Charlotte is the home of the Hornets once again. The NBA unanimously approved Charlotte’s nickname change from Bobcats to Hornets on Thursday at the league’s Board of Governors meeting. The original Hornets built a supportive fan base in Charlotte from the time they entered the league in 1988 until they moved to New Orleans in 2002.
By Greg Heakes
Jazz bands are playing, the crawfish boiling and daiquiris swirling Sunday, as partygoers crammed bars and restaurants ahead of Super Bowl 47, the pinnacle sporting event that transfixes America each year.
Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points and rookie Chris Copeland added 22 Sunday as the New York Knicks beat New Orleans 100-87 to snap a three-game National Basketball Association losing streak.
By Al Horford
, Atlanta Hawks
, Eric Gordon
, Greivis Vasquez
, Josh Smith
, Monty Williams
, New Orleans Hornets
, Robin Lopez
, Ryan Anderson
, Zaza Pachulia
The new year opened with a scene hauntingly familiar from the past for the New Orleans Hornets.
The Los Angeles Clippers, for decades synonymous with long losing streaks, broke a 38-year-old franchise record with their 12th consecutive victory on Friday, beating the Sacramento Kings 97-85.
Anthony Davis fit right in.
Tim Duncan and the wily San Antonio Spurs were celebrating at the end.
New Orleans will host the 2014 NBA All-Star Game, league commissioner David Stern announced on Monday, returning the spectacle to the city just six years after it was staged there.
DALLAS— Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 40 points as the Dallas Mavericks ended a four-game losing streak with a 102-96 win over the Utah Jazz in the NBA on Saturday. Nowitzki scored 10 points in the fourth quarter as the Mavericks fought off a late rally by the Jazz, who trimmed a 23-point deficit down [...]
The NBA, owners of the New Orleans Hornets, refused Thursday to approve a three-team trade that would have sent Hornets All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers.