Found December 18, 2011 on
KC Sports Ninja:
The New Orleans Hornets introduced their new players (Eric Gordon, Al-Farouq Aminu and Chris Kaman) and they couln’t happier to be there. I’m not sure what these guys look so
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
FEELING NEW ORLEANS?
No really, they're ecstatic.
I've seen prisoners happier to get their jumpsuits. If you photoshopped a newspaper into Al-Farouq Aminu's hands, you'd get a hostage photo.
How about a little enthusiasm fellas?
The New Orleans Hornets were victorious in their first of only two preseason games over the host Memphis Grizzlies. Newly acquired Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, and Al-Farouq Amino were all absent from the game as they had just arrived in New Orleans shortly before. So we got to see a total of five players that are under contract with New Orleans actually play in this game, the rest...
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the Hornets have been in NBA news this entire offseason, and not for the best of reasons. Franchise player (and jerk) Chris Paul had the Hornets trading him everywhere this offseason, before landing a slew of players from the L.A. Clippers in exchange for his services. While Paul is irreplaceable, he would have been a...
The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have re-signed forward Carl Landry. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. We’ll post contract details this evening.
“Carl was a huge part of our success in making the playoffs last season and we couldn’t be more excited to have him back,” said Hornets GM [...]
The Hornets announced that they have requested waivers on guard Justin Dentmon, guard Terrico White and forward Moses Ehambe.
The Hornets have re-signed 25-year old PF/C Jason Smith to a 3-year contract. Smith played in 77 games (6 starts) for the Hornets last year and he averaged 14.3 minutes, 4.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game. He has now played in 209 games (9 starts) in his first three years in the NBA and he is averaging 13.7 minutes, 4.1 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.4 assists per...
Jarrett Jack started at point guard for the Hornets and scored 24 points, grabbed six rebounds and handed out six assists to lead New Orleans to a 97-90 win over the Grizzlies in preseason action.
The New Orleans Hornets agreed to a three-year contract with forward/center Jason Smith.
The deal is worth $7.5 million for the 7-foot Smith, who averaged 4.3 points and 3.1 rebounds for New Orleans last season.
A first-round pick of the Miami Heat in 2007, Smith has career averages of 4.1 points and 2.9 rebounds in three seasons.
Jarrett Jack scored 24 points, Quincy Pondexter and Emeka Okafor added 12 apiece and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-90 in a preseason game Friday night. The Hornets, playing their first game since the trade of star guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers this week, scored six straight points to take a 95-89 lead.
A new era of basketball is underway in New Orleans as the Hornets introduced the pu-pu platter of good to mediocre basketball players they received in exchange for their franchise player Chris Paul.
Trade with New Orleans in which the point guard was acquired did not become official until Chris Kaman passed a physical with the Hornets. Now all systems are go.Trade with New Orleans in which the point guard was acquired did not become official until Chris Kaman passed a physical with the Hornets. Now all systems are go.
The New Orleans Hornets and 7-foot free agent forward Jason Smith have agreed to a three-year contract.
None of the Lob City exiles look particularly happy about their new workplace. More »
Q: If Mike Miller comes back healthy, and the Hornets want youth, why not package Mario Chalmers, Joel Anthony and Miller for the expiring contract of Chris Kaman? — Jack.
A: Because Mario just re-signed as a free agent he cannot be dealt until February. Also, considering how the Hornets avoided long-term contracts in the Chris Paul trade with the Clippers, I’m not sure they...
Hornet basketball is alive and well. Is Resurgance too strong of a word?
Since when did Chris Kaman become Ted Kaczynski?