BOSTON (AP) -New Orleans center Tyson Chandler missed the Hornets' game against the Boston Celtics on Friday night because of a stiff neck.
Chandler is the second-leading rebounder and top shot-blocker on the Hornets, who came into the game with the lead in the NBA's Southwest Division. The Celtics brought a 21-2 record and 13-game winning streak into the matchup.

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