With one quarter of the NBA season in the rearview mirror, Hornets fans have been completely silenced about their team's championship potential. Only the most optimistic, myself included, thought the Hornets really had a chance at competing and even then only if a number of things went perfectly. Let's look at what has gone well for the Hornets this year: Rookie Play- Both have performed way above expectations. Songaila has played a key role in the front court thus far. Okafor seems to be blending in well, averaging 15.9 rebounds per 48, good for seventh in the league. His timely blocks have contributed to multiple close victories. Despite an injury that took him out of eight games, Paul has played outstanding. He's shown that he belongs in any conversation about best player. And ...
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