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ESPN reports Hornets fire Byron Scott

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Posted: Nov 12, 2009 12:55 PM by Brett Troxler
Source: ESPN

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Topics: Hornets, Byron Scott, NBA, New Orleans, ESPN, fired

ESPN is reporting that the New Orleans Hornets have fired coach Byron Scott after a 3-6 start.

Scott won NBA Coach of the Year honors two seasons ago after leading the Hornets to 56-26 record and a division title. Last year the Hornets posted a 49-33 mark before getting beat up by the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the playoffs. The Hornets lost Game 4 of that series by 58 points.

The Hornets are expected to make an official announcement Thursday afternoon, according to ESPN.

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