1. New Orleans Hornets vs. Los Angeles Lakers: A Recap

    In the opening minute of the opening game against the Los Angeles Lakers , New Orleans Hornets power forward Carl Landry took an outlet pass from point guard Chris Paul , sprinted ...

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  2. 2011 NBA Playoffs: New Orleans Hornets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Preview

    The Western Conference finally has its playoff picture set, and for the New Orleans Hornets , gloom is inevitably setting in...

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  3. True Blue: Applying the ACC Championship Game to March Madness

    It was only too fitting that one of the oldest and most fervent rivalries in college basketball would decide a number one seeding in the 2011 NCAA tournament. Though imbued with silver linings of respect, this rivalry is downright ugly at its core...

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  4. New Orleans Hornets: Why They Are in Good Playoff Position

    It's crunch time. Time to put up or shut up—win or go home. No, unlike the rest of the country, I’m not discussing March Madness while I furiously rush to fill out a bracket and find an affordable pool...

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  5. Why Carl Landry for Marcus Thornton Helps the New Orleans Hornets

    It may be the quietest, least-discussed deal of last week’s tidal wave of trades, for a several reasons, the New Orleans Hornets’ acquisition of power forward Carl Landry from the Sacramento Kings deserves some attention...

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  6. College Basketball: What Wednesday's Game Suggests for Duke and North Carolina

    Round one of the 2011 edition of college basketball’s greatest rivalry is in the books after the No. 5 Duke Blue Devils ousted the North Carolina Tar Heels 79-73 on Wednesday...

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  7. Super Bowl Tunnel Vision: The Biggest Takeaways From Super Bowl XLV

    It was shocking yet predictable, efficient yet sloppy, and entertaining yet lackluster. Aaron Rodgers played phenomenally under a pass-heavy game-plan while Ben Roethlisberger , an elite quarterback in the two minute drill, folded late...

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  8. Buzz Kill: How Injuries Could Temporarily Derail The New Orleans Hornets Season

    OK, so we’re probably not talking about anything drastic like missing the playoffs or putting together a Cleveland Cavaliers-type losing streak. But the injury bug has bitten the surging New Orleans Hornets, and bitten them hard...

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  9. Left Bee Hind: Evaluating The New Orleans Hornets' Trade Options

    Prior to West Coast struggles in Sacramento and Phoenix, the New Orleans Hornets held a ten game winning streak, the team’s first double digit streak in franchise history...

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  10. New Orleans Hornets Win Nine Straight: Why This Streak Carries So Much Weight

    It’s not the fact that it’s the longest current winning streak in the NBA or the longest in franchise history or that it comes mid-season, when games matter more...

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  11. Atlanta Falcons: Why They're Not So Different From the Super Bowl Team of 1998

    When Morten Andersen kicked a game-winning overtime field goal in the 1998 NFC championship game to beat the Randy Moss, Cris Carter-led Minnesota Vikings and catapult the franchise ...

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  12. New Orleans Hornets Limping into December: Five Ways to Ensure a Quick Recovery

    After shocking the basketball world with an 11-1 start, the New Orleans Hornets have lost four of their last five games, including two blowouts dealt by the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs...

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  13. New Orleans Hornets Cool Off Over Thanksgiving Holiday

    With the dwindling of November came the first cold weather in New Orleans, and with that came the first significant taste of defeat for the city’s ballers...

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  14. Five Man Trade Brings Point Guards and Center to Big Easy

    The New Orleans Hornets continued their roster revision process on Saturday, finalizing a five-man swap with the Toronto Raptors...

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  15. New Orleans Hornets Tied Atop Southwest After Split Series With Dallas Mavericks

    After a two-game split with the Dallas Mavericks, the New Orleans Hornets sit with the San Antonio Spurs atop the Southwest Division...

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  16. New Orleans Hornets vs Dallas Mavericks: A Preview

    With the first tenth of the season in the books, the New Orleans Hornets stand alone in the undefeated column. Shocking? At first glance, yes...

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  17. Peja Stojakovic Returns for Win No. 8 for New Orleans Hornets

    New Orleans continued its path of perfection with Saturday's 107-87 win over Portland, again getting excellent bench play on both sides throughout the game...

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  18. New Orleans Hornets: Bench Evolving as Portland, Dallas Approach

    Tuesday’s 101-82 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers (1-7) was hardly the biggest accomplishment to New Orleans’s perfect start...

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  19. New Orleans Hornets' 6-0 Start: Fluke or for Real?

    Six games into its season, New Orleans is just one of two teams (Atlanta Hawks) to remain unbeaten. A perfect start for the Hornets (6-0) is surprising regardless of how it happened, ...

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  20. NBA Preview: New Orleans Hornets Vs. Miami Heat

    After a rough preseason, the New Orleans Hornets have looked much better in the regular season, jumping out to a 3-0 record distinguished by surprisingly good defense and bench contributions...

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  21. New Orleans Hornets' Season Depends On Establishing Defensive Identity

    “Offense sells tickets. Defense wins championships .” The mantra is usually heard in the context of football, but it applies to the New Orleans Hornets this year ...

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  22. New Orleans Hornets' Depth To Be Tested Early

    Next Wednesday’s season opener against Milwaukee marks a new chapter for the New Orleans Hornets under Dell Demps, Monty Williams, and several new players looking to get the team back into the playoff picture...

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