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The New Orleans Hornets will face the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in game one of the best of seven Western Conference semifinals on Saturday night. The Hornets took out the Dallas Mavericks easily in the first round while the Spurs dispatched of the Phoenix Suns in five games in their opening series.
The New Orleans Hornets will try and put away the Dallas Mavericks as the teams meet in game #5 on Tuesday night. The Mavericks are one game away from yet another first round failure. Chris Paul dominated the Mavericks in the first two games of the series and it was David West that did the Mavericks in on Sunday.
Chris Paul has led the New Orleans Hornets to two dominating wins over the Dallas Mavericks with the series now moving to Dallas for games three and four. MVP candidate Paul is averaging 33.5 points per game and also dishing out 13.5 assists per game. He is the first player in NBA history to have at least 30 points and 10 assists in his first two playoff games.
The New Orleans Hornets showed the NBA that they are not to be taken lightly as they handled the Dallas Mavericks in the first game of their best of seven series on Saturday. The Hornets will try and make it two straight on Tuesday. Chris Paul had 35 points and 10 assists to lead New Orleans to the 104-92 win in game one.
Two of the best teams in the NBA meet on Tuesday in New Orleans as the Hornets host the Jazz. The Jazz lead the season series 2-1 with two blowout wins in Salt Lake and a 12-point loss in New Orleans. Both teams lead their respective divisions and are fighting for playoff positioning.