Article Photos: Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Third time nearly a charm for Hornets 23/41

Oklahoma City Thunder's Nick Collison (4) defends on New Orleans Hornets' Austin Rivers (25) 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