When the regular season came to a close, the city of New Orleans bid adieu to the "Hornets" moniker and prepared to embrace a nickname for its professional basketball franchise. Starting next season, the team will take the court as the Pelicans. Show More Summary
The New Orleans Hornets finished the 2012-13 season with a 27-55 record, 31 games behind the Southwest Division champion San Antonio Spurs. In a year when the most dynamic players on the team missed time with injury, there wasn’t much to expect from an overall standpoint. Show More Summary
New Orleans, LA — The New Orleans Hornets are no more. A day after the team finished its 2012-13 regular season, the franchise has changed its name to the New Orleans Pelicans. “We have been looking forward to this day since we announced the Pelicans as the new name,” owner Tom Benson wrote in a press [...]Show More Summary
Following last night’s final game of the 2012-13 season, the New Orleans Hornets officially took on the team’s new identity as the New Orleans Pelicans. The team will participate in its first NBA event as the Pelicans on May 21 at the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery. As the Pelicans introduce their new mascot, new uniforms and [...]
The roller-coaster ride that was the Dallas Mavericks' season has come to an end. After their victory over the New Orleans Hornets, the Mavs close out the year right where they started it, with a.500 record. 41-41 was not good enough...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Darren Collison scored 25 points off the bench Wednesday as the Dallas Mavericks avoided their first losing season since 1999-2000 with a 99-87 victory against the New Orleans Hornets at the American Airlines Center. Dirk Nowitzki added 16 points and nine rebounds and Shawn Marion had 15 points for Dallas (41-41).
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. Show More Summary
Well after Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs beat the New Orleans Hornets last night to reach.500, it didn’t take him and teammates long to shave their grisly beards. As you remember, a few months ago they had made a pact not to shave until they reached.500. I’m not sure they expected it to [...]
In the immortal words of Denny Green, the 2012-13 New Orleans Hornets "are what we thought they were." With one last game against Dallas remaining and nothing left to play for, the Hornets will likely finish the season at 27-55. If New...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: The Dallas Mavericks kept alive hopes of ending the season with a winning record, moving to.500 with a 107-89 win over the New Orleans Hornets.
Both Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson bring a different dynamic to the frontcourt of the New Orleans Hornets. Standing at the same height of 6’10”, there are different aspects to their overall game that have allowed each of them to see success in the NBA. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: In a tougher game than the Los Angeles Clippers would have liked with playoff seeding on the line, they came from 10 points down to beat the New Orleans Hornets 96-93. The Clippers used 10 points, two rebounds and assists and a block in the fourth quarter by Chris Paul to overcome the deficit. Show More Summary
The streak is up to 21. No, I'm not talking about the overall win streak that the Denver Nuggets put together between February 23 and March 23 that was snapped by the New Orleans Hornets (of all teams). I'm referring to the winning streak the Nuggets have put together at home, which dates back to mid-January. Show More Summary
New Orleans Hornets rookie big man Anthony Davis will miss the remainder of the season with a sprained MCL and bone bruise in his left knee. Davis suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of the Hornets' loss to the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday when attempting to take a charge. Show More Summary
The New Orleans Hornets say they will sit overall top draft choice Anthony Davis for their final three games because of his left knee injury.
New Orleans Hornets rookie Anthony Davis may have avoided serious injury, but his recent ailment was serious enough that it's brought his first year to a close. The first overall pick in 2012 will not play in his club's final three games after an MRI revealed a sprained MCL and a bone bruise (via Kevin Spain of USA Today). Show More Summary
The New Orleans Hornets announced that Anthony Davis has a sprained knee, but it could have been worse. While Davis will miss the rest of the season—three games—the knee should be healed in plenty of time for the New Orleans Pelicans' first training camp. Show More Summary
Just 12 days after surgery on his knee, Metta World Peace returned to action for the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday, playing 15 minutes in a critical victory over the New Orleans Hornets. How did he pull off such a feat? "I’m just too sexy for my cat," the man formerly known as Ron Artest explained in response to that question. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Playing what could be their second to last game in Sacramento, the Kings put on a show for their home crowd, drilling the New Orleans Hornets 121-110.
During the New Orleans Hornets' game against the Sacramento Kings on April 10, rookie power forward Anthony Davis suffered what appeared to be a severe knee injury. Fortunately, the Hornets star managed to walk off under his own power. Show More Summary