Adam Carry en Pelicans Draft Nerlens Noel, Then Send Him To Philly <p></p><p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent;">The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Kentucky forward Nerlens Noel sixth overall in the 2013 NBA draft Thursday night, and almost immediately traded him and a 2014 first-round pick to Philadelphia for guard Jrue Holiday and the 2013 draft's 42nd pick, Pierre Jackson, a point guard out of Baylor University.</span></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 01:39:54 +0000 Jason Saul & Adam Carry 38357 at Hornets Lose Final Home Game To Mavericks, 107-89 <p>The New Orleans Hornets lost to the Dallas Mavericks 107-89 Sunday afternoon in their final home game before becoming the Pelicans. The Mavericks rolled over the Hornets’ defense, shooting 52.3% from the field, and 42.9% from three-point range.</p><p>The Hornets lost the lead early in the first quarter as Dallas relentlessly attacked the paint. The Mavs outscored the Bees 18-8 under the rim in the first quarter, and extended their lead to 33-19 before the end of the period.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 03:00:31 +0000 Adam Carry 33411 at Hornets Battle To End But Fall To Clippers, 96-93 The New Orleans Hornets lost to the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night at the New Orleans Arena, 96-93. The Hornets led by 10 points with 8:31 left in the game, but lost control of the game. <p> New Orleans shooters Brian Roberts and Ryan Anderson scored a combined 8 points in 20 seconds as they tried to catch L.A. as time wound down, fouling the Clippers after every score in an attempt to stop the clock and catch up with a free throw miss. However, L.A. Sat, 13 Apr 2013 03:52:32 +0000 Adam Carry 33190 at Hornets Steamrolled By The Miami Heat 108-89 <p>The New Orleans Hornets were routed by the Miami Heat Friday night at the New Orleans Arena, 108-89.</p><p>The Hornets never had a chance. LeBron James devastated their defense early in the first quarter, putting up 15 points in the first period alone. James, the league’s leader in efficiency stats (32.2 EFF), scored 36 points on 65% shooting, and sat the entire fourth quarter.</p><p>James fired home a season high seven three pointers, six during a thirteen minute span during which he sank every field goal he attempted and all but one of his free throws.</p> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 03:23:40 +0000 Adam Carry 32280 at Hornets Lose to Clippers, 105-91 The New Orleans Hornets lost to the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday night at the New Orleans Arena, 105-91. <p> The Clippers found success in their backcourt, their shooting guards blasting the Hornets from the perimeter. They shot 45% from downtown, landing 13 three-pointers. Los Angeles was also successful at drawing fouls off the dribble, and shot 24-for-28 from the charity stripe; the Hornets committed 25 personal fouls over the course of the evening. <p> The Hornets kept the contest close for most of the first half, trading the lead 14 times with the Clippers. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 05:22:41 +0000 Adam Carry 32119 at Hornets Snap Nuggets’ Win Streak With 110-86 Victory <p>The New Orleans Hornets stopped the Denver Nuggets short Monday night, 110-86, snapping the visitors’ 15-game winning streak with a suffocating defense and a torrent of three-point shots.</p><p>New Orleans, who entered tonight’s game eleventh in the NBA in three-point scoring, connected on 14 shots from downtown on 56% shooting from three-point land, and were 48.2% from the field overall. Ryan Anderson scored 15 of his 23 points off of threes, and both Darius Miller and Roger Mason landed four-of-five at distance.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 03:15:50 +0000 Adam Carry 31959 at Hornets Top The Celtics Off Last-Second Anthony Davis Score, 87-86 <p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">With less than a second to play Anthony Davis tipped in a missed layup by teammate Eric Gordon to bring the Hornets ahead of the Celtics 87-86 and notch their first victory in five games.</span></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 06:38:29 +0000 Adam Carry 31656 at Hornets Begin Homestand With Lackluster 93-72 Loss To Golden State Warriors The Golden State Warriors simply outplayed the visibly-tired New Orleans Hornets Monday night, winning 93-72. Golden State was lead by 30 points from point guard Stephen Curry, who also racked up six three-pointers. <p> The Hornets shot 33.7% from the field, including just 3-17 from outside the arc, on a night in which they were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 03:16:28 +0000 Adam Carry & Jason Saul 31513 at Hornets Roll Over in Fourth Quarter in Loss to Lakers, 108-102 <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Kobe Bryant scored 47 points and the Los Angeles Lakers scored 33 points in the fourth quarter to defeat the New Orleans Hornets 108-102 Wednesday night at the New Orleans Arena.</span><br> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 04:40:25 +0000 Adam Carry 30718 at Brooklyn Nets Outshoot Hornets 101-97 <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Deron Williams scored 33 points and the Brooklyn Nets made 12 three-point shots on their way to a 101-97 victory over the New Orleans Hornets Tuesday night at the New Orleans Arena. </span><br> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 04:47:41 +0000 Adam Carry 30103 at