NBA Purchases New Orleans Hornets & The Top NBA News

NBA Purchases New Orleans Hornets & The Top NBA News

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NBA commissioner David Stern talked to the media before game 2 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics in Cleveland on May 3, 2010. UPI/David Richard Photo via Newscom

The NBA is currently planning to buy the New Orleans Hornets from owner George Shinn.  The only obstacle facing the deal is the NBA Board of Governors.  The committee will vote  next week, and it appears as though they will accept the transactions.  The NBA is trying to keep the Hornets in New Orleans; however, a departure from the Gulf Coast is definitely a possibility.

The NBA is planning to purchase the New Orleans Hornets: NBA.com

The Latest on the Lakers

Kobe Bryant’s high school, Lower Merion, has just named their basketball court after the most celebrated student to ever walk their halls.   Lower Merion has decided to name their court after Kobe Bryant. [LakersNation]

Take a look at Kobe Bryant’s new shoe, the Kobe VI. [Dime Magazine]

Tonight, the Los Angeles Lakers will host the Washington Wizards and John Wall.  Wall was the first overall pick in the 2010 Draft, and he will play his first game against the Lakers.  [Lakers.com Game Day]

The NBA will rescind the flagrant foul called on Shannon Brown during Friday night’s win vs. the Kings. [ESPN Los Angeles]

The Latest on the NBA

Number seven on Dime Magazine’s Top NBA Go-To-Guys is…. [Dime Magazine]

Tonight, Denver Nuggets’ Coach George Karl will try to win his 1,000th career game. [Sporting News]

The New Jersey Nets have called up Terrance Williams from the D-League. [ESPN New York]

The New York Knicks are interested in former New York City high school star Sebastian Telfair. [Hoopsnotes]

NBA Results for December 6th, 2010

Indiana Pacers-124 (10-9) Toronto Raptors-100 (8-13) -F

Atlanta Hawks-80 (14-8) Orlando Magic-74 (15-6) -F

New York Knicks-121 (13-9) Minnesota Timberwolves-114 (5-16) -F

Chicago Bulls-99 (11-8) Oklahoma City Thunder-90 (14-8) -F

Miami Heat-88 (14-8) Milwaukee Bucks-78 (7-13) -F

Utah Jazz-94 (16-6) Memphis Grizzlies-85 (8-14) -F

Los Angeles Clippers-98 (5-17) Sacramento Kings-91 (4-15) -F

NBA Schedule for December 7th, 2010

New Jersey Nets (6-15) at Atlanta Hawks (14-8) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets (13-6) at Charlotte Bobcats (7-13) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Cleveland Cavaliers (7-13) at Philadelphia 76ers (6-14) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Golden State Warriors (8-12) at Dallas Mavericks (16-4) – NBA TV- 8:30 P.M. EST/ 5:30 P.M. PST

Detroit Pistons (7-14) at Houston Rockets (7-13) – 8:30 P.M. EST/ 5:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Phoenix Suns (11-9) at Portland Trail Blazers (9-11) – 10:00 P.M. EST/ 7:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Washington Wizards (6-13) at Los Angeles Lakers (14-6) – 10:30 P.M. EST/ 7:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass