November 21, 1993 |
The kids are all right: Things are settling down in Charlotte, where the young Hornets have recovered from a 1-2 start and regained their voices. Of course, it was a little slow there for a while with the $84-million man, Larry Johnson, dragging his right leg around like Chester in "Gunsmoke." Johnson hurt himself with a bit of typical exuberance, tomahawk dunking in a charity game, stressing a disk in his back. When he returned, his leg was so weak he could barely dunk at all.
December 1, 2009
VS. NEW ORLEANS When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 710, 1330. Records: Lakers 13-3, Hornets 7-10. Record vs. Hornets: 1-0. Update: These aren't the Hornets that finished second to the Lakers in the Western Conference two seasons ago. Former UCLA guard Darren Collison has played well in Chris Paul's absence, but the Hornets miss their floor leader, who will be sidelined again by a sprained ankle.
December 6, 2009
USC next vs. Sacramento State, Tuesday at the Galen Center, 7:30 p.m. No TV -- The Hornets are 4-5 and lost to Weber State on Saturday. They do have a win against a Pac-10 opponent, having beaten Oregon State, 65-63, on Nov. 21.
April 29, 1997 |
Three games of shooting 56% or better landed the New York Knicks in a familiar spot. "We kept thinking they'd cool off at some point, but they never did," Charlotte's Glen Rice said after the Knicks completed a first-round sweep of the Hornets with a 104-95 victory Monday night. Former Hornet Larry Johnson had 22 points to lead seven players in double figures for New York, which advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the sixth consecutive season.
February 23, 2011
CLIPPERS TONIGHT at New Orleans When: 5 p.m. Where: New Orleans Arena. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket. Radio: 980. Records: Clippers 21-36. Hornets 33-25. Record vs. Hornets: 1-1 Update: Numerous outlets were reporting that the Hornets had acquired forward Carl Landry from Sacramento for Marcus Thompson and David Andersen, saying the details could be finalized Wednesday. New Orleans has lost three straight games, and the Clippers are 2-7 on this trip with two games remaining.