OKC Thunder (28-15, 12-9 road) at New Orleans Hornets (29-16, 18-5 home)
Offensive Rating: Thunder – 110.0 (7th), Hornets – 105.0 (21st)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 108.3 (19th), Hornets – 101.3 (3rd)
Pace: Thunder – 93.2 (12th), Hornets – 89.0 (28th)
View from the enemy: Hornets 24/7
You probably haven’t been paying attention because who really does to the Hornets, but they are playing some really excellent basketball lately. Everyone kind of forgot about them after they came back to earth after an 11-1 start, but New Orleans has gone 13-4 over their last 17 and the past two games against good teams (San Antonio and Atlanta), the Hornets have allowed a total of 131 points.
Think about that one for a second. Keep Reading…