• Emeka Okafor’s Importance to the Hornets by the Numbers

    To get straight to the point, I’m a pretty big believer in Emeka Okafor’s role as the key to the Hornets’ success on defense. Below, I utilized four key statistical categories...

  • Game On: Wizards @ Hornets

    Matchup: Wizards(13-34) @ Hornets(31-18) Note- Buzzfest is canceled tonight. Off Efficiency: Wizards 99.6 (28th), Hornets 103.3 (16th ) Def Efficiency: Wizards 106.5 (21st), Hornets 99.1 (3rd) Pace: Wizards 96.1 (9th), Hornets...

  • All Star Nods: West or Okafor?

    The following is the first of what will likely be a recurring series here at Hornets247. It’s likely you have seen the Broussard vs Boucher weekly debate on ESPN. We have,...

  • The Suns beat the Hornets

    There were some questionable calls in that game.  They went both ways.  That’s all I’ll say about that, because here’s the rub: the Hornets should never have been in that situation. ...

  • Hornets Center Emeka Okafor Faces an Uphill Battle for the All-Star Game

    Emeka Okafor. Sexy. Unless you’re of the female gender, or just appreciate how a jacked man with shoulders the size of basketballs looks, those two words mix together as well as...

  • Hornets Ten Game Winning Streak Box Score Bomb

    As the Hornets look ahead to Sacramento in hopes of extending their season high ten game winning streak, we are going to take a look back at how the individual players...

  • Video: Hornets surge at end of Game to finish Memphis in OT

    Video of the two amazing Hornets plays to end the game.  Enjoy:

  • Hornets are Just One Injury Away From Disaster

    Sometimes it’s good to take a step back from whatever you believe to be true in order to get a more objective viewpoint. I was recently asked on the Daily Dime...

  • Stat Tidbit: Okafor’s Offensive Rebounds

    Against the Raptors, Emeka Okafor had 12 offensive rebounds.  Only twice before in the history of the Hornets has a player grabbed 12 offensive boards, and both of those marks are held...

  • Tyrus Thomas doesn’t care

    Tyrus Thomas doesn’t care if you can tell he doesn’t like Emeka Okafor’s face.  He also doesn’t care if he’s delivering the most obvious flagrant elbow of all time in front...

  • The Hornets come back and Edge the Rockets

    For three quarters the Hornets were losing as the Rockets were nailing a ton of mid-range jumpers and the Hornets were turning the ball over way more often than they normally...

  • Belated Holiday Post

    I’m an altruistic guy, so instead of wishing for things for me, I would prefer to wish for things that will benefit all the New Orleans Hornets fans. That includes wishing...

  • 43 Minutes of Crunch Time

    That’s how much basketball we have watched with less than five minutes left on the clock and the Hornets within five points of their opposition. Those 43 minutes have arguably been...

  • The Hornets beat the Bucks. Six and Oh, baby!

    The vaunted Bucks defense showed up tonight and gave the Hornets fits.  Unfortunately for the Bucks, the Hornets defense was also present and the game turned slugfest through the last half...

  • The Hornets Beat the Rockets

    It was a fun and fascinating game to watch tonight as the Hornets defeated the Rockets 107-99 (Box Score) in Houston.  In a game that had Paul exploding for 14 points...

  • The Hornets247 2010-2011 Season Teaser Trailer

    Sometimes, you find a piece of music that’s just perfect.  Sometimes you put video to that music.  Sometimes you get this: Two days to go.  Are you ready?

  • Game On: Hornets @ Thunder

    The Hornets close out their pre-season run tonight, taking on the young upstart Oklahoma City Thunder in OKC. Okafor has been sitting out the past two games with no injuries listed,...

  • Notes from Hornets Open Practice

    Here is a report from the open practice on October 2, 2010, 11:30 a.m. local time at the New Orleans Arena. Non-basketball Comments on the Practice The Hornets held an open...

  • Live From Hornets Media Day

    Hornets media day is today, signaling the start of training camp and the return of competitive basketball to our daily lives. The team goes into the start of camp with 18...

  • ESPN Experts have Hornets as 14th Best

    ESPN.com’s John Hollinger and ESPN the Magazine’s Chris Broussard are doing projections and previews for all 30 NBA teams and have ranked the Hornets as the 14th best. Here is the...

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