| Nov 6, 2010
Maybe the Hornets are for real.
Trevor Ariza's three point basket from the left corner with 14.3 to play gave the Hornets a four point lead, and New Orleans went on to claim a 96-93 win over Miami Friday night at New Orleans Arena.
The Hornets, 5-0, set...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:55 PM
A smile here and a nod there, Kemba Walker has become the reassuring face for UConn -- a pillar of confidence in the eye of a hurricane.
NCAA allegations have swirled and sanctions are forthcoming. Six freshmen have been fitted for jerseys. And the...
| Mar 9, 2011
Hornets head coach Monty Williams said it best. "No one gave us a chance to win tonight without Chris (Paul)." But, win the Hornets did.
Jarrett Jack hit three free throws with 8.1 to play to cap an 8-0 run as New Orleans beat Dallas 93-92 Wednesday...
| Dec 2, 2010
David West scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half as the Hornets beat the Charlotte Bobcats 89-73 Wednesday night at New Orleans Arena.
Emeka Okafor scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Chris Paul dished out 14 assists as the Hornets...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:32 PM
The Orlando Magic and Otis Smith, the team’s president of basketball operations and general manager, have parted ways.
The Magic historically have promoted from within, elevating John Weisbrod to the general manager’s job in March 2004 and...
| Jun 20, 2012
The Hornets are clearing cap space and getting younger.
New Orleans traded center Emeka Okafor and forward Trevor Ariza to Washington for Wizards forward Rashard Lewis and a second round draft pick, #46 in next Thursday's draft.
Okafor and Ariza were...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:56 AM
When the hornets landed the first pick in the draft, Emeka Okafor, with his $28 million owed over the next two seasons, was a goner.
And when Monty Williams benched Trevor Ariza for the last ten games of the season to play Al Farouq Aminu, Ariza was as...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:41 AM
At some point during a season, every NBA team — even a great team — will need a leader on its roster to step up and set an example for his teammates.
The Orlando Magic, by no means a great team, have reached that point after an inexcusable...
| Feb 13, 2012
The Hornets have claimed their first win in February.
Chris Kaman scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Hornets beat Utah 86-80. The Hornets snapped an eight game losing streak and won for only the 5th time this season in 28 games.
| Sep 10, 2009
Michael Jordan's basketball wizardry has yet to translate to the front office in his second tour as an NBA executive.
Following the unsatisfying end to his tenure as player/president of the Washington Wizards, Jordan bought into the Charlotte Bobcats...
| Nov 18, 2009
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...
| Dec 5, 2009
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.