NBA Playoffs 2011: Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Hornets Game 3 Live

James SchmidtCorrespondent IApril 22, 2011

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 22:  Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks to pass the ball around Trevor Ariza #1 of the New Orleans Hornets in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at the New Orleans Arena  on April 22, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Hey guys, James Schmidt here live blogging for Game 3 of the Hornets against the Lakers. New Orleans took home-field advantage after a surprising win in Game 1 and after a tough loss in Game 2 they take things back to the nest in New Orleans to try and take the 2-1 series lead.

Los Angeles is still the clear cut favorite, but when you have a superstar like Chris Paul anything can happen.