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New Orleans Hornets rookies Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers both have been ruled out for Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Davis has been sidelined by a minor concussion since the middle of New Orleans' second game of the season last Friday night. Rivers has a sprained left index finger and will be out for the first time.
Davis, the first overall choice in the 2012 draft, has averaged 14.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in his first two games.
Rivers has averaged 6 points, 3.3 assist and 2 rebounds through three games, with a season high 9 points in his last game, a victory at Chicago on Saturday night.
Hornets coach Monty Williams says rookie Darius Miller is slated to start at shooting guard in Rivers' absence.
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New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for public comments criticizing the league's concussion policy.
Williams made the comments Saturday night in Chicago before the Hornets faced the Bulls with first overall draft pick Anthony Davis sidelined by a mild concussion.
Williams blasted the NBA's protocols for determining when a player...
There has been no change to Eric Gordon's status. He is still out for four to six weeks. He will still need to undergo treatment and rehab. However, it looks like some of that treatment will occur in Los Angeles. The New Orleans Hornets' guard will head to Los Angeles for treatment during a tense time in New Orleans for him says Matt Moore of CBS Sports. The Hornets...
New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams' fervent desire to get rookie forward Anthony Davis back on the court quickly proved costly. The NBA fined Williams $25,000 on Monday for comments made Saturday that denigrated the league's concussion policy, multiple media outlets reported. Davis was hurt Friday in the Hornets' home win over the Utah Jazz, and he didn'...
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...
After a week that saw him take an elbow to the head from his teammate, be diagnosed with a mild concussion, miss the road trip to his hometown Chicago, and saw his head coach go off on a rant about the over-cautious handling of head injuries in the NBA, Anthony Davis is surely ready to be back on the court. He'll be able to return as early as today.Davis, says John Reid of...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Jrue Holiday had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers held New Orleans to its lowest point total ever in a 77-62 victory over the Hornets on Wednesday night.
Evan Turner also scored 14, and Thaddeus Young and Lavoy Allen each added 12 points for the Sixers, who dominated the second half defensively. The Hornets committed 14 of their 24 turnovers...
The New Orleans Hornets are still waiting patiently for the return of Anthony Davis after he suffered a concussion in the second game of the season.
All of the Boston Celtics' pieces are present. For coach Doc Rivers, it's just a matter of fitting them together.
In a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference semifinals, the revamped Celtics will try to again fine-tune their chemistry on Friday as they host the Philadelphia 76ers, a team relying on stingy defense without its marquee addition.
After starting the...
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