In a lackluster finale, the Hornets fell at Dallas 99-87. Ex Hornet Darren Collison scored 25 points to lead the Mavericks, who avoided a losing season with their 41st win.
The Hornets led for the last time, 14-12 in the first quarter.
It was the final game for the Hornets in New Orleans. Next season the Hornets will be the Pelicans.
The Hornets finished the regular season with 5 consecutive losses. The Hornets finish the season with 27 wins, 55 losses.