Found August 20, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
Drafting Anthony Davis with the first overall pick ensured New Orleans had a future. That is what the top pick in the draft can do, especially one with unbounded talent like Anthony Davis. A championship roster takes more than just a superstar building block. It takes the patience of putting the right pieces around him and the coach to lead. This summer New Orleans got its franchise centerpiece in Davis. It wrapped up (begrudgingly) a budding young star in Eric Gordon. It drafted a potential all-star point guard in Austin Rivers. The Hornets brought in a quality role player that could potentially turn up big in sharp-shooting power forward Ryan Anderson. Those four players form a fine starting point for a team that looks to come out of the Chris Paul trade. Tom Benson has to like his new investment. New Orleans may not jump into the Playoff race this year. But it certainly seems like the franchise is well on its way. Another foundation for the Hornets future was laid thi...

Hornets give coach Williams extension

New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams has agreed to a multiyear contract extension. The deal announced by the club Sunday morning comes as the 40-year-old Williams heads into the final year of the contract he received when he took his first NBA head coaching job in New Orleans in 2010. The Hornets did not release contract terms, citing team policy. A person familiar with the...

Williams Agrees To 4yr Deal

New Orleans Coach, Monty Williams is definitely a breath of fresh air in terms of coaching. And the Hornets seem to think so as well, signing Williams to a 4yr extension. The pay structure wasn’t released but Coach Monty had only this to say on it…..”It’s more than I deserve.” The Hornets will actually be exciting to watch this season, yes, exciting. After losing Chris...

Anthony Davis finds another unibrowed person at 2012 London Summer Olympics (Picture)

Apparently, New Orleans Hornets forward Anthony Davis has become somewhat of a unibrow hunter as he recently posted this photo of him and Armenian wrestler, Gadzhimurad Nurmagomedov.Check out the below photo of the unibrowed duo:(Courtesy of Sports Grid)

Hornets give former Spur Williams an extension

The New Orleans Hornets are going to look like a completely different team next year. They’re adding two top-10 draft picks in Anthony Davis (No. 1) and Austin Rivers (No. 10). They’ve added players like Ryan Anderson from Orlando and Robin Lopez and Hakim Warrick from Phoenix. They’ll have a lot of new players out on the floor, but they’re keeping the same guy to...

Hornets, coach agree to four-year extension

The New Orleans Hornets have agreed to a four-year contract extension with coach Monty Williams, the team announced late Saturday night. The deal will keep Williams under contract with the Hornets through 2016. He had a season left on his current three-year contract, which had a team option for a fourth year. The Hornets, who were purchased by NFL Saints owner Tom Benson three...

2012-2013 NBA Rookie of the Year prediction

Is this really fair? I think we all know who will be Rookie of the Year once the season is over. Anthony Davis is the consensus choice for ROY and here is why.I was not on the Davis bandwagon in the beginning. I didn’t think he was that good, even though he was an obvious game-changer in his only season at the University of Kentucky. I mean the dude averaged nearly five blocks...

Hornets Sign Monty Williams To Four-Year Extension

Monty Williams is entering his third season as head coach of the Hornets.

Hornets give Monty Williams 4-year extension

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Monty Williams took his first NBA head coaching job with the Hornets at a time when the franchise was defined by uncertainty. Star players were looking to leave and no one knew who the next owner would be, or even if the team would remain in New Orleans long term. Williams kept his focus on coaching, and has been rewarded with a four-year extension running through...
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