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    New Orleans Hornets Get The Luck Of The Draw And Snag The Number One Pick

    The NBA Lottery is a winner take all deal in terms of the number one pick. The New Orleans Hornets were able to parlay a number four pick into the number one pick. There are additional resources at the end of this article.   The New Orleans Hornets turned their luck around in the NBA lottery on May 30, 2012. The New Orleans Hornets took the pick that the received for Chris Paul, another former number one pick, and turned it into the number one pick in the 2012 draft. While this is not the biggest jump in NBA history it does create a turn of events for a team…

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    New Orleans Hornets and Saints Annoucement

    New Orleans Chris Paul and Rita Benson LeBlanc Lead Charge for Regional Effort to Teach Kids Entrepreneurial Skills Georges Enterprises and Raising Cane’s are program’s presenting sponsors New Orleans   WHAT:             Announcement of major youth initiative in South Louisiana, New Orleans   WHO:               New Orleans Hornets All-Star Point Guard Chris Paul                        Saints Owner/Executive Vice President Rita Benson LeBlanc                         Todd Graves, Founder and CEO, Raising Cane’s                         John Georges, CEO, Georges Enterprises   WHEN:             Wednesday, February 23                         12:00PM                                                             WHERE:           Louisiana Children’s Museum 420 Julia Street New Orleans, LA 70130   WHY:               The announcement is part of a nationwide initiative to teach youth the skills they need to be successful…

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    NBA Purchases The New Orleans Hornets

    New Orleans Hornets It was reported on Monday that current New Orleans Hornets owner George Shinn has agreed to sell the team to the NBA for an undisclosed amount. Jac Sperling, a New Orleans born attorney, is handling the deal which should be completed within days. Sources say that the NBA plans to keep the New Orleans Hornets in New Orleans Louisiana. The NBA is seeking local buyers and may enter into talks with minority owner Gary Chouest to see if a deal could be reached. Chouest had been in talks with George Shinn to purchase the team but a deal could not be reached. New Orleans Hornets