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2006–07 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets season

The 2006–07 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets season was the team's 5th in the NBA. The Hornets split their games between the New Orleans Arena and the Ford Center, playing the majority of their schedule in Oklahoma City as they had in the previous season. The Hornets improved by one win, finishing 39-43, but failed to reach the playoffs.[1]

2006–07 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets season
Head coachByron Scott
ArenaFord Center (35 games)
New Orleans Arena (6 games)
Results
Record39–43 (.476)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Southwest)
Conference: 10th (Western)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionCox Sports Television, The Cox Channel
RadioWTIX, KTOK
< 2005–06 2007–08 >

Although the Hornets moved back to New Orleans full-time for the 2007-2008 NBA season, Oklahoma City was not without basketball for long as the Seattle SuperSonics were relocated to Oklahoma for the 2008-09 campaign and became known as the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 12 Hilton Armstrong C/PF   United States Connecticut
1 15 Cedric Simmons PF   United States North Carolina State
2 43 Marcus Vinicius F   Brazil

RosterEdit

New Orleans Hornets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
C 12 Armstrong, Hilton 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1984–11–11 Connecticut
F 33 Bass, Brandon 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1985–04–30 LSU
G 23 Brown, Devin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1978–05–29 Texas–San Antonio
G/F 45 Butler, Rasual 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1979–05–23 La Salle
C 6 Chandler, Tyson 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1982–10–02 Dominguez HS (CA)
G 8 Jackson, Bobby 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1973–03–13 Minnesota
F/C 44 Jackson, Marc 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 270 lb (122 kg) 1975–01–16 Temple
F 43 Johnson, Linton 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1980–06–03 Tulane
G/F 24 Mason, Desmond 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 224 lb (102 kg) 1977–10–11 Oklahoma State
G 2 Pargo, Jannero 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1979–10–22 Arkansas
G 3 Paul, Chris 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1985–05–06 Wake Forest
F 22 Simmons, Cedric 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1986–01–03 North Carolina State
F 16 Stojaković, Peja 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1977–06–09 Croatia
F 11 Vinicius, Marcus 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1984–05–31 Brazil
F 30 West, David 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1980–08–29 Xavier
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Dallas Mavericks 67 15 .817 - 36–5 31–10 14–2
x-San Antonio Spurs 58 24 .707 9 31–10 27–14 10–6
x-Houston Rockets 52 30 .634 15 28–13 24–17 8–8
New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets 39 43 .476 28 24–17 15–26 6–10
Memphis Grizzlies 22 60 .268 45 14–27 8–33 2–14
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Dallas Mavericks 67 15 .817 -
2 y-Phoenix Suns 61 21 .744 6
3 x-San Antonio Spurs 58 24 .707 9
4 y-Utah Jazz 52 30 .634 15
5 x-Houston Rockets 52 30 .634 15
6 x-Denver Nuggets 45 37 .549 22
7 x-Los Angeles Lakers 42 40 .512 25
8 x-Golden State Warriors 42 40 .512 25
9 Los Angeles Clippers 40 42 .488 27
10 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets 39 43 .476 28
11 Sacramento Kings 33 49 .402 34
12 Portland Trail Blazers 32 50 .390 35
13 Minnesota Timberwolves 32 50 .390 35
14 Seattle SuperSonics 31 51 .378 36
15 Memphis Grizzlies 22 60 .268 45


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2006-07 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS CHA CHI CLE DAL DEN DET GSW HOU IND LAC LAL MEM MIA MIL MIN NJN NOK NYK ORL PHI PHO POR SAC SAS SEA TOR UTA WAS
Atlanta 3–1 1–3 0–4 1–3 0–2 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 1–3 2–0 0–2 2–0 0–4 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–2 1–2 3–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–2 0–2 1–3
Boston 1–3 2–2 0–3 1–2 0–2 1–1 0–4 0–2 1–1 1–3 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–2 2–2 1–1 2–2 0–2 3–1 1–3 1–3 0–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–3 0–2 0–3
Charlotte 3–1 2–2 1–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–2 0–2 2–0 0–2 2–2 2–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–3 1–1 2–2
Chicago 4–0 3–0 2–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 0–2 3–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 3–1 4–0 0–2 1–3 2–0 3–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–2 0–2 3–1
Cleveland 3–1 2–1 2–2 2–2 0–2 0–2 1–3 2–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–3 4–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–2 3–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–1
Dallas 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 0–3 3–1 2–0 2–1 3–1 4–0 2–0 2–0 4–0 2–0 4–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–2 3–0 4–0 3–1 4–0 2–0 1–2 1–1
Denver 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–3 0–2 3–1 1–2 2–0 2–1 3–1 2–2 2–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 3–1 2–2 1–2 3–1 1–1 1–3 1–1
Detroit 2–1 4–0 2–2 1–3 3–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 3–1 1–1 4–0 1–1 2–1 4–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–1 0–2 2–2
Golden State 0–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–2 3–0 1–3 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–4 3–1 0–2 0–2 2–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–3 2–1 3–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 2–2 1–1
Houston 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–3 2–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 3–1 2–2 4–0 2–0 2–0 2–2 2–0 1–3 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–3 2–2 3–0 2–2 3–0 1–1 1–3 2–0
Indiana 3–1 3–1 2–1 1–3 1–3 0–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 4–0 0–2 0–4 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–2 0–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–2 0–2 0–3
L.A. Clippers 0–2 2–0 2–0 2–0 0–2 1–2 1–2 0–2 2–2 1–3 1–1 2–2 3–0 2–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 3–1 2–2 0–4 2–2 0–2 1–3 1–1
L.A. Lakers 2–0 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–3 1–3 0–2 4–0 2–2 1–1 2–2 2–2 1–1 0–2 3–1 2–0 1–2 0–2 2–0 1–1 1–3 1–2 3–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 1–1
Memphis 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–4 2–2 0–2 1–3 0–4 0–2 0–3 2–2 0–2 0–2 2–1 0–2 1–3 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–4 2–2 1–2 1–3 1–2 1–1 1–3 1–1
Miami 4–0 2–1 2–2 1–3 3–1 0–2 0–2 1–2 2–0 0–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–3 0–4 1–3 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 3–1
Milwaukee 2–1 2–2 2–2 0–4 0–4 0–2 0–2 1–3 2–0 0–2 0–4 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–2 1–3 1–3 2–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–3 0–2 1–3
Minnesota 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 0–4 2–2 1–1 1–2 2–2 2–0 2–1 1–3 1–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–3 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–3 2–2 2–2 1–2 1–3 0–2 1–3 1–1
New Jersey 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–1 1–2 0–2 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–2 4–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–3 2–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 2–2 2–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–2 2–0 4–0
New Orleans/Oklahoma City 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–4 2–2 1–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–3 1–2 3–1 0–4 2–2 0–2 1–2 1–1
New York 2–1 1–3 2–2 1–3 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–1 2–0 2–0 3–1 3–1 0–2 0–4 0–2 2–1 1–3 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–3 1–1 2–2
Orlando 1–3 3–1 2–2 2–1 2–1 0–2 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–2 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 4–0 3–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–2 2–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–4 2–0 2–2
Philadelphia 3–1 3–1 2–2 1–2 1–3 0–2 1–1 1–3 0–2 0–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–2 0–2 2–2 2–0 3–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–3 1–1 0–3
Phoenix 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–2 2–1 1–1 3–1 3–1 2–0 2–2 3–1 4–0 2–0 2–0 3–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 4–0 3–1 1–2 2–1 2–0 1–3 1–1
Portland 1–1 0–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–3 1–3 1–1 1–2 2–2 0–2 1–3 2–1 2–2 0–2 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–4 2–2 0–4 2–2 1–1 2–2 2–0
Sacramento 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–2 0–4 2–2 1–1 1–3 0–3 2–0 2–2 1–3 2–1 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–2 0–4 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–2
San Antonio 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–3 2–1 2–0 3–1 2–2 1–1 4–0 1–2 3–1 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–0 4–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 4–0 4–0 4–0 2–0 2–2 2–0
Seattle 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–4 1–3 0–2 1–3 0–3 2–0 2–2 1–3 2–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 0–2 0–2 1–2 2–2 1–2 0–4 1–1 2–2 0–2
Toronto 2–2 3–1 3–0 2–2 1–3 0–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 3–1 2–0 2–2 2–0 3–1 4–0 3–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 3–1
Utah 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 2–0 2–2 3–1 2–0 3–1 1–2 3–1 0–2 2–0 3–1 0–2 2–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 2–2 1–2 2–2 2–2 2–0 1–1
Washington 3–1 3–0 2–2 1–3 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 3–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 0–4 1–1 2–2 2–2 3–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 0–2 2–0 1–3 1–1

Game logEdit

2006–07 game log
Total: 39–43 (Home: 24–17; Road: 15–26)
2006–07 season schedule

Player statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Regular seasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Hilton Armstrong 56 5 11.3 .544 . .597 2.7 .2 .2 .5 3.1
Brandon Bass 21 3 7.7 .341 .000 .750 2.0 .1 .1 .1 2.0
Devin Brown 58 49 28.7 .420 .357 .794 4.3 2.6 .8 .2 11.6
Rasual Butler 81 38 27.4 .398 .369 .644 3.2 .8 .5 .7 10.1
Tyson Chandler 73 73 34.6 .624 .000 .527 12.4 .9 .5 1.8 9.5
Bobby Jackson 56 2 23.8 .394 .327 .774 3.2 2.5 .9 .1 10.6
Marc Jackson 56 25 18.3 .410 .000 .874 3.4 1.0 .4 .1 7.3
Linton Johnson 54 0 13.3 .489 .333 .811 3.0 .3 .6 .3 4.2
Desmond Mason 75 75 34.3 .452 . .663 4.6 1.5 .7 .3 13.7
Jannero Pargo 82 7 20.9 .409 .388 .852 2.2 2.5 .6 .0 9.2
Chris Paul 64 64 36.8 .437 .350 .818 4.4 8.9 1.8 .0 17.3
Cedric Simmons 43 4 12.4 .417 . .485 2.5 .3 .2 .5 2.9
Peja Stojakovic 13 13 32.7 .423 .405 .816 4.2 .8 .6 .3 17.8
Marcus Vinicius 13 0 7.9 .467 .429 .714 .8 .4 .2 .1 1.7
David West 52 52 36.5 .476 .320 .824 8.2 2.2 .8 .7 18.3

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

ReferencesEdit