New Orleans Hornets: NBA Draft Team Needs

    
May 27th, 2007
NBA Draft: New Orleans Hornets

 

Record: 39-43, 4th Southwest

 

Draft Picks: 13, 43

 

Team Needs: The Hornets seemed to take care of their frontcourt for the future in taking Cedric Simmons and Hilton Armstrong last year. What they need now is a versatile swingman to take some of the perimeter pressure off of Chris Paul.

 

Who Should They Pick: F Al Thornton (Florida State)

 

Draft History Since 1999

2006: Hilton Armstrong (12), Cedric Simmons (15), Marcus Vinicius (43)

2005: Chris Paul (4), Brandon Bass (32)

2004: JR Smith (18), Tim Pickett (44)

2003: David West (18)

2002: None

2001: Kirk Haston (16)

2000: Jamaal Magloire (19)

1999: Baron Davis (3), Lee Nailon (43)

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