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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 »

West, Hornets Push Spurs to Brink, Lead 3-2

Forward has 38 points, 14 boards and 5 blocks in 101-79 victory

(Newser) - David West and the New Orleans Hornets sure looked happy to be at home. West had career playoff highs of 38 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots, lifting New Orleans to a 101-79 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night and a 3-2 series lead. New Orleans... More »

San Antonio Fights Back; Gets Needed Win

(Newser) - There was no third-quarter breakdown for the San Antonio Spurs last night, just the desperate play of a team whose quest for a second straight NBA title was on the line. Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili both scored 31 points to lead the Spurs to a 110-99 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 »

Mavs on Brink of Another Early Exit

New Orleans goes up 3-1 over Dallas in first-round playoff series

(Newser) - David West let out his pent-up frustration over a poor Game 3 with a determined effort Sunday, scoring 10 of his 24 points in a quick stretch early in the second half to help the New Orleans Hornets pull away for a 97-84 victory and a 3-1 lead in the... More »

Nowitzki, Terry Pull Mavs Back Into Series

Ten-point win over New Orleans gives Dallas new life

(Newser) - Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks finally made the Hornets look like playoff novices, pestering Chris Paul and David West to go a combined 6-for-30 well into the fourth quarter on the way to a 97-87 victory in Game 3. Nowitzki had 32 points, 19 rebounds and six assists to pull... 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 »

Paul Shines in Playoff Debut as Hornets Win

Star has 25 points, 10 assists to lead comeback over Dallas

(Newser) - So much for playoff experience. Chris Paul had 35 points and 10 assists in his first career playoff game last night, lifting the New Orleans Hornets to a 104-92 come-from-behind victory over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of their first-round series. David West also  scored 23 points to help... More »

Okur, Jazz Win in New Orleans

Paul loses matchup with Williams in 77-66 clunker

(Newser) - Mehmet Okur had 22 points and 17 rebounds to help the Utah Jazz snap the New Orleans Hornets' 11-game home winning streak, 77-66 on Tuesday night. Deron Williams had 16 assists and outplayed Chris Paul as the Jazz took a 20-point lead early in the fourth quarter and cruised from... More »

Paul's Triple-Double Lifts Hornets

MVP chants heard as New Orleans sets franchise wins record

(Newser) - Chris Paul had 16 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Hornets tied a franchise record for single-season victories with 54 in a 108-96 defeat of the Golden State Warriors. It was the fourth career triple double for Paul, who inspired chants of M-V-P from a sellout... More »

Hornets Clinch Playoff Spot

Become the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth

(Newser) - Chris Paul had 33 points and 15 assists, and the New Orleans Hornets became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth by beating the New York Knicks 118-110 on Friday night. Jamal Crawford had 29 points for the Knicks, who have lost 17 of 19 but stayed... More »

Buzz Off, Raptors: Hornets Win

David West leads New Orleans with 25

(Newser) - David West made his presence known at the Air Canada Centre tonight as his Hornets topped the Raptors 118-111. Peja Stojakovic added 25 points for New Orleans. It was a nice welcome back for former Raptor Morris Peterson, who made his first appearance in Toronto since leaving the team last... 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 »

West, Paul Fend Off Frisky Pacers

Fourth straight win keeps Hornets atop West

(Newser) - David West led all scorers with 35 points as New Orleans began a six-game Eastern road trip by defeating Indiana, 114-106. The Pacers kept it close, cutting the lead to two points with 4:30 to play; they then scored just two baskets for the rest of the game. Chris... More »

Hornets Come Back to Sting Celtics

West scores 37, New Orleans survives horrible start

(Newser) - The New Orleans Hornets followed a strange path in beating the Boston Celtics 113-106 last night, reports the Associated Press. The Hornets fell behind by 15 points early, and let the Celtics hit 75% of their shots, before storming from behind to end Boston's four-game winning streak. David West led... More »

CP3 Bolsters MVP Campaign in Rout of Spurs

LeBron's 42 can't beat Nets; Utah rallies late, bucks Milwaukee

(Newser) - New Orleans shot a remarkable 58.7% against normally stalwart San Antonio, and the result was the Spurs' worst loss of the season. Chris Paul had 26 points and 17 assists; his pick-and-roll buddy David West, returning from an ankle injury, added 29 and 10 boards. The Spurs had just... More »

West Can't Forget Victims of Katrina

NBA All-Star goes all out to help needy in New Orleans

(Newser) - Tonight's NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans showcases basketball's best. In the Big Easy, the lingering effects of Hurricane Katrina's devastation are part of the scene. For Hornets All-Star forward David West, they're part of everyday life, and no matter how much he does to help, it doesn't feel like... 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 »

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