The New Orleans Hornets endured one of the toughest seasons in franchise history this season and have a lot to improve on in the future.
In fairness, this young team did have the deck stacked against them from day one of the season and dealt with countless injuries that set them back further.
Regardless of the adversity and difficulties they had, things are looking bright for the Hornets.
Getting out from under the thumb of the league and having new ownership is exciting, and Eric Gordon has had an impressive return from injury to show glimpses of the type of player he can be.
Despite the good things that are happening in New Orleans, the team still has a lot to learn from the top teams in the league.
The following slides will outline a few of the things they must take into consideration moving forward.