The Wizards (15-17) are a better team away from Verizon Center than they are at home. They've won eight road games, already more than they did in all of last season.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Hornets are moving ahead with plans to change their name to the Pelicans next season, people familiar with the decision said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams says guard Eric Gordon will play for the first time this season Saturday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans Hornets guard Eric Gordon, who has not played this season because of knee surgery, has been cleared for contact practice.