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2009–10 New Orleans Hornets season
Head coach Byron Scott
Jeff Bower (interim)
Arena New Orleans Arena
Results
Record 6–8 (.429)
Place Division: TBD (Southwest)
Conference: TBD (Western)
Playoff finish TBD

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
New Orleans Hornets seasons
< 2008–09 2010–11 >

The 2009-10 New Orleans Hornets season, currently ongoing, is the 22nd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and 8th season based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Contents

Key dates

  • June 25 - The 2009 NBA Draft took place in New York City.
  • July 8 - The free agency period started.
  • November 12 - After a 3–6 start, the Hornets become the first NBA team this season to fire its head coach, dismissing Byron Scott. General manager Jeff Bower is named new head coach. In addition, former head coach Tim Floyd was brought in as an assistant coach. [1]

Summary

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NBA Draft 2009

Free agency

Draft picks

Roster

New Orleans Hornets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
G 6 United States Brown, Bobby 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Cal State Fullerton
G 23 United States Brown, Devin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Texas-San Antonio
G 2 United States Collison, Darren 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) UCLA
F 1 Nigeria Diogu, Ike Injured (IN) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Arizona State
F/C 4 New Zealand Marks, Sean Injured (IN) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) California
F/C 50 United States Okafor, Emeka 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Connecticut
G 3 United States Paul, Chris 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Wake Forest
G 24 United States Peterson, Morris 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Michigan State
F 41 United States Posey, James 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 217 lb (98 kg) Xavier
F 9 Lithuania Songaila, Darius 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 248 lb (112 kg) Wake Forest
F 16 Serbia Stojaković, Peja 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 229 lb (104 kg) Serbia
G 5 United States Thornton, Marcus 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) LSU
F 30 United States West, David (C) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Xavier
F 32 United States Wright, Julian 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Kansas
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2009-11-12

Depth chart

Pre-season

2009 Pre-season Game Log: 2–0–2 (Home: 0–0–0 ; Road: 2–0–2)
# Date Visitor Score Home OT Decision Attendance Record Recap
1 October 7 (in Atlanta, GA) New Orleans Hornets 102 - 108 Atlanta Hawks - Lost 8,024 0 - 1 1
2 October 8 (in Greensboro, NC) New Orleans Hornets 101 - 108 Charlotte Bobcats - Lost 8,623 0 - 2 2

Regular season

Season standings

Southwest Division    W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
Dallas Mavericks 25 13 .658 12–7 13–6 6–5 38
San Antonio Spurs 24 13 .649 0.5 17–6 7–7 3–2 37
Houston Rockets 22 17 .564 3.5 12–4 10–13 4–4 38
New Orleans Hornets 20 17 .541 4.5 15–3 5–14 2–3 37
Memphis Grizzlies 19 18 .514 5.5 12–5 7–13 1–2 37
# Western Conference   
Team W L PCT GB GP
1 Los Angeles Lakers 30 9 .769 39
2 Dallas Mavericks 25 13 .658 4.5 38
3 San Antonio Spurs 24 13 .649 5.0 37
4 Denver Nuggets 25 14 .641 5.0 39
5 Phoenix Suns 24 15 .615 6.0 39
6 Portland Trail Blazers 24 16 .600 6.5 40
7 Houston Rockets 22 17 .564 8.0 39
8 Utah Jazz 22 17 .564 8.0 39
9 Oklahoma City Thunder 21 17 .553 8.5 38
10 New Orleans Hornets 20 17 .541 9.0 37
11 Memphis Grizzlies 19 18 .514 10.0 37
12 Los Angeles Clippers 17 20 .459 12.0 37
13 Sacramento Kings 15 22 .405 14.0 37
14 Golden State Warriors 11 26 .297 18.0 37
15 Minnesota Timberwolves 8 32 .200 22.5 40

Game log

Playoffs

Game log

Player statistics

Season

Playoffs

Awards, records and milestones

Awards

Week/Month

All-Star

Season

Records

Milestones

Injuries and surgeries

Transactions

Trades

Free agents

Additions

Subtractions

References

  1. ^ Stein, Marc (2009-11-13). "Hornets fire Scott, name Bower coach". ESPN.com. http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=4648162. Retrieved 2009-11-13.  

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