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Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans Hornets President Hugh Weber announced the launch of SOS NOLA Midnight Basketball. The program will consist of a series of 5-on-5 tournaments from January 14 to March 24, 2012.

Gordon to return for Hornets against 76ers

Guard Eric Gordon will play for the first time after missing four games when the New Orleans Hornets face the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night. Gordon, acquired in the trade with the Los Angeles Clippers for Chris Paul, scored 20 points and hit the game-winning shot with 4.2 seconds left in a season-opening win over Phoenix. He has not played since then due to a bruised knee he...

Jarrett Jack is stepping up for the New Orleans Hornets

28-year old point guard Jarrett Jack has been playing well so far this year for the Hornets.  He has taken over Chris Paul’s old starting job at the point.  He has played in 5 games (all starts) for the Hornets so far this year and he is averaging 37.4 minutes, 17.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 8.6 assists and 1.0 blocked shot per game.  The Hornets need Jack to keep playing well because...

New Hornets G/F Henry hoping to return in two weeks

Newly acquired swingman Xavier Henry hopes to make his New Orleans Hornets debut in approximately two weeks as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury.Henry, who was picked up in a three-team trade with the Philadelphia 76ers and Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, told the New Orleans Times-Picayune his return could be as early as 10 days from now.The 20-year-old Belgium native...

Philadelphia 76ers 101, New Orleans Hornets 93

The Hornets were outscored 34-20 in the 4th quarter tonight and it killed them in this game.  Eric Gordon only shot 8 of 22 from the floor tonight but he still led the way for the Hornets with 22 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals and 2 blocked shots.  Carl Landry (21 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist) and Jarrett Jack (19 points, 5 rebounds and 11 assists) also had good games...

Gordon, Maggette sidelined by injuries

Hornets guard Eric Gordon will miss two to three weeks because of a sore right knee. The Hornets say Gordon's knee was swollen after he led New Orleans with 22 points in a 101-93 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Team doctors have recommended rest. Gordon leads the team with a 21-point average. He missed the previous four games after he bruised the knee during...

New Orleans Hornets: Gordon’s Return Can’t Spark Hornets to Victory

The New Orleans Hornets just can’t seem to catch a break as they fell once again this time losing to the Philadelphia 76ers 101-93.  The game also marked the return of Eric Gordon to the lineup after a four game hiatus, yet with the injury to Trevor Ariza in the previous game we have yet to see this team play at full strength.  Gordon started the game hot hitting his on 5 of...

E. Gordon plays first game since joining Hornets in Paul trade

Guard Eric Gordon will play for the first time after missing four games when the New Orleans Hornets face the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night.

The New Orleans Hornets acquire Xavier Henry from the Grizzlies

The Hornets have acquired 20-year old shooting guard Xavier Henry from the Grizzlies in a three team deal also involving the 76ers.  Henry played in 38 games (16 starts) last season as a rookie for the Grizzlies and he averaged 13.9 minutes, 4.3 points, 1.0 rebound and 0.5 assists per game.  He has an ankle problem, so it’s going to be a little while before he’s ready to get...

Philadelphia 76ers (2-2) at New Orleans Hornets (2-3), 8 p.m. (ET)

The Philadelphia 76ers eye back-to-back wins this evening when they close out a five-game road trip to start the year against the New Orleans Hornets at New Orleans Arena.

Hornets' Gordon returns after missing 4 games

Guard Eric Gordon will play for the first time after missing four games when the New Orleans Hornets face the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night.

7.5% of the season done, and my laundry isn't horrible

So after a starting 5-game road trip that just seemed designed to drop any continuity momentum into the crapper... my beloved Sixers are 3-2 after spanking the surprising New Orleans Hornets tonight. Of the five games, the only real obvious loss was opening night in Portland, where they made a game of it with some late three-point shooting. They also belched up a game in Utah which...

Jrue Holiday lifts Sixers past Hornets

NEW ORLEANS - Jrue Holiday wears a WWJD (What Would Jesus Do) bracelet all the time. However, 76ers fans want to...

Utah Jazz 94, New Orleans Hornets 90

The Hornets shot 50% from the floor last night but it didn’t matter in the end as the Jazz outscored them 24-16 in the 4th quarter.  Jarrett Jack led the way for the Hornets last night with 27 points, 5 rebounds, 11 assists, 1 steal and 1 blocked shot.  Jason Smith had a huge game off the bench as he filled up the stat sheet with 16 points, 8 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 blocked shot...
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