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Hornets join list of worst playoff routs

Updated: April 29, 2009, 10:10 AM ET
By David Schoenfield | Page 2

The New Orleans Hornets added a dubious footnote to sports history Monday night -- losing by 58 points at home to the Denver Nuggets in Game 4 of their first-round NBA playoff series.

It's a loss so dreadful it must be considered one of the worst playoff humiliations in pro sports history. Take a look:

Denver Nuggets 121, New Orleans Hornets 63 (2009 first round, Game 4) What happened: Looking to even the series on their home court, the Hornets instead fell behind by 21 after the ...

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