Article Photos: Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Third time nearly a charm for Hornets 16/41

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins (5) defends on New Orleans Hornets' Al-Farouq Aminu (0) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma CIty Thunder and the New Orleans Hornets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in Oklahoma City, Okla.   Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman