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With the Cavaliers having two rookies playing prominent minutes, WFNY thought it would beneficial to see how the fresh meat around the league is faring in comparison with the Cavalier rookies. Each week, we’ll have NBA rookie power rankings where we’ll rack and stack the freshman class of the NBA. The rankings will be weighted with the most recent games carrying the most importance, but the whole body of work will be taken into account. Great beards and great celebrations may also play a large factor.
The past seven days have been kind to the top of the 2012 rookie class. Signature games from the Kentucky boys, Davis and Kidd-Gilchrist, and a signature moment from Damian Lillard highlight the last week in fresh meat action.
With the top 3 shining, the rest of the rookie class is struggling to keep up. Top 4 picks, Dion Waiters and Bradley Beal continue to chuck the pumpkin with little success, while big men And...
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Tweet While much of the talk surrounding the New Orleans Hornets lately has been about them possibly becoming the Pelicans, Mosquitos, Swamp Dogs, Bullsharks, or Rougarou rookie Anthony Davis and third-year man Greivis Vásquez are having solid seasons thus far. Vásquez is averaging a career-high 12.6 points and his 8.7 assists per game is [...]
The NBA apparently trademarked five different names for the New Orleans franchise, which is expected to go with the Pelicans name.
New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon has not had written a Cinderella-story since arrived in New Orleans via trade from the Clippers.
Now that he is ready to rejoin the team after rehabbing a knee injury, how bad was the injury?
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The New Orleans Hornets have filed for trademarks on five different possible names for their team, and they are all awful. Behind The Buck Pass did some great investigative work to unearth the names, and we are now wishing we hadn’t seen them. The sports world exploded on Social Media when it was reported that the Hornets were thinking of changing their name to the Pelicans...
One thing we’re certain of, the New Orleans Hornets will have a new name shortly. The franchise trademarked five names in total including, the previously noted Pelicans. Check out the rest of the names under consideration and let me know your thoughts: New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans Rougarou New Orleans Mosquitos New Orleans Swamp Dogs [...]
The “Hornets” nickname is one step closer to buzzing its way out of New Orleans. Per RealGM.com, the NBA has filed trademarks for five potential nicknames for the New Orleans Hornets, including New Orleans Pelicans, Rougarou, Mosquitos, Bullsharks, and Swamp Dogs. RealGM reports that a swamp dog is a Cajun name for alligator, while Rougarou [...]
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The New Orleans Hornets possible name change to the "Pelicans" is not the only adjustment the franchise is planning to make. Come this Saturday, the for-now-known-as-Hornets could be tweaking their roster with the expected return of guard Eric Gordon this coming weekend.
According to John Reid of NOLA.com, Gordon will reportedly re-join the team after missing...
After missing all 25 games this season because of recurring problems with his right knee, New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon will rejoin the team in New Orleans on Saturday after spending a month going through extensive rehabilitation work in Los Angeles.
“I’m more than 90 percent sure I’m going to play before this month is over,” Gordon said. “That’s...
The matchup of the game for Friday when the New Orleans Hornets visit the AT&T Center to face the San Antonio Spurs is between Tim Duncan and Anthony Davis. The last time these two teams met Duncan got the better in the first matchup.
It was a very impressive stat line for both men with Duncan scoring 24 points and grabbing 11 rebounds and Davis scoring 21 points and grabbing...
New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams says guard Eric Gordon will play for the first time this season Saturday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Gordon only played in nine games last season for the Hornets after being acquired in a trade. He had arthroscopic surgery on his knee last season because of a bone bruise.
Williams wouldn't say how many minutes Gordon will play...
No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis is already a good player and, barring injury, will probably one day become one of the best players in the entire NBA.
But in the last 3:40 of the Pacers' 81-75 win over the Hornets on Saturday night he was merely David West's *****. West, who only had 5 points in the first half as the Hornets raced to a 46-29 lead at the break, scored...
A couple weeks ago the basketball franchise in New Orleans announced that it would be abandoning the “Hornets” nickname that it brought with it from Charlotte and adopting a new moniker, the Pelicans.
Regardless of what critics say, “Pelicans” will be one of the great names in all of professional sports.
But it looks like “Pelicans” wasn’t the only name that owner...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- David West made himself right at home -- at the New Orleans Hornets' expense.
The former Hornets forward scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half and the Indiana Pacers overcame a 22-point deficit to beat New Orleans 81-75 on Saturday night, handing the Hornets their 11th straight loss.
"As a group we felt that we had to get our legs back,"...