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Hornets rookie Anthony Davis has been scratched for a sixth straight game against Utah, which has ruled out Mo Williams for a third consecutive game on Wednesday night.
Hornets coach Monty Williams says he does not expect Davis to return from his left ankle injury at least until next week. The Hornets have one more game this week when Oklahoma City visits on Saturday night.
New Orleans plays again on Monday at home against Milwaukee. Davis is averaging 16 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.2 blocks.
Utah coach Tyrone Corbin says Williams will not play because of his sprained right foot. Corbin says he thinks Williams, who averages 13.8 points, is ''really close'' to returning, perhaps as early as Friday night at Oklahoma City.
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Eric Gordon and the Hornets haven't discussed a return date.
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The Clippers brought in Matt Barnes to give the team a little extra toughness on both ends of the floor. He plays with an edge in a way that not many players do. His pure intensity can motivate the rest of his team, and I’m sure a lot of guys like to play with Barnes on their side. That being said, he can cross the line a little bit sometimes between edgy and dirty. This shot below...
NEW ORLEANS -- It was far from a thing of beauty, but it was Utah Jazz basketball at its grinding, blue-collar best. The Jazz forced 19 turnovers in the first three quarters and held the New Orleans Hornets scoreless for the first 6:51 of the second quarter en route to a 96-84 Wednesday night at the New Orleans Arena. Utah (9-7) earned just its third road victory this season...
NEW ORLEANS --- Al Jefferson scored 19 points and Utah forced 19 turnovers in the first three quarters as the Jazz defeated the New Orleans Hornets 96-84 Wednesday night at the New Orleans Arena. The road victory was a breakthrough of sorts for the Jazz, who are 6-0 at home but won for only the third time in 10 road games. Paul Millsap and Marvin Williams added 16 points each ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Al Jefferson had 19 points, Marvin Williams scored 16 before leaving with concussion symptoms and the Utah Jazz won its second straight game Wednesday night, 96-84 over the New Orleans Hornets.
Paul Millsap scored nine of his 16 points during a dominant third quarter for Utah, and Gordon Hayward had 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to help the Jazz overcome...