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New Orleans Hornets
11:35 pm
Tue January 1, 2013

Hornets Lose at Home to Hawks, 95-86

The New Orleans Hornets were up by six at halftime Tuesday night at the New Orleans Arena, but lost ground to the Atlanta Hawks in the 3rd quarter, couldn’t catch up, and lost, 95-86.

After the break Atlanta put up a veteran front that New Orleans just could not match. Josh Smith, the Hawks’ top scorer and a nine-year veteran, aggressively attacked the Bees on both sides of the court, scoring a total of 23 points, along with 13 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals and 4 blocked shots.

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New Orleans Hornets
1:17 pm
Tue January 1, 2013

Preview: Hornets/Hawks

The Hornets start off the new year with a matchup against the Atlanta Hawks. Tuesday’s game will also be the home debut of Eric Gordon. The guard had been stricken with an injured knee for most of last season and returned to action this last Saturday against the Charlotte Bobcats. Gordon put up a strong effort in his first game back, he scored 24 points, 7 assists, and 2 steals, playing around 25 minutes.

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New Orleans Hornets
10:34 pm
Sat December 29, 2012

Eric Gordon Returns, Hornets Climb Back to Defeat Bobcats, 98-95

Eric Gordon scored 24 points and dished out 7 assists in his season debut, leading the New Orleans Hornets to a 98-95 victory against the Bobcats in Charlotte.

Gordon, who has been sidelined with a knee injury since last season, came off the bench in his first game back and played for almost 25 minutes. His influence was palpable in the final quarter, and he created isolation scoring for himself and opportunities for his teammates.

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New Orleans Hornets
11:30 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Hornets Lose in OT to Raptors, 104-97

The Hornets fell to the Toronto Raptors in overtime at the New Orleans Arena on Friday night, 104-97, despite an inspiring fourth quarter rally.

The Raptors set the tempo in the extra period, holding the Hornets to 18% shooting. Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan, with 31.7 seconds to play, iced the game with a 21-foot jumper, sending the crowd to the exits.

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New Orleans Hornets
10:17 pm
Wed December 26, 2012

Hornets End 11-game Losing Skid, 97-94 Over Magic

Robin Lopez had a season-high 29 points and Greivis Vasquez scored 27 points as the New Orleans Hornets snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 97-94 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

Orlando had a chance to tie the game in the closing seconds, but came up empty on a 3-point attempt by Nikola Vucevic.

The victory was the Hornets' first since Dec. 3 and their fourth straight regular-season win over the Magic.

Jameer Nelson had 28 points and 10 rebounds for Orlando and Vucevic added 19 points.

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New Orleans Hornets
11:22 pm
Sat December 22, 2012

Hornets Watch 22-Point Lead Evaporate In Loss To Pacers, 81-75

Anthony Davis with a put-back dunk in the fourth quarter of Saturday night's game at the New Orleans Arena. The Hornets lost to the Pacers 81-75.
Credit Jason Saul / WWNO

The New Orleans Hornets blew a 17-point halftime lead on the back of their now-customary third quarter sluggishness Saturday night, losing at home to the Indiana Pacers, 81-75.

The Hornets, coming off last night’s 99-94 loss to San Antonio, came out strong to start the game, stripping the Pacers at every opportunity and giving a rare show of power inside. New Orleans shot 42.1 percent in the first quarter, including 10 points in the paint, and converted 7 Indiana turnovers for 7 points.

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New Orleans Hornets
6:32 pm
Sat December 22, 2012

Tonight's Matchup: Pacers at the Hornets

The New Orleans Hornets return home tonight after a long road trip to face the Indiana Pacers, tipping-off at 7 p.m.

The Hornets have lost their last 10 straight, the last win back on Dec. 3 when they pulled out all the stops in overcoming the Milwaukee Bucks 102-81 at home.

Hornets Head Coach Monty Williams doesn’t think it feels strange to return to the Arena after losing on the road the night before.

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New Orleans Hornets
1:57 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

Clippers Beat Hornets 93-77 For 11th Straight Win

Blake Griffin scored 18 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New Orleans Hornets 93-77 on Wednesday night for their franchise record-tying 11th consecutive victory.

Jamal Crawford added 17 points, DeAndre Jordan scored 12, and Chris Paul had 10 points and 12 assists, surpassing 5,000 in his career for the Clippers, whose 19-6 record is tied with New York for second-best in the NBA.

They tied the franchise record set by the 1974-75 Buffalo Bills.

New Orleans Hornets
3:35 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Warriors Hold Off Hornets 103-96

David Lee had 26 points and nine rebounds, Klay Thompson finished with 19 points and the Golden State Warriors brought their surprising road run home with a 103-96 victory over the struggling New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.

After going 6-1 on the season's longest road stretch, the Warriors built a 14-point lead in the second quarter and held off the Hornets late. Golden State (17-8) is off to its best start since the 1991-92 season, when the team began 21-8.

College Basketball
12:00 am
Mon December 17, 2012

North Texas Beats Southeastern Louisiana 45-40

Roger Franklin scored 12 points to lead North Texas to a 45-40 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday.

Alzee Williams added 11 points, and Tony Mitchell pulled down 10 rebounds and eight points for the Mean Green (4-6).

North Texas led 19-18 at halftime in a game with six lead changes. The Mean Green's largest lead was nine with 2.19 to play in the game. North Texas had 16 points off Southeastern Louisiana turnovers.

Brandon Fortenberry had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Lions (1-7).

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