Hornets' Stojakovic leaves in third

Updated: March 8, 2010, 10:22 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Peja Stojakovic has strained his right groin during the New Orleans Hornets' game against the Golden State Warriors.

Stojakovic left the game late in the third quarter on Monday night. Hornets spokesman Dennis Rogers said Stojakovic would not return to the game for precautionary reasons.

Stojakovic had scored 16 points before leaving, and the Hornets led 100-95 at the end of three quarters.


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