New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets

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2006 DRAFT SELECTIONS
No. 12, No. 15 (MIL), No. 43

RECENT DRAFT HISTORY
2005: 4. Chris Paul
33. Brandon Bass
2004: 18. J.R. Smith
44. Tim Pickett
2003: 18. David West
48. James Lang


With Paul, the Hornets' future is bright.
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2005-06:
38-44, Fourth Place Southwest Division

Key Rotation Players Returning:
C: P.J. Brown
F: Rasual Butler
C-F: Marc Jackson
F: Linton Johnson III
F: Desmond Mason
G: Chris Paul
G: J.R. Smith
G: Kirk Snyder
F: David West

Key Free Agents:
G: Speedy Claxton
C-F: Aaron Williams

Needs:
Shooter
Big Man

From the Media:
"The Hornets have made it clear that they’re looking to use the 12th and/or 15th selection on an interior presence. They want a player who is between 6-foot-10 and 7-feet, is athletic, can rebound, block shots and defend."
-- Darnell Mayberry, The Oklahoman

More Media Coverage:
The Oklahoman