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2012–13 New Orleans Hornets season

The 2012–13 New Orleans Hornets season was the 11th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). It was also the final season the New Orleans franchise played with the Hornets name; the team would change their name to the New Orleans Pelicans shortly after the conclusion of the regular season.

2012–13 New Orleans Hornets season
Head coachMonty Williams
General managerDell Demps
Owner(s)Tom Benson
ArenaNew Orleans Arena
Results
Record27–55 (.329)
PlaceDivision: 5th (Southwest)
Conference: 14th (Western)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionFox Sports New Orleans
RadioWWL-FM
< 2011–12 2013–14 >

Contents

Key datesEdit

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Team
1 1 Anthony Davis PF/C   United States Kentucky
1 10 Austin Rivers PG/SG   United States Duke
2 46 Darius Miller SF   United States Kentucky

RosterEdit

2012–13 New Orleans Hornets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F 0 Aminu, Al-Farouq 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1990-09-21 Wake Forest
F/C 17 Amundson, Lou 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1982-12-07 UNLV
F 33 Anderson, Ryan 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1988-05-06 California
F/C 23 Davis, Anthony (C) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1993-03-11 Kentucky
G 10 Gordon, Eric (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1988-12-25 Indiana
G 12 Harris, Terrel 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1987-08-10 Oklahoma State
G 4 Henry, Xavier 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1991-03-15 Kansas
C 15 Lopez, Robin 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1988-04-01 Stanford
G 8 Mason, Roger 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1980-09-10 Virginia
F 2 Miller, Darius 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1990-03-21 Kentucky
G 25 Rivers, Austin 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1992-08-01 Duke
G 22 Roberts, Brian 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1985-12-03 Dayton
F/C 14 Smith, Jason 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1986-03-02 Colorado State
F 42 Thomas, Lance 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1988-04-24 Duke
G 21 Vásquez, Greivis 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 211 lb (96 kg) 1987-01-16 Maryland
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2013-01-09

Pre-seasonEdit

2012 pre-season game log
2012–13 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

Game logEdit

2012–13 game log
Total: 27–55 (Home: 16–25; Road: 11–30)
2012–13 season schedule

StandingsEdit

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-San Antonio Spurs 58 24 .707 35–6 23–18 12–4 82
x-Memphis Grizzlies 56 26 .683 2 32–9 24–17 10–6 82
x-Houston Rockets 45 37 .549 13 29–12 16–25 6–10 82
Dallas Mavericks 41 41 .500 17 24–17 17–24 7–9 82
New Orleans Hornets 27 55 .329 31 16–25 11–30 5–11 82


Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 c-Oklahoma City Thunder * 60 22 .732 82
2 y-San Antonio Spurs * 58 24 .707 2.0 82
3 x-Denver Nuggets * 57 25 .695 3.0 82
4 y-Los Angeles Clippers 56 26 .683 4.0 82
5 x-Memphis Grizzlies 56 26 .683 4.0 82
6 x-Golden State Warriors 47 35 .573 13.0 82
7 x-Los Angeles Lakers 45 37 .549 15.0 82
8 x-Houston Rockets 45 37 .549 15.0 82
9 Utah Jazz 43 39 .524 17.0 82
10 Dallas Mavericks 41 41 .500 19.0 82
11 Portland Trail Blazers 33 49 .402 27.0 82
12 Minnesota Timberwolves 31 51 .378 29.0 82
13 Sacramento Kings 28 54 .341 32.0 82
14 New Orleans Hornets 27 55 .329 33.0 82
15 Phoenix Suns 25 57 .305 35.0 82

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

June
June 20 To Washington Wizards
To New Orleans Pelicans
[1]
July
July 8 To Orlando Magic
To New Orleans Pelicans
[2]
July
July 13 To Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2017 Pelicans Protected 2nd Round Pick
To New Orleans Pelicans
  • Brad Miller (retired)
  • 2013 Brooklyn Nets 2nd Round Pick
  • 2016 Minnesota Timberwolves 2nd Round Pick
[3]
July
July 27 To Phoenix Suns
To Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2013 Brooklyn Nets 2nd Round Pick
  • 2014 Los Angeles Lakers 2nd Round Pick
  • 2016 Minnesota Timberwolves 2nd Round Pick
To New Orleans Pelicans
[4]

Free agentsEdit

Player Date Signed Former Team
Eric Gordon July 14 New Orleans Hornets
Roger Mason August 4 Washington Wizards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pelicans deal Ariza, Okafor to Wizards for Lewis". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. June 20, 2012. Retrieved June 20, 2012.
  2. ^ "Pelicans, Magic trading Ayon, Anderson". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 8, 2012. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  3. ^ "Timberwolves Waive Martell Webster, Trade Brad Miller To Pelicans". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 13, 2012. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
  4. ^ "HORNETS ACQUIRE LOPEZ AND WARRICK FROM PHOENIX". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 27, 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2012.

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