Trouble in New Orleans affects NBA

By Jim Peltz Published: January 9, 2011
NEW ORLEANS — It’s an hour before tipoff and Chris Dubois, a diehard New Orleans Hornets fan clad in the NBA team’s blue and gold jersey, sips a beer in a party zone outside the New Orleans Arena. A brass band plays nearby and, across the street, the imposing Louisiana Superdome rises 27 stories into the twilight.
Five years ago, it...

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