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Old 11-22-2007, 04:44 PM   #12
very nice
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Default Re: All Things Hornets

Hornets, has to be. I didnt think anyone saw this coming
I don't know why people are suprised at the Hornets knowing last year all they'd need is good health to be at least a good team. I think I'm more surprised at Chicago getting off to a rough start.
I don't think people who really pay attention to the NBA are surprised by the Hornets start at all. There is a thread in this forum from this summer with a number of non-Hornet fans calling them a definite playoff team and predicting upwards of 50+ wins. They are, as expected, this years Utah, the team that just barely missed the playoffs despite HUGE health concerns, and over the summer got healthy and made a couple minor upgrades as well.

I think it's too early for us to be calling these teams real surprises yet anyway, we aren't sure which starts are for real and which are just abnormally good/bad stretches of a handful of games out of a long 82 game season.
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