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The New Orleans Hornets and Sacramento Kings continue to slide toward the end of disappointing seasons.
The Hornets, however, can still accomplish something they haven't done in 16 years - sweep the season series from the Kings.
New Orleans will look to do that Wednesday night when the teams meet in Sacramento.
After claiming victories in two earlier meetings this year in New Orleans, the Hornets (27-51) have a chance to sweep the Kings for the first time since 1996-97, when they were still located in Charlotte. But they'll have to shake off a particularly rough road stretch in which they've lost 9 of 10 - the only win a 95-92 victory at lowly Phoenix on Sunday.
The struggles continued Tuesday with a 104-96 loss to the Lakers at Staples Center. New Orleans led 82-80 with 7:06 to play, but fell prey to Kobe Bryant's 23-point fourth quarter.
"He had a lot of tough shots to get him going," said Eric Gordon, who scored 22 to lead the Hornets. "Wheneve...
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New Orleans Hornets guard Eric Gordon was recently benched by the team following a heated exchange with coach Monty Williams. This has resulted in continued speculation that Gordon will eventually be traded by the Hornets. New Orleans was unable to unload Gordon this season, but they are “still likely to remain open to trading him after the season,” according to John Reidof...
The New Orleans Hornets received a scare last night when center Anthony Davis went down with an apparent knee injury. While Davis had to be helped off the court, coach Monty Williams told reporters -- including John Reid of NOLA.com -- that he believes his big man is "OK.""I think he's OK, but I don't want to jump the gun,'' Hornets Coach Monty Williams...
The Seattle group attempting to buy the Sacramento Kings says it has reached agreement to raise the purchase price by $25 million.
Chris Hansen, teaming with Steve Ballmer to lead the group, Hansen announced the decision to raise the valuation late Friday night. In a statement on his website, Sonicsarena.com, Hansen says the group has voluntarily raised the purchase price as a ...
On Tuesday evening, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace made his triumphant and surprising return to the court for his team’s game against the New Orleans Hornets at Staples Center. What makes Metta World Peace’s return to the floor so surprising is that it came a mere 12 days after undergoing knee surgery. Kobe Bryant was so impressed with his Metta’s recuperative...
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Ron Burkle was taking the lead on the $448-million arena development bid to keep the Sacramento Kings in town and not have them moving to Seattle.
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John Salmons had 22 points, and Jason Thompson and Marcus Thornton each added 20 to help the Sacramento Kings snap a four-game losing streak with a 121-110 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
The Kings led by 17 at the half and surpassed the 100-point mark early in the fourth quarter when they stretched the lead to 28 points against the struggling Hornets.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- John Salmons had 22 points, and Jason Thompson and Marcus Thornton each added 20 to help the Sacramento Kings snap a four-game losing streak with a 121-110 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
The Kings led by 17 at the half and surpassed the 100-point mark early in the fourth quarter when they stretched the lead to 28 points against...