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Open Thread: Preseason Game 5 vs. New Orleans

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The Essentials:
Hornets (4-0 in preseason) vs. Wizards (1-3 in preseason)
3:30 p.m.
Palau Sant Jori in Barcelona
ESPN Classic (weird, I know)

Notable Hornets numbers last season:
7th in expected winning percentage (.673)
26th in pace factor (89.9 possessions per game)
5th in offensive efficiency/offensive rating (111.5)
7th in defensive efficiency/defensive rating (105.6)

Key Links (drop any others in the comments)
At The Hive
Hornets 24/7
Hornets Hype
Hornets 24/7 on the game/Tuesday's debacle
At The Hive blog preview
Hornets 24/7 blog preview
Hornets Hype blog preview
Post: With Spotlight on Him, Butler is Ready to Shine
WW Blog: Gameday Barcelona
Post live chat
Starting Lineups:
Hornets
PG: Chris Paul
SG: Morris Peterson
SF: Peja Stojakovic
PF: Melvin Ely (no David West according to Ivan)
C: Hilton Armstrong (Tyson's off according to Dave)

Wizards
PG: Antonio Daniels
SG: DeShawn Stevenson
SF: Caron Butler
PF: Antawn Jamison
C: JaVale McGee (sez Ivan)

Let's hope we play better. Juan, Antawn and AD are all back, and I assume David West is playing for the Hornets.

GO WIZARDS!