Mavericks at Hornets7 tonight, New Orleans Arena, New Orleans TV: FSSW Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, KFLC/1270 AM (Spanish) Records: Mavericks 24-29; Hornets 19-36 About the Mavs: The Mavericks, who just completed a 4-1 homestand, will play their first game with Anthony Morrow, who was acquired Thursday in a trade with Atlanta for Dahntay Jones. In 24 games with the Hawks this season, Morrow averaged 5.2 points and one rebound in 12.5 minutes per game. He is shooting 42.3 percent from the field, including 39.5 percent from 3-point range. ... The Mavericks lost to New Orleans 99-96 in overtime Jan. 5 in Dallas. About the Hornets: New Orleans is 9-16 at home, the fewest home victories among Western Conference teams. ... The Hornets had won four of five games before losing on back-to-back nights Tuesday and Wednesday to Chicago (96-87) and Cleveland (105-100). ... Ryan Anderson leads the Hornets with 16.7 points per game and 39.6 percent shooting from 3-point range. ... Anthony Davis, the No. 1 pick in last summer’s NBA Draft, is averaging 12.5 points and 7.4 rebounds. Greivis Vasquez averages 13.9 points on 39.6 percent shooting.
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