New Orleans Hornets Beat The Miami Heat!

November 6th, 2010 by Hardcourt Mayhem Leave a reply »
For all the offseason banter, hype, coverage, whatever you want to call it, your New Orleans Hornets are 5 and O. Both the Heat and Hornets had juxtaposing offseasons as members of the media annoited the Heat’s Haul, and drooled over the Chris Paul trade rumors. But I have said it from the very beginning, winning takes care of everything. You can dissect and discuss things all you want, but at the end of the day, does your team win?

Today, the Hornets put in one of the best efforts I have seen since the 2008 playoffs. Plain and simple, it is the truth. Any way you cut it, this team played their tails off, they really wanted this one, and the Heat did not.

The only time Miami looked even remotely interested was with 2 minutes to go. You could see them cutting, playing with energy and all that. But the Hornets' defense was just to good.

The intensity of the team is back and you can tell the guys are playing like a team possessed.

Let’s head over the jump for the delicious recap of what was a night for the men in creole blue.

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