As much as the New Orleans Hornets might miss big man Anthony Davis, there's probably little he could do about their defensive problems on the perimeter.
Opponents are hitting 3-pointers at an alarming rate against the Hornets, who could be without Davis again as they try to avoid a sixth straight loss Friday night in a road game in Phoenix against the Suns.
Davis has missed the past two games with an ankle injury after sitting out a pair earlier this month due to a concussion. It remains unclear when or if the top overall pick will return on New Orleans' four-game road trip, which began Wednesday with a 115-107 overtime loss to Indiana.
The 15 3-pointers the Pacers hit -- in 27 attempts -- were the most by a Hornets opponent since the 2010-11 season. Indiana's Paul George had no more than 20 points or four 3s in a game this season, but he was 9 of 13 from beyond the arc and scored 37.
"When teams are hitting 3s like that, you just have to tip your hat to 'em," coach Monty Willi...