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    Wednesday, February 6th (All times Eastern)

    Phoenix Suns (17-32) at New Orleans Hornets (15-33), 8 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - The New Orleans Hornets hope a quick return to the Big Easy will cure what ails them as they entertain the Phoenix Suns Wednesday night.

    The Hornets lost the last four tests on a recent five-game road trip, which concluded with Saturday's 115-86 setback at Minnesota. Anthony Davis scored 18 points and Robin Lopez donated 16 for the Hornets, who have lost six of seven overall and are in the midst of playing eight of nine games on the road.

    New Orleans committed 23 turnovers, leading to 29 Wolves' points.

    "I think unforced turnovers (were the issue)," Lopez said. "That, we simply cant allow. It happened in Denver. That's probably why the Nuggets won the game, too."

    Hornets guard Eric Gordon did not play against the Timberwolves because of a sore knee and balky back, and has missed two of the previous three games. He is listed as probable for Wednesday and is averaging 16.9 ppg.

    After hosting the Suns, New Orleans, which sports a 7-15 record on the banks of the Mississippi, will return to the road to visit Atlanta, Toronto and Detroit.

    Phoenix will continue a four-game road swing Wednesday and posted a 96-90 triumph the last time out against a tough Memphis team on Tuesday.

    The Suns shot a sizzling 50.7 percent and were led by Marcin Gortat's 20 points and 17 from Goran Dragic. Jermaine O'Neal posted 14 points off the bench for the Suns, who had lost two straight and four of five games.

    "I was struggling the first three quarters. I got two and-ones and got some momentum," Dragic said after scoring 15 points in the fourth quarter.

    Dragic has scored in double figures in a team-high 39-of-47 games this season.

    Phoenix scored 20 points off 17 Memphis turnovers and had 52 points inside the paint. The Suns, who also had a 31-19 advantage in the fourth quarter, improved to 4-4 (.500) under interim coach Lindsey Hunter.

    Suns rookie Kendall Marshall played a career-high 33 minutes, scoring a career-best 11 points with a career-high four assists. Michael Beasley had just six points, but is averaging 15.6 points and 5.4 rebounds since Hunter replaced Alvin Gentry on the bench.

    The Suns are only 5-20 away from the desert this season and will wrap up the journey Friday against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

    Phoenix defeated New Orleans by a 111-108 score in overtime on Nov. 23 this season and has won the last four meetings between the teams.

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      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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      Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

      Updated:

      Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

      New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

      Updated:

      Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. More>>

      Enter to win tickets to Nitro Jam

      The Great 38 is giving tickets to Nitro Jam. Enter below for your chance to win. More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | March 14-15 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun events happening in Tampa Bay this weekend! More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

      Updated:

      We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
      More>>

      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

      Updated:

      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
      More>>

      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year'

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

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