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Greivis Vasquez hit a driving layup with 1.3 seconds left, leading New Orleans to an 88-86 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night even though the Hornets played without rookie center Anthony Davis for the second half.
Davis, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, left with 4:51 to play in the first half after taking an inadvertent elbow to the temple from fellow rookie and teammate Austin Rivers. Davis had eight points - all on dunks - six rebounds and two blocked shots.
The Hornets declared him out at halftime and said they were checking him for a concussion.
Vasquez, who had 13 points and 10 assists, drove past Gordon Hayward, who fell to the floor, and banked in a short shot over Al Jefferson. Utah had a chance to win after calling a 20-second timeout, but Mo Williams' fallaway 3-pointer at the buzzer bounced off the rim.
Robin Lopez and Ryan Anderson both had 19 points for the Hornets. Anderson's fifth 3-pointer with 32.7 seconds left gave them an 84-83 lead. After...
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Hornets head coach Monty Williams blasted the NBA for its concussion policy after Anthony Davis was unable to travel with the team.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Anthony Davis, the overall No. 1 draft pick of the New Orleans, has left Friday night's game against Utah and is being tested for a possible concussion and will not return.
Davis had eight points -- all on dunks in the first half -- six rebounds and two blocks. He was injured with 4:51 left in the first half. The Hornets released an official statement that...
Anthony Davis and Darius Miller made their NBA debuts for the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night. Davis, the top overall draft pick, produced big numbers in his first pro game.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Greivis Vasquez hit a driving layup with 1.3 seconds left, leading New Orleans to an 88-86 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night even though the Hornets played without rookie center Anthony Davis for the second half.
Davis, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, left with 4:51 to play in the first half after taking an inadvertent elbow to the temple from fellow...
Greivis Vasquez hit a driving layup with 1.3 seconds left,
leading New Orleans to an 88-86 victory over the Utah Jazz on
Friday night even though the Hornets played without rookie center
Anthony Davis for the second half.
You don’t have to know much about basketball to know about Anthony Davis and his trusty sidekick, the famous uni-brow. He dominated so much in college that he couldn’t get any better and became the unanimous first overall pick in the draft. The man can flat out ball and he won’t struggle from the beginning because you can’t teach height...
Anthony Davis has been unable to travel with the New Orleans Hornets this weekend after he was inadvertently elbowed in the head by teammate Austin Rivers during Friday’s win over the Utah Jazz. This has annoyed Hornets coach Monty Williams, because Davis supposedly feels fine but has to undergo a series of tests before he is cleared to return to the team, per NBA policy.
NEW ORLEANS -- With rookie sensation Anthony Davis in the locker room nursing a concussion, Greivis Vasquez turned the corner for a driving layup with 1.3 seconds left to lift the New Orleans Hornets to an 88-86 victory over the Utah Jazz Friday night. Vasquez's layup came after Paul Millsap nailed a 3-pointer from the right baseline to tie the game, 86-86, with 7.1 seconds...
NEW ORLEANS – If Tim Duncan is the gold standard by which all other NBA power forwards are measured, the San Antonio Spurs' future Hall of Famer gushed over what he saw across the court Wednesday night in New Orleans Hornets' rookie Anthony Davis, the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Duncan scored 24 points, including nine of San Antonio's final 12 points, and grabbed...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Greivis Vasquez scored 18 points and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Chicago Bulls 89-82 on Saturday night even though they were missing Anthony Davis.
Robin Lopez and Jason Smith scored 16 apiece. Ryan Anderson added 12 points and 13 rebounds, and the Hornets hit 20 of 23 free throws to get the win even though Davis was nursing a mild concussion.
Luol Deng had...
Austin Rivers said his first NBA game felt "good."
He knew that was not true.
Rivers had a rough go of it in his professional debut, bricking
eight of his nine shots and committing three turnovers in the Hornets' loss to
the Spurs on Wednesday. The combo guard out of Duke never displayed his usual
swagger in 24 minutes, turning down shots he hit...
New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams blasted the NBA's protocols for determining when a player can return from a concussion, a day after No. 1 draft pick Anthony Davis suffered a mild one.
Williams unloaded before Saturday's game against the Chicago Bulls, saying the league is treating ''everybody like they have white gloves and pink drawers.'' He says...
NBA-TV made some history on the NBA's opening night thanks in part to the San Antonio Spurs-New Orleans Hornets game. NBA-TV showed a double-header showcasing not only the Spurs-Hornets but the Blazers-Lakers game which averaged 758,000 viewers who tuned in. This marked the networks most-viewed opening night.
For the Spurs-Hornets game, it averaged 638,000 viewers according...