David West, Chris Paul Ready for Changes by Hornets

by April 16, 2010
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The Hornets might look dramatically different by next season, something that CP-3 and David West understand, and tell the local press they’re ready for: “Both said change is needed after the Hornets sputtered to a 37-45 record, their worst finish since 2004-05 when they won only 18 games. ‘I don’t think anybody can feel they are an untouchable,’ West said. ‘I thought what we had this year just wasn’t good enough to stay in the hunt, even with the injuries. I think the only thing to do is to look at improving the roster.’ The season began with Byron Scott getting fired after a disappointing 3-6 start, and it ended with Paul missing the final four games after suffering a ligament tear in his right middle finger, his third major injury of the season. ‘What we did this year, obviously didn’t work,’ Paul said. ‘So there is definitely going to be a little change. We’ve got to get better all around. Hopefully, we’ll do pretty well in the draft and we’ve got to get healthy.”‘