January 6, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon out with a knee injury watches from the bench during the second half of a game against the Denver Nuggets at the New Orleans Arena. The Nuggets defeated the Hornets 96-88. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

Hornets Had Second Most Games Lost Due to Injury In NBA

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The Hornets had a total of 11 players suffer injuries this season. Those players missed a combined 218 games this season. The only other team to have their players miss a combined number greater than that was the New Jersey Nets with 248.

It’s clear that both of these teams injury woes contributed to their terrible seasons. The Nets finished 22-44 and the Hornets finished 21-45. Although I do not think either of these teams would have made the playoffs even without all of their injured players. What do you think?

Check out Nola.com for the top ten teams that had the most games lost due to injury and a breakdown of all the New Orleans Hornets players injuries.

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