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Anthony Davis Says His Unibrow Isn’t Going Anywhere

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Anthony Davis helped lead Kentucky to a National Championship in his only year in college. The New Orleans Hornets are hoping that he will help lead to the team's turnaround. After being the first overall pick in the draft, Davis made his NBA debut for New Orleans against Tim Duncan ...

New Orleans GM Dell Demps Does His Best To Temper Early Expectations of Anthony Davis

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Everybody knows Anthony Davis is going to be selected No. 1 by the New Orleans Hornets in tonight's NBA Draft. He's clearly the cream of the crop in what most consider a strong draft class in general. That means he's about to be hit -- if he hasn't already -- ...

As the NBA Draft Approaches, Anthony Davis Prepares For New Life as Pro

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Anthony Davis is just two days away now from becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Or, as he still likes to put it, "if I get drafted No. 1." I suppose he's been instructed to say such things to avoid some extreme awkwardness if the ...

Anthony Davis Says His Family Wanted the Charlotte Bobcats to get the Number One Pick in the Draft

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Even though he spent just one season in Lexington, Anthony Davis left his mark on the Kentucky Wildcats. Not only did Davis distinguish himself as the best defensive player in college basketball a season ago, but he was also named the Player of the Year as he helped Kentucky win ...

David Stern Tries to Explain the League’s Stance on the Chris Paul Trade

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern has done a lot to grow the NBA game, but recently he has been at the center of some criticism even after the lockout was lifted. It all stems from his role in the nixing of the Chris Paul to the Lakers trade that looked like ...

Dell Demps: “We thanked Chris Paul because he gave us the opportunity. He gave us a foundation to move forward.”

Friday, December 16th, 2011

It's been a wild two week stretch to say the least for New Orleans Hornets GM Dell Demps. The Hornets GM had a trade lined up over a week ago that would have sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers in a three-way blockbuster deal including the Houston Rockets ...

Steve Kerr on Cavs Owner Dan Gilbert: “He’s still upset they lost LeBron. He needs to get over it”

Monday, December 12th, 2011

The saga of Chris Paul and the New Orleans Hornets has now entered day five. After nixing the trade of Chris Paul to the Lakers because of “basketball reasons” late last week, the Hornets have been given permission by the league to explore other deals involving their franchise player. Once ...

Lamar Odom Emotional About Leaving Los Angeles Lakers

Friday, December 9th, 2011

I love the NBA, I love what David Stern has done for the league, and I was giddy that the lockout was ending and the regular season was going to commence on Christmas Day. Yet every now and then something happens in the league that turns me off completely and ...

David Stern on an NBA Lockout, First Round Playoff Series, Mark Cuban, and the What the Future Holds for the Association

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

After Wednesday night's action, there are only six first round NBA playoff series yet to be decided. And it sure looks like Los Angeles is back in control after handling the New Orleans Hornets in Game 5 at Staples Center. Still, even though most fans realized that the real fireworks ...

Trevor Ariza Feels Everyone Counted The Hornets Out Against The Lakers And It’s Going To Take A Scrappy Mentality To Beat L.A.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

After an up-and-down regular season, the New Orleans Hornets, coming in with a record of 46-36, seemed to be looking forward to the playoffs. They had the unfortunate task of trying to take the "goliath," in the two-time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers, but the Hornets had their All-Star in ...