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Spurs Keep Hopes Alive; Win Over Hornets

(Newser) - The San Antonio Spurs' Big Three came through, but they'll still have to win one on the road to keep their title defense alive. Manu Ginobili scored 25 points, Tim Duncan had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and Tony Parker added 15 points in the Spurs' 99-80 victory over the... More »

Hornets Hand Mavs First-Round Exit

Chris Paul tallies triple-double as Dallas's furious fourth-quarter rally falls short

(Newser) - Byron Scott accepted his NBA coach of the year award, then guided his team to the second round of the playoffs. Chris Paul had 24 points, 15 assists and 11 rebounds, and the New Orleans Hornets held on for a 99-94 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night to... More »

Chris Paul Picks Mavs Apart, Again

New Orleans takes 2-0 series lead after 127-103 blowout

(Newser) - First the brilliant playoff debut, then the encore. Chris Paul had 32 points and a franchise playoff-record 17 assists, leading New Orleans to a 127-103 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night that gave the Hornets a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. The old record was 15 assists,... More »

Cavs Latest Victim as East Meets (David) West

Paul dishes to West with one second left for 100-99 win

(Newser) - LeBron James's characteristic late-game heroics weren't quite enough, as fellow MVP contender Chris Paul sucked three defenders into the lane, then passed to David West for a last-second winning jumper that gave the Hornets a win over the Cavaliers. It was an impressive follow-up to West's superb 35-point game against... More »

Triumphant Nuggets Enjoy Battling Spurs

Paul steers Hornets past Nets, Bucks watch Blazers prevail at wire

(Newser) - The Nuggets enjoyed the challenge of facing the reigning NBA champions, putting away the Spurs 109-96 by beating them to boards and stuffing point guard Tony Parker. Manu Ginobili led San Antonio in both points (24) and boos (numerous and resounding), while Allen Iverson swept to 29 points and nine... More »

Paul, Chandler Deep-Six Knicks

Paul directs decisive final onslaught, Chandler swipes 18 boards in 100-88 win

(Newser) - Behind the brawn of Tyson Chandler and the late-game heroics of Chris Paul, the Hornets dealt the Knicks their 42nd loss, ensuring New York's seventh straight season below .500. Chandler pulled down 18 rebounds, and Paul orchestrated an attack in the final minutes that gave the Hornets the game's last... More »

Stevenson Stings Hornets at the Buzzer

New Orleans' third straight loss drops them to third in West

(Newser) - The Wizards stormed back from an 11-point halftime deficit against one of the West's best teams, knocking off the Hornets 95-92 on DeShawn Stevenson's buzzer-beating fadeaway three-pointer. It was a fitting conclusion on a career 33-point evening for Stevenson. The shot concluded a chippy, foul-intensive final minute. More »

McGrady, Yao Help Rockets Squash Hornets

Houston wins 11th in a row in ending New Orleans' 5-game run

(Newser) - Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming put on a show tonight in leading the Houston Rockets to their 11th straight win with a 100-80 whipping of the New Orleans Hornets, reports the Associated Press. McGrady had 34 points, while Yao had 28 points and 14 rebounds in an easy win over... More »

Bulls Crumble Beneath Hornets

Chicago's first-half lead dissolves as New Orleans triumphs 100-86

(Newser) - Andres Nocioni collected a game-high 28 points for the Bulls, but the triple threat of Chris Paul, David West and Peja Stojakovic put New Orleans over the top, 100-86. For a while things looked good for Chicago, with Kirk Hinrich returning from injury to help the team build a half-time... More »

Hornets Smash Lagging Sonics 123-92

Hawks struggle against win-hungry Bucks, come up short 87-80

(Newser) - The Hornets were up by 19 points at halftime last night, and although Seattle briefly showed some spark in a 15-4 third-quarter run, the Sonics fell further behind to lose by their familiarly large margin. The 123-92 win featured 21 rebounds from New Orleans center Tyson Chandler, 17 of those... More »

Jazz Ice Sixers With Old Pick-and-Roll

Hornets win over Clips led by West, Paul and Chandler

(Newser) - Kyle Korver showed no love for his ex-team yesterday, dropping in five free throws in the final 27 seconds to clinch Utah's 110-107 win over Philadelphia, which traded him on Saturday. Carlos Boozer and Deron Williams led six Jazz scorers in double figures. Andre Iguodala became the first Sixer this... More »

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