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Lakers rally to take over No. 8 spot in West

Kobe Bryant fueled a desperate rally with 23 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the New Orleans Hornets 104-96 on Tuesday night to keep their playoff hopes alive.


Hornets select Davis with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Anthony Davis

Best in the country and No. 1 and 2 in the NBA draft. The celebration goes on for Kentucky's kids. The Wildcats became the first school to have the top two picks and tied a record with six players taken overall Thursday night. After the New Orleans Hornets made the long-expected selection of forward Anthony Davis with the first pick, Charlotte followed by taking fellow freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.


2012 NBA draft: Anthony Davis first to Hornets, then what?

NBA Draft

Once Anthony Davis slips on a Hornets hat above basketball's most celebrated eyebrow Thursday night, the NBA draft really starts. Davis will head to New Orleans with the No. 1 pick, even if the college player of the year is reluctant to guarantee it. After that, nobody can be sure what will happen.


Hornets win draft lottery, will pick No. 1 in NBA

NBA Draft: New Orleans Hornets Gets #1 Pick

New owner, and now a new star player. The future suddenly looks bright for the New Orleans Hornets. Meanwhile, it was yet another loss - in a historic season full of them - for Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Bobcats.

Senh: That's too bad for Michael Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats, who pretty much tanked their season to get the number one draft pick. They didn't do too poorly - they got number two. My Sacramento Kings are number five. So far, the Kings have done well with their picks.


Saints Owner Buys NBA's Hornets

New Orleans Hornets

Tom Benson, owner of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints, has bought the New Orleans Hornets from the National Basketball Association.


ESPN fires employee for Lin headline seen online

ESPN says it fired an employee responsible for an offensive headline referring to Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.


ESPN apologizes for offensive Lin headline

Jeremy Lin

ESPN has apologized for using a racial slur in a headline for a story on Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin. ESPN ran the headline "Chink in the Armor" after Lin had nine turnovers in New York's loss to the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night on its mobile website that could be seen on phones and tablet computers.


Hornets, Clippers agree on Chris Paul trade

Chris Paul

Chris Paul is headed to Los Angeles for real this time - to the Clippers, not the Lakers. The Hornets traded Paul to the Clippers for guard Eric Gordon, forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center Chris Kaman and a first-round draft choice.


PBT: Paul's trade to Clippers collapses

PBT: Blame the NBA's high demands, but the Chris Paul-to-Clippers trade is now dead.

Senh: Maybe he should come to Sacramento. We need a point guard, and his deals with other teams have been failing.


Criticism of NBA squashing Paul trade pouring in

NBA teams went back to work Friday, which for Chris Paul meant going back to New Orleans. And there was disbelief and anger around the league - and a commitment to try again to find him a new home.


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