Surprises and Disappointments from New Orleans Hornets' 2012-13 Season

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Surprises and Disappointments from New Orleans Hornets' 2012-13 Season
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Despite being the leading scorer, Eric Gordon's season has been a disappointment.

The New Orleans Hornets are building for the future. As the second-youngest team in the league, the Hornets had their share of growing pains.  

With a 27-54 record, we’ll see another lottery pick for the newly formed Pelicans.

Though, throughout the six-month grind, every team has its surprises. Whether it’s players who have outlandish performances or a team effort in a given contest, some things have to go your way. The season wasn’t all bad.

Relying on growth and development for the inexperienced players, Coach Monty Williams had tough decisions to make all season while dealing with a plethora of injuries.

In a season of ups and downs, some players had to carry the weight of the team, while others couldn’t quite live up to expectations.

As the season comes to a close for New Orleans, let’s take a look at some of the season’s biggest surprises and disappointments. 

 

 

 

**All stats obtained from ESPN.com**

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