West powers learning a lesson the hard way -- don't mess with Hornets
NEW ORLEANS -- The Rockets won 22 in a row. The Spurs are the defending champs. The Lakers trade for Pau Gasol and are still seen as the West's most talented team. Those three have been the most talked-about teams in the West for the past month, and not without reason.
However, each now has something else in common: In the past week, they all lost to the Hornets.
Much of the focus this season has been on the three teams above, as well as the Mavericks' and Suns' ...
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