Saturday , Feb , 28 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

New Orleans Hornets Team Report – February 28

=== New Orleans Hornets Team Report – February 28 ===

(Sports Network) – The New Orleans Hornets target their third consecutive
win this evening when they start a brief two-game road trip against the
Memphis Grizzlies at The Pyramid.

On Friday, Jamal Mashburn poured in a game-high 22 points and pulled down nine
rebounds to lead New Orleans to an 89-77 victory over Indiana at the New
Orleans Arena.

Jamaal Magloire posted a double-double with 16 points and 11 boards in the win
for the Hornets, while Baron Davis and P.J. Brown added 18 and 17 points,
respectively.

New Orleans has won four of its last six games, and is one game ahead of
Milwaukee for fourth place in the Eastern Conference.

Mashburn has topped the 20-point mark in his last six games and has averaged
20.6 points-per-game since returning from a right knee injury.

The Hornets, who will close their trip against the Wizards on Monday, has lost
four of five and seven of their last nine on the road and is 13-15 away from
home this season.

New Orleans defeated the Grizzlies earlier in the year and has won four of the
last six meetings. The Hornets are also 5-2 all-time as the visitor in this
series.

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