NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jarrett Jack had 21 points and nine assists
in his regular-season debut, and New Orleans dominated in its home
opener, beating the winless Boston Celtics 97-78 on Wednesday
The Celtics are 0-3 for the first time since 2006-07, the season
before they traded to bring Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in to help
star Paul Pierce. Pierce has yet to play this season because of a
bruised right heel.
The Hornets were without Eric Gordon, who has a bruised right
Jack did not play in the Hornets' season-opening win at Phoenix
on Monday night because of a one-game suspension stemming from a
drunken driving arrest last season.
Carl Landry added 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Hornets.
Allen led Boston with 15 points.