While some of the recent focus has been on coach Monty Williams' comments involving Anthony Davis' concussion, the New Orleans Hornets are off to a solid start even with the No. 1 overall draft pick having to sit out the latest game.
After recording back-to-back wins over playoff teams from last season, the Hornets will seek to make it three in a row during a visit from the possibly short-handed Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Williams was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for criticizing the league's concussion policy. Before Saturday's game in Chicago, Williams said, "Now, they treat everybody like they have white gloves and pink drawers and it's getting old. It's just the way the league is now."
Davis suffered a mild concussion when he was inadvertently elbowed by rookie teammate Austin Rivers in Friday's 88-86 win against Utah.
With Davis out, the Hornets (2-1) knocked off the Bulls 89-82 and allowed them to shoot just 33.0 percent. After hitting a late go-ahead sho...