Article Photos: Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Third time nearly a charm for Hornets 33/41

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins (5) and Russell Westbrook (0) defend 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