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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jimmy Smith of The Times-Picayune: Playing in the Crescent City for the first time since the Hornets were eliminated in Game 6 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs last April against the Lakers, Chris Paul made his only appearance of...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  2. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Is crunch time really so damned important? Darius Soriano of Forum Blue and Gold: "After the game, everyone had an opinion on Kobe's ankle injury. Most of the Hornets players (plus coach Monty Williams) said that Kobe really wasn't that hurt, essen...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  3. Chris Paul's crunch time mind

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Chris Paul, here hitting a 2007 game-winner, has led the Hornets to crunch time success. As part of digging into advanced statistics to assess Kobe Bryant in crunch time, we looked at how well different teams s...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Editorial page staff of The Times-Picayune: "Mr. Stern and the league played an important role in the Hornets' return to New Orleans post-Katrina. The league also brought the NBA All-Star game to New Orleans in 2008, and metro residents are thankful ...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  5. First Cup: Thanksgiving

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Rasmussen contributing writer for The Times-Picayune: "New Orleans Hornets Coach Monty Williams warned this would happen. Back when the Hornets were in the midst of winning 11 of their first 12 games, Williams said if his guys didn't kick some of...

    Blog | November 25, 2010
  6. Byron Scott tees off

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande What's next for Byron Scott? At the moment I'm writing this, next is another swing of the golf club. "I've got a lot of time to work on my game," Scott said, one day after he was let go by the New Orleans Hornets. There are...

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  7. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Hornets prevail in a must-win game over the Spurs, in which Bruce Bowen records a DNP-CD. Stephon Marbury is starting to figure out his role with the Celtics, while Iverson will have to adjust to his in Detroit. Read all about "Sixth Men: Pa...

    Blog | March 30, 2009
  8. Reality vs. Rules: A Timekeeping Snafu

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Chris Sheridan just called to rant about the time-keeping at the Spurs vs. Hornets game. Basically, what happened was that the clock is supposed to automatically stop when a whistle is blown. But sometimes it malfunctions, and in this case...

    Blog | March 30, 2009
  9. One Fit Too Many From Rasheed Wallace?

    Henry Abbott's Royce Webb writes: With the game tied 71-71, Wallace gave up an offensive rebound to Hornets reserve forward Sean Marks, allowing New Orleans to score the basket that put them ahead to stay in a game they would win by just three point...

    Blog | February 26, 2009
  10. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 3

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks In their first two games, the Hornets have been using forward Julian Wright as one of their primary playmakers. So far, the results haven't been very good. In their opening game against the Grizzlies, he turned the ball over an eye-...

    Blog | July 13, 2008
  11. Spurs slept aboard grounded plane in New Orleans

    Henry Abbott

    After planning a quick getaway to Los Angeles to prepare to face the Lakers in the Western Conference finals, the San Antonio Spurs instead spent the night on the ground in New Orleans, trying to sleep on a plane grounded by technical trouble.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2008
  12. Liveblogging Spurs vs. Hornets Game 7

    Henry Abbott

    Whoa. This is a biggie, huh? I guess the conventional wisdom is that the home team will win, right? That's how this series has gone. But is it ever conventional wisdom to pick against Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs? ...

    Blog | May 19, 2008
  13. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Hornets vs. Spurs John DeShazier of The Times-Picayune "On to Game 7, because the defending champs go down about as easy as a mouthful of rocks. Back to New Orleans Arena, because home has meant everything in this hold-serve series. One more game f...

    Blog | May 16, 2008
  14. The Hornets Win Game 5

    Henry Abbott

    Some things I noticed last night: Early in the game the Hornets were clearly determined to get Peja Stojakovic going. Stojakovic has been a non-factor ever since the Spurs switched Bruce Bowen onto him to start Game 3. Here's why I hated what the Hor...

    Blog | May 14, 2008
  15. Meet the Rookie: Julian Wright

    Henry Abbott

    The defending champion San Antonio Spurs are tied at 2-2 with the New Orleans Hornets, with Game 5 set for 9:30 ET tonight. Should be a wild one, with the Hornets looking to recapture the momentum they had in the first two games at home. ESPN's David...

    Blog | May 13, 2008
  16. Liveblogging Suns vs. Spurs

    Henry Abbott

    Look, after just one game, it's already in the mix for the greatest first-round ever. This series is hot. Hope you'll hang around for some liveblogging as the game unfolds. As a little prelude, I imagine most of you have been watching the Hornets and...

    Blog | April 22, 2008