Found January 01, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Coming off one of the worst shooting performances in their history and facing the possibility of playing without Eric Gordon for a third straight game, the New Orleans Hornets could use a reprieve. Their next opponent may bring them one. The Hornets look to bounce back from an ugly loss Sunday when they visit the struggling Sacramento Kings. New Orleans (2-1) started the post-Chris Paul era in fine form with victories over Phoenix and Boston, but had an awful performance in a 93-78 home loss to the Suns on Friday, shooting 28.9 percent - the second-lowest mark in franchise history - and scoring only 33 points after halftime. It was the second straight game for New Orleans without Gordon, who bruised his knee in the season opener and is still listed as day to day while the Hornets try to be cautious with him. Gordon was acquired in the trade that sent Paul to Los Angeles Clippers. Acquired in the trade that sent Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers, Gordon had 20 points including th...

Clippers G Gordon ruled out Friday

New Orleans Hornets guard Eric Gordon has been ruled out of Friday night's game against the visiting Phoenix Suns. Gordon is dealing with a bone bruise and swelling in his knee that kept him out of the lineup for Wednesday's victory over the Boston Celtics. Marco Belinelli will take Gordon's place in the starting lineup. Gordon scored 20 points in the Hornets'...

Clipper Chris Paul on a New Year, New Team

LA Clipper Chris Paul talks about what to expect from 2012.

New Orleans Hornets: Terrible Shooting Leads to First Loss

Well so much for starting the season 3-0, as New Orleans suffered their first loss of the season falling 93-78 to the visiting Phoenix Suns.  Once again Eric Gordon sat out due to his bruised knee, they certainly could have used him in the lineup.  The offense was just downright terrible.  As a team, the Hornets shot 28.9% hitting only 26 of the 90 shots taken.  Yet despite the...

Clippers fend off Trail Blazers as Chris Paul takes control

LOS ANGELES - There were moments when the Los Angeles Clippers were active on defense, when they looked as...

Clippers snap skid with win over Trail Blazers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In the closing seconds with his team ahead by two points, Chris Paul showed why the Los Angeles Clippers wanted him so badly. Paul scored on a driving layup, won a crucial jump ball against Jamal Crawford and then came up with a steal to help his new team open the new year with a 93-88 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night that snapped a two...

Trail Blazers-Clippers Preview

Los Angeles couldn't win Chris Paul's first regular-season home game as a Clipper. The Clippers' chances of bouncing back with a victory Sunday night don't appear all that promising. As they continue a four-game homestand, the Clippers will welcome a Portland Trail Blazers team that's seeking its best start in 12 seasons and a sixth consecutive win in the series...

Ricky Rubio Almost Makes Magic Against the Heat; Derrick Rose and Chris Paul Battle in L.A.

Something is happening in Minnesota. The nucleus of some unbelievable NBA basketball is brewing in the Twin Cities through the duo of Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio, and their time will be here before you know it. Just not yet. The Miami Heat made sure of that last night in Minneapolis. The upstart T-Wolves gave [...]

Bulls stay on point: Rose outduels Clippers' Paul

Derrick Rose scored 29 points and dished out 16 assists as the Chicago Bulls pulled away for a 114-101 victory over Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.

No Deron Williams, no Chris Paul in tonight’s Jazz-Hornets game

No Deron Williams, no Chris Paul in tonight’s Jazz-Hornets game By Steve Luhm The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jan 2, 2012 06:32PM MDT Two teams that have lost their All-Star point guards in the past 11 months meet Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena. The game will be televised on ROOT Sports starting at 7 p.m. The Jazz, who traded Deron Williams to New Jersey last February...

Los Angeles Clippers 93, Portland Trailblazers 88

The Clippers were  outrebounded 46-38 last night, but it didn’t matter.  Blake Griffin (20 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal) and Caron Butler (19 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal) led the way for the Clippers in this game.  Chris Paul (17 points, 1 rebound, 7 assists and 2 steals) and Mo Williams (13 points, 4 rebounds, 8 assists and 3 steals) also pitched...

Chicago Bulls 114, Los Angeles Clippers 101

The Clippers shot 51.3% from the floor last night but it didn’t matter in the end.  The Bulls shot 50% from the floor and they outrebounded the Clippers 45-31 last night which helps explain the loss.  Blake Griffin had a monster night for the Clippers with 34 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal.  Caron Butler (16 points, 1 rebound, 4 assists and 1 steal) and Chris Paul...

Clippers Fall to Bulls in Home Opener

That other NBA team in Los Angeles is generating more and more buzz. The up-and-coming Clippers got a chance to strut their stuff Friday night in the team's home opener at Staples Center. They came up short though, losing to the Chicago Bulls, 114-101. The loss drops the Clippers to 1-2 on the season. Blake Griffin led the Clips with 34 points and 13 rebounds. Newly-acquired...
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