Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/8/13
By Peter Finney Jr., The Sports Xchange NEW ORLEANS – For most of this season, the New Orleans Hornets have battled NBA opponents while playing blindfolded and bound in a suffocating offensive straitjacket. Injuries, especially to your best player, can make life a misery. But now the Hornets have seen what life is like with a healthy and cold-blooded scorer like Eric Gordon, and life is very good indeed. Gordon, who missed the first two months of the season with a lingering right knee injury and played only nine games in the entire previous season, exploded for 12 of his game-high 24 points in the fourth quarter Monday night to lift the Hornets to a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Hornets. It wasn't just that Gordon hit every tough jumper down the stretch after going just 3-of-11 from the floor in the first half. More important was the message the tunnel-vision shooting guard has sent to the NBA in helping the Hornets (9-25) to a 3-1 record with him back in the lineup: Lo...
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