Monday , Dec , 20 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

New Orleans Hornets Team Report – December 20

=== New Orleans Hornets Team Report – December 20 ===

(Sports Network) – The Hornets dropped a 107-91 decision to the Sacramento
Kings at Arco Arena on Sunday night.

Dan Dickau and P.J. Brown each had 14 points for the Hornets, who have lost
two straight games and 21 of 23 to start the season.

Brown had 16 points for the Hornets Friday night in a loss to the Spurs, while
the rest of the starting five netted 20 points combined. In this game, Brown
had 14 while the rest of the starters collected just 14 points.

The game was tied after one quarter, before the Kings outscored the Hornets by
a combined 57-25 in the middle two periods to blow the game open.

Sacramento led by as many as 40 points in the closing minutes.

The Hornets shot just 32.5 percent from the field, lowlighted by a 1-for-9
effort from Junior Harrington. New Orleans was just 3-of-12 from three-point
range.

The Hornets fell to 1-11 on the road and this was the first of a three-game
road trip.

New Orleans, which has lost two straight and 21 of its first 23 games, has
just one day off before returning to the court at the Staples Center against
the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.

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