played their 4th game in 5 nights on Thursday, and it ended with the same result as the first 3...a defeat. New Orleans lost their 19th game of the season last night, this time on the road to the San Antonio Spurs by the score of 93-81.
New Orleans had no answer for future hall of famer Tim Duncan Monday night. The San Antonio big man finished with a season-high 28 points, including a 13 foot hook shot with 1.4 seconds to go to help his Spurs defeat the Hornets 104-102. Monday's defeat marks the 3rd straight game the Hornets lost by 2 points.
It took more than 48 minutes to decide Thursday night's game between the New Orleans Hornets and the Houston Rockets, but in the end, the Hornets losing streak stretched to 6 after a heart breaking 90-88 loss.
The New Orleans Hornets went into Wednesday night's matchup with the intent to protect the basketball. It simply didn't happen they turned it over 18 times on their way to an 93-87 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The loss negated two outstanding performances by Jarrett Jack and Trevor Ariza.
The New Orleans Hornets lost their second consecutive game Friday night at the Hive, falling to the Minnesota Timerwolves 87-80. Marco Belinelli (pictured above) finished with a season-high 20 points in the loss. Ricky Rubio made his first career start for Minnesota, ending the game with 12 points and 9 assists. Scott has the recap for you.
For the third game in a row, the New Orleans Hornets led for nearly the entire first 3 quarters. And for the third game in a row, they couldn't finish in the 4th. As a result, the Denver Nuggets handed the Hornets their 5th straight loss on Friday night by the score of 96-88. Here is a recap from Scott.