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2002-03 New Orleans Hornets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-4 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 4-2
Coach: Paul Silas (47-35)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Attendance: 641,683, Avg. 15,651 in 41 home dates
2002-03 New Orleans Hornets Statistics
2002-03 New Orleans Hornets Roster

The New Orleans Hornets of the National Basketball Association ended the 2002-03 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Hornets poured in 7,699 points and yielded 7,526. Jamal Mashburn scored a team-best 1,772 points for New Orleans, while David Wesley netted 15 or more per game, too. Jamaal Magloire racked up 724 rebounds. Jamal Mashburn dished out 462 assists for the squad.

On defense, David Wesley added 109 steals.

Paul Silas coached the team. The 2002-03 New Orleans Hornets lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 7699
Regular Season Points Against: 7526

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 30, 2002 Utah Jazz 75 at New Orleans Hornets 100 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
November 1, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 79 at Chicago Bulls 84 L 1-0 0-1 1-1
November 2, 2002 Miami Heat 95 at New Orleans Hornets 100 W 2-0 0-1 2-1
November 6, 2002 Seattle Supersonics 84 at New Orleans Hornets 86 W 3-0 0-1 3-1
November 8, 2002 Golden State Warriors 104 at New Orleans Hornets 110 W 4-0 0-1 4-1
November 10, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 97 at New York Knicks 91 W 4-0 1-1 5-1 OT
November 12, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 87 at Detroit Pistons 93 L 4-0 1-2 5-2
November 13, 2002 Minnesota Timberwolves 98 at New Orleans Hornets 102 W 5-0 1-2 6-2
November 15, 2002 Chicago Bulls 87 at New Orleans Hornets 105 W 6-0 1-2 7-2
November 16, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 82 at Atlanta Hawks 89 L 6-0 1-3 7-3
November 19, 2002 Philadelphia 76ers 98 at New Orleans Hornets 99 W 7-0 1-3 8-3
November 22, 2002 New York Knicks 97 at New Orleans Hornets 105 W 8-0 1-3 9-3 OT
November 23, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 97 at Cleveland Cavaliers 84 W 8-0 2-3 10-3
November 25, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 87 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 L 8-0 2-4 10-4
November 27, 2002 Atlanta Hawks 94 at New Orleans Hornets 106 W 9-0 2-4 11-4
November 30, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 86 at New York Knicks 92 L 9-0 2-5 11-5 OT
December 1, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 86 at Boston Celtics 95 L 9-0 2-6 11-6
December 3, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 115 at Chicago Bulls 90 W 9-0 3-6 12-6
December 4, 2002 Toronto Raptors 74 at New Orleans Hornets 89 W 10-0 3-6 13-6
December 6, 2002 Houston Rockets 96 at New Orleans Hornets 98 W 11-0 3-6 14-6 OT
December 7, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 94 at Milwaukee Bucks 88 W 11-0 4-6 15-6
December 9, 2002 Los Angeles Clippers 94 at New Orleans Hornets 90 L 11-1 4-6 15-7
December 12, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 93 at Utah Jazz 88 W 11-1 5-6 16-7
December 13, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 98 at Los Angeles Lakers 82 W 11-1 6-6 17-7
December 15, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 92 at Sacramento Kings 107 L 11-1 6-7 17-8
December 17, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 93 at Portland Trail Blazers 102 L 11-1 6-8 17-9
December 18, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 106 at Golden State Warriors 111 L 11-1 6-9 17-10
December 20, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 88 at Seattle Supersonics 86 W 11-1 7-9 18-10 OT
December 23, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 94 at San Antonio Spurs 99 L 11-1 7-10 18-11 OT
December 26, 2002 Dallas Mavericks 83 at New Orleans Hornets 81 L 11-2 7-10 18-12
December 28, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 84 at Indiana Pacers 91 L 11-2 7-11 18-13
December 29, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 85 at Houston Rockets 97 L 11-2 7-12 18-14
December 31, 2002 Indiana Pacers 89 at New Orleans Hornets 86 L 11-3 7-12 18-15
January 3, 2003 Orlando Magic 89 at New Orleans Hornets 100 W 12-3 7-12 19-15
January 5, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 99 at Toronto Raptors 84 W 12-3 8-12 20-15
January 6, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 102 at Memphis Grizzlies 106 L 12-3 8-13 20-16
January 8, 2003 Boston Celtics 93 at New Orleans Hornets 83 L 12-4 8-13 20-17
January 10, 2003 Detroit Pistons 101 at New Orleans Hornets 99 L 12-5 8-13 20-18 OT
January 11, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 80 at Atlanta Hawks 87 L 12-5 8-14 20-19
January 15, 2003 Los Angeles Lakers 90 at New Orleans Hornets 82 L 12-6 8-14 20-20
January 17, 2003 Chicago Bulls 83 at New Orleans Hornets 90 W 13-6 8-14 21-20
January 20, 2003 Phoenix Suns 102 at New Orleans Hornets 114 W 14-6 8-14 22-20
January 22, 2003 Washington Wizards 94 at New Orleans Hornets 103 W 15-6 8-14 23-20
January 24, 2003 Portland Trail Blazers 97 at New Orleans Hornets 96 L 15-7 8-14 23-21 OT
January 27, 2003 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at New Orleans Hornets 93 L 15-8 8-14 23-22
January 29, 2003 Toronto Raptors 83 at New Orleans Hornets 104 W 16-8 8-14 24-22
January 31, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 72 at New Jersey Nets 89 L 16-8 8-15 24-23
February 1, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 104 at Washington Wizards 109 L 16-8 8-16 24-24
February 3, 2003 Boston Celtics 96 at New Orleans Hornets 103 W 17-8 8-16 25-24
February 5, 2003 Sacramento Kings 84 at New Orleans Hornets 108 W 18-8 8-16 26-24
February 11, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 78 at Miami Heat 69 W 18-8 9-16 27-24
February 12, 2003 Indiana Pacers 83 at New Orleans Hornets 72 L 18-9 9-16 27-25
February 14, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 93 at Minnesota Timberwolves 114 L 18-9 9-17 27-26
February 16, 2003 Denver Nuggets 92 at New Orleans Hornets 100 W 19-9 9-17 28-26
February 18, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 94 at Orlando Magic 99 L 19-9 9-18 28-27
February 19, 2003 Washington Wizards 75 at New Orleans Hornets 87 W 20-9 9-18 29-27
February 21, 2003 Memphis Grizzlies 123 at New Orleans Hornets 125 W 21-9 9-18 30-27 OT
February 22, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 93 at Detroit Pistons 91 W 21-9 10-18 31-27
February 26, 2003 Miami Heat 82 at New Orleans Hornets 91 W 22-9 10-18 32-27
February 28, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 94 at Denver Nuggets 88 W 22-9 11-18 33-27
March 1, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 97 at Phoenix Suns 92 W 22-9 12-18 34-27
March 3, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 111 at Los Angeles Clippers 108 W 22-9 13-18 35-27
March 7, 2003 Cleveland Cavaliers 76 at New Orleans Hornets 102 W 23-9 13-18 36-27
March 9, 2003 New Jersey Nets 102 at New Orleans Hornets 92 L 23-10 13-18 36-28
March 11, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 81 at Indiana Pacers 71 W 23-10 14-18 37-28
March 12, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 65 at Boston Celtics 93 L 23-10 14-19 37-29
March 14, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 87 at Miami Heat 83 W 23-10 15-19 38-29
March 15, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 86 at Orlando Magic 96 L 23-10 15-20 38-30
March 19, 2003 New York Knicks 96 at New Orleans Hornets 101 W 24-10 15-20 39-30
March 21, 2003 Milwaukee Bucks 98 at New Orleans Hornets 113 W 25-10 15-20 40-30
March 22, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 85 at Milwaukee Bucks 93 L 25-10 15-21 40-31
March 26, 2003 Orlando Magic 97 at New Orleans Hornets 95 L 25-11 15-21 40-32
March 28, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 101 at Toronto Raptors 92 W 25-11 16-21 41-32
March 30, 2003 San Antonio Spurs 92 at New Orleans Hornets 90 L 25-12 16-21 41-33
April 1, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 86 at Dallas Mavericks 95 L 25-12 16-22 41-34
April 2, 2003 New Jersey Nets 97 at New Orleans Hornets 106 W 26-12 16-22 42-34
April 5, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 76 at Cleveland Cavaliers 79 L 26-12 16-23 42-35
April 9, 2003 Cleveland Cavaliers 81 at New Orleans Hornets 100 W 27-12 16-23 43-35
April 11, 2003 Detroit Pistons 89 at New Orleans Hornets 93 W 28-12 16-23 44-35
April 13, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 94 at Philadelphia 76ers 89 W 28-12 17-23 45-35
April 14, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 87 at New Jersey Nets 74 W 28-12 18-23 46-35
April 16, 2003 Atlanta Hawks 77 at New Orleans Hornets 92 W 29-12 18-23 47-35
April 20, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 90 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 23, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 85 at Philadelphia 76ers 90 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 26, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 85 at New Orleans Hornets 99 W 1-0 0-2 1-2
April 28, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 96 at New Orleans Hornets 87 L 1-1 0-2 1-3
April 30, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 91 W 1-1 1-2 2-3
May 2, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at New Orleans Hornets 103 L 1-2 1-2 2-4