Hornets ink Jannero Pargo to back up Chris Paul

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Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for hornets_logo.gifWe said this might be coming, and now it has.

Jannero Pargo has signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Hornets, according to Marc Spears of Yahoo.

Pargo is a passable backup. There are better guys out there — certainly better shooters — but Pargo will make a few plays and a few buckets.

If you’re thinking, “didn’t Pargo sign with Golden State a couple months ago?” the answer is almost. The two sides reached a verbal agreement, but the Warriors new ownership nixed the deal before it could be finalized.

So instead of playing on a clam chowder bay he moves to an ettouffee bay.