Found June 28, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
The New Orleans Hornets took the first step to retaining Eric Gordon Thursday by extending a qualifying offer to the young guard, according to the team’s official Twitter account: Signed. Sealed. Delivered. Tom Benson is officially the new owner of the New Orleans Hornets. — New Orleans Hornets (@Hornets) June 15, 2012 Gordon is [...]

Hornets match Suns offer, retain Gordon

The Hornets say they've matched the Phoenix Suns' four-year, $58 million offer to Eric Gordon, keeping the restricted free agent guard in New Orleans. The Hornets hope the 23-year-old Gordon can be the center piece of a rebuilding effort that includes first-overall draft choice Anthony Davis and 10th overall pick Austin Rivers. Gordon was limited to nine games last season...

Monty Williams Ideal Coach for Austin Rivers in New Orleans Due to Approach, Relationship With Doc Rivers

If Austin Rivers ever gets out of line, all Monty Williams needs to do is ask, "Do you want me to call your parents?" Williams would never do such a thing, of course, but he would not have to make a threat or literally pick up the phone to get such a message across. The New Orleans Hornets' third-year coach is a close friend of Austin's parents, Doc and Kristen...

No Shock Hornets take Anthony Daivs 1st overall

 The New Orleans Hornets got a big break when they won the lotter and got the only franchise player in this year’s NBA draft.It’s hard to image that just a couple years ago in high school Davis was a guard, now he has grown into a power forward. His game reminds people of Kevin Garnett or Tim Duncan not bad. Davis has great length and size, and he just needs to...

New Orleans Adds Some Key Pieces

Sometimes teams walk away from the NBA Draft and it feels like they just added another guy to the mix. Then there are the drafts where it feels like a team is beginning to put together the championship formula. Thursday night felt very much like the latter for the New Orleans Hornets franchise.

Anthony Davis trademarks unibrow catch phrases

The one thing that we do know about the 2012 NBA Draft is that the New Orleans Hornets will be selecting Kentucky forward Anthony Davis with the first overall pick.Since Davis will be moving up to the professional ranks, he's decided to make sure that no one will steal any possible marketing sayings in regards to his unibrow.CNBC's Darren Rovell fills us in with the details...

Video: Anthony Davis top pick of 2012 NBA Draft

No surprise as the New Orleans Hornets select Anthony Davis, the best player in the 2012 NBA Draft as the number one overall pick Thursday night. Kentucky forward/center Anthony Davis, 19, is 6'10" with a 7'5" wingspan.   His athletic, competitive and shot-blocking skills will make hime a superstar in the NBA.  

Hornets take Davis with No. 1 pick

The New Orleans Hornets have selected Kentucky forward Anthony Davis with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

After Davis, Hornets draft intrigue begins

Only a malfunctioning phone will cause Hornets general manager Dell Demps to use the full five minutes he'll get to make 6-foot-11 Kentucky star Anthony Davis the first overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft. ''We've done our due diligence,'' Demps said, smiling as if to acknowledge how obvious the choice has been from the moment his club won the...

Austin Rivers selected by Hornets, no father-son duo in Boston

Rivers was selected 10th overall by the New Orleans Hornets, crushing the hopes of a father-son duo in Boston. The Celtics were reportedly trying to trade up to select Rivers but they were pessimistic about their chances of accomplishing it. The Hornets just got a lot better after this draft, with Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers.

Hornets make Anthony Davis No. 1 NBA draft pick

Anthony Davis became the second University of Kentucky freshman in three years to be the NBA's No. 1 overall draft choice as the New Orleans Hornets took Davis with the first pick of the NBA Draft on Thursday. Kentucky's John Wall was the first pick of the 2010 draft, by Washington, and now the Hornets have made Davis, a 6-foot-11 rebounding and shot-blocking demon, the...

2012 NBA Draft Hats

The 2012 NBA Draft Cap from adidas – the first piece of authentic team apparel a player receives after being drafted – is now available on Here's a sneak peak at what the New Orleans Hornets hat will look like:
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