Latest New Orleans Hornets Stories

2013-01-27 23:02:46

Tickets to see the New Orleans Hornets are selling at low prices for both home and away games. Whiztix.com, a ticket search engine, can help get the best deals possible on seats. (PRWEB) January 27, 2013 After the departure of star Chris Paul the Hornets are looking to rebuild, and have put tons of young talented players in place to obtain their goals. In the NBA draft of 2012 they had the first and tenth pick picking potential stars Austin Rivers, and Anthony Davis. The Hornets team is...

2011-05-02 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Andre Ethier, whose bat has been on fire since opening day, has earned the top spot on the list of Rising Sports Stars to watch in the month of May. Ethier achieved the longest April hitting streak in major league history, and the longest in any month since 2009. Ethier went 4 for 11 in the Dodgers' weekend series against the Padres, extending his hitting streak to 27 games. Ethier's momentum at bat has led to a...

2010-10-21 12:41:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the largest hospitality partner to North America's premier sports stadiums, convention centers and entertainment venues, announced a series of new concepts and locally sourced dishes available exclusively to Hornets fans at the New Orleans Arena this 2010-2011 season. Menu Highlights Hornets fans will have several new menu choices to enjoy this basketball season, reflective of the distinct character and cuisine that make New Orleans so...

2010-04-09 05:00:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Bacardi U.S.A., Inc. today announced a comprehensive multiyear marketing relationship in support of the BACARDI® Gold rum brand which will include a series of joint marketing activities and highlight both companies' commitment to corporate responsibility. The agreement includes the launch of the new Gold Standard Scholarship Program which will award more than $100,000 annually to help...

2009-09-10 11:59:11

The Minnesota Timberwolves have picked up veteran guard Antonio Daniels and a future second-round draft pick from the New Orleans Hornets. Minnesota gave up forward Darius Songaila and guard Bobby Brown. Daniels, 34, split time with the Hornets and Washington Wizards last season. The 12-year NBA veteran averaged 4.1 points and 2.4 assists in a combined 74 games. In 867 career games, he has averaged 7.6 points and 3.4 assists in stints with Vancouver, San Antonio, Portland, Seattle, Washington...

2009-08-12 13:45:31

New Orleans has traded guard Rasual Butler to the Los Angeles Clippers for a future second-round draft pick, the Hornets announced Wednesday. Today's move allows us to increase our financial flexibility while at the same time gives us an opportunity to improve at that position, Hornets General Manager Jeff Bower said. Due to the depth we have, it will allow us to open up minutes and opportunities for Julian Wright, Morris Peterson and rookie Marcus Thornton, all of whom we anticipate great...

2009-06-26 17:14:42

The NBA's Miami Heat hired former center Alonzo Mourning Friday to a front office post, The Miami Herald said. The report said the team is finalizing a deal to hire Mourning to work in a player development role that also will allow him to be a mentor to players both on and off the court. His duties are yet to be defined, but he likely would work with young players, draft picks and free agents to help them adjust to the franchise and living in South Florida. We are in discussions with Zo and...

2009-06-09 19:08:29

Southern Cal basketball Coach Tim Floyd sent a letter of resignation Tuesday to Trojans Athletic Director Mike Garrett. The Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger reported the letter stated that while he deeply appreciated the opportunity afforded him by the university, he was quitting. I no longer feel I can offer the level of enthusiasm to my duties that is deserved by the university, my coaching staff, my players, their families, and the supporters of Southern Cal, he said in the letter. The...

2009-04-15 22:02:55

Michael Finley's 3-pointer sent the game into overtime Wednesday and San Antonio dominated from there to win a division title by downing New Orleans 105-98. The Spurs' victory, combined with Houston's loss to Dallas, made San Antonio champion of the Southwest Division and the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference playoffs. San Antonio will take on sixth-seeded Dallas in the opening round. New Orleans slipped behind Dallas into the No. 7 seed on the final night of the regular season and will...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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