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Photo by Jonathan Bachman/AP 2011-2012 season: Hornets lose a top 10 player and leader of the team, in Chris Paul. They struggle to find a owner for the franchise. They place 15th in the Western Conference. No idea what direction they are headed as they had no owner to make decisions. Only won 21 games and according to the percentages that still wouldnt be enough to land the best - or second best - player. A tough year for the Hornets and a tough road ahead, if you asked me. May 30, 2012, The NBA Draft Lottery. The New Orleans Hornets, with a 13.7 percent chance at first pick, jumped from the fourth pick to the first pick. Overtaking the Bobcats (7 games won, 25% chance to win first pick) and basically tearing up the gameplan, as the first pick was a shoe-in. Chance, you call it?.. Magic?.. Conspiracy?.. Whatever term you decided to use when it happened, it happened. The Hornets now had the #1 pick and the team that was 'left for dead', now had a bit of life.. ...

Gordon's knee is tender, Hornets optimistic

The New Orleans Hornets are heading into training camp eager to see what Anthony Davis and several other new players can do. Still, they will take a cautious approach with Eric Gordon's surgically repaired right knee. The Hornets say Gordon's participation in training camp will be limited because he's had soreness in his knee during voluntary offseason workouts. Coach...

New Orleans Hornets VP Busted With Handgun at Newark Airport

Not the smartest play by Joshua Richardson who is the vice president of event presentation and broadcasting for the New Orleans Hornets this weekend at a Newark airport. Joshua was detained and charged with one count of criminal possession of a weapon and was released shortly after the incident. Joshua claims that he had grabbed the his wife’s bag, instead of his own, and that...

Authorities: Hornets exec faces gun charge in NJ

Authorities say an executive with the NBA's New Orleans Hornets has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon after a handgun was found in his checked baggage at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport. The Transportation Security Administration says team vice president of event presentation and broadcasting Joshua Richardson was headed back to Louisiana...

Hornets exec allegedly caught carrying gun onto plane at Newark Airport

An NBA executive was arrested after allegedly trying to carry a handgun onto a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport over the weekend, according to Joshua Richardson, vice president of event presentation and broadcasting for the New Orleans Hornets, was trying to fly back to Louisiana on Friday when Transportation Security Administration agents found a .38-caliber...

Chris Paul Swears He Ain’t Like Dwight And LeBron

CP3 doesn’t want us fans and media to worry about him dragging us through some egotistical non-sense come time for his free agency. He wants to keep it quick, concise and casual. “At the end of the season, I’ll evaluate everything. But it’s no secret. Everyone knows I love it here. I love our team, I love everything that’s going on.”              - Chris Paul

NBA Preview: Hope for Hornets? Hey, why not?

The NBA has certainly done its part to help the New Orleans Hornets become relevant. Not always on purpose, either. First, the league relinquished control of the franchise by selling it to Louisiana businessman Tom Benson, who also owns the NFLs New Orleans Saints. Then, via dumb luck, the Hornets won the draft lottery and the rights to No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis, a forward...

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At 4-foot-5, Jamani Love can straight-up play

Often in the NBA we speak of the freakishly tall athletes like JaVale McGee or Pau Gasol more than we muse about the shortened stature of vertically challenged athletes like Ty Lawson or Chris Paul. However, even their lack of height is nothing compared to Jamani Love who measures in at 4-feet and 5-inches [...] The post Video: 4-foot-5 Jamani Love Can Hoop appeared first on The NBA Mistress.

Rajon Rondo vs. Chris Paul

Rajon Rondo Vs CP3….Who Is Better? There are a lot of great point guards in the NBA these days. However, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul are among the top five at the position. Some may argue that both could be MVP candidates during a given season. If you had to choose one of these players, which one would you want on your team? Rondo Is A Playmaker There is no denying that Chris Paul...

Paul, Billups Participate In Practice, Sit Out Scrimmage

Chris Paul and Chauncey Billups are unable to scrimmage as they recover from injuries, but they still ran through a few offensive sets with the first team.

The Competition 2012-13: #3 Los Angeles Clippers

Contributed by guest blogger Frank PalmasaniThere is a new sheriff in Los Angeles… Right?Maybe, but not likely.Yes, they have Chris Paul running the court in the Staples Center painted red, white and blue. And yes, they have the always entertaining and high-flying Blake Griffin. But are those two players along with a talented to decent entourage of role players and back-ups enough...

NBA captains: Who really deserves to be a leader?

NBA season is right around the corner, making it the perfect time for predictions and trash talk. It’s also the perfect time to solidify your status on respective teams. With training camp on progress, many players take this time to get aquainted with the rookies, as well as the newer additions to the team. Stars like to make sure every knows that this is their team; just ask...
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