Walker, Lamb lead Hornets to 119-107 win over Knicks
NEW YORK (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets got off to a strong start and cruised to an easy win.
Kemba Walker scored 25 points and Jeremy Lamb added 19 as Charlotte beat the New York Knicks 119-107 on Sunday night in a game it never trailed.
Tony Parker scored 16 points, Marvin Williams ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nic Batum knew exactly what was coming when fellow Frenchman Tony Parker raced down the court with a head of steam on a fast break.
Parker stopped momentarily planting his right foot, then spun 360 degrees to avoid a defender and
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The air cleared following the trade of star Jimmy Butler, the Minnesota Timberwolves are talking more and winning as a result.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 35 points, Andrew Wiggins added a season-high 26 points and Minnesota beat the Charlotte Hornets 121-104 on Wednesday ...
Anthony Davis powers Pelicans past Hornets 119-109
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Six years later, Anthony Davis still haunts the Charlotte Hornets.
Davis had 36 points, 19 rebounds and eight assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Hornets 119-109 on Sunday.
Davis is the franchise-changing player Charlotte had targeted in the 2012 ...
Kidd-Gilchrist’s return helps Hornets beat Bucks 110-107
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s stat line was nothing to get excited about: seven points, seven rebounds, two blocks and one assist.
But the forward’s return to the floor after missing six games with an ankle injury provided a huge spark for the Charlotte Hornets, who built ...
ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins was certain the ball would go to Kemba Walker, so it was just a matter of getting in position to alter his shot.
“We knew he was going to get to a strong right (move) and get to a step-back if he could,” Collins said. “He ended up going for the floater, and I ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Indiana Pacers paid so much attention to Kemba Walker on Wednesday night they seemed to forget about the rest of the Charlotte Hornets.
Walker drew plenty of attention from the Pacers defense in the pick-and-roll after his recent scoring outburst, which allowed ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 43 points, giving him 103 in his last two games, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night.
Walker followed up his NBA season-best 60-point effort in an overtime loss to the 76ers on Saturday night ...
Walker new NBA scoring leader, Hornets top Celtics 117-112
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NBA’s new scoring leader was determined his latest big night wouldn’t go to waste.
Kemba Walker scored 43 points, giving him 103 in his last two games, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night.
Walker scores 60 points; Sixers top Hornets 122-119 in OT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmy Butler knocked down a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a career-high 60 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 122-119 on Saturday night.
Butler’s play in the final seconds was the difference.
Walker’s 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets in OT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — JJ Redick jokingly bet new 76ers teammate Jimmy Butler on the bench that he wouldn’t call “game” on the final shot.
Butler responded with “bet.”
Butler, in his third game with his new team, drained a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime and Philadelphia ...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are dealing with so many injuries they needed an assistant coach to suit up for practice Monday.
A little over 24 hours later they did just fine with their healthy players.
Jordan Clarkson scored 24 points, Tristan Thompson had 21 rebounds and ...
Korver, Osman out for Cavs, now down 5 rotational players
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have a starting lineup wearing street clothes.
Forwards Kyle Korver and Cedi Osman will miss Tuesday night’s game against the Charlotte Hornets, meaning Cleveland is without five rotational players in a season that has quickly gone from bad to ...
Tony Parker has 24 points, Hornets beat Pistons 113-103
DETROIT (AP) — Most of the stars of the 2005 NBA Finals have been out of the league for several years.
Tony Parker, is still beating the Detroit Pistons.
Sunday, he faced them for the first time as a member of the Charlotte Hornets, but the results weren’t any different. The ...
Joel Embiid has 42 points, 18 rebounds in 76ers’ OT win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid repeatedly stepped to the free throw line with one thought in mind during critical moments of the Philadelphia 76ers’ overtime victory against the Charlotte Hornets.
“Got to make them,” Embiid said. “They call me ‘clutch’ for a reason, so got to make ...
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Joel Embiid has 42 points, 18 rebounds in 76ers’ OT win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 16 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Charlotte Hornets 133-132 in overtime Friday night.
The Hornets fought back from a 21-point deficit and led by five with 1:18 remaining in regulation before the Sixers ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quarter century after being famously excluded from the cult favorite video game NBA Jam, Michael Jordan is investing in esports.
Jordan on Thursday was announced as an investor with aXiomatic, a major esports ownership group whose properties include powerhouse ...
CHICAGO (AP) — After missing one potential winning shot in the final seconds, Zach LaVine was determined to give himself another opportunity.
He made good on the second chance.
LaVine made two free throws with 0.5 seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls their first victory of the ...
Walker scores 39, Hornets survive Heat rally 113-112
MIAMI (AP) — Kemba Walker got a call, and the Charlotte Hornets got a win.
Walker continued his red-hot start by scoring 39 points, including the game-winning free throw with a half-second left, and the Hornets wasted a 26-point second-half lead but still spoiled Dwyane Wade’s final home ...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have owned the Orlando Magic the last three seasons and nobody is more responsible than Kemba Walker.
Walker missed his first five shots, didn’t score until midway through the second period and finished with 26 points as Charlotte beat Orlando ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chasity Melvin has been hired by the Charlotte Hornets’ G League team, the Greensboro Swarm, as an assistant coach.
She becomes the first female coach in Hornets and Swarm history.
The former North Carolina State standout was the 11th overall selection in the ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dwight Howard sat out the Washington Wizards’ season opener Thursday night with what the team said is a sore buttocks.
Washington’s new starting center missed all of training camp and the entire exhibition schedule. He did not participate in any practices at all until ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Parker said he’d never seen anything like it in his 18 seasons in the NBA.
The Charlotte Hornets went small ball — like really, really small ball —during a stretch to start the fourth quarter and nearly overcame a 20-point deficit before falling 113-112 to ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets are looking to change their style of play.
The Hornets have been working with a 12-second play clock since the summer under first-year coach James Borrego in an effort to dramatically improve their pace of play. Borrego believes he has a team ...
Hayward returns, and the NBA preseason schedule begins
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Gordon Hayward finally returned to the court, and Kyrie Irving got to play at North Carolina.
Hayward scored 10 points in his first game in nearly a year for the Boston Celtics, who fell to the Charlotte Hornets 104-97 on Friday night — the opening night of the NBA ...
Jordan, Hornets pack food boxes for hurricane relief
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan, Charlotte Hornets players and members of the organization spent the day packing 5,000 food boxes that will be sent to those impacted by Hurricane Florence.
Jordan said the food boxes will be shipped to Wilmington and Fayetteville, North Carolina and ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — General manager Mitch Kupchak wants point guard Kemba Walker to end his NBA career right where it started — with the Charlotte Hornets.
Kupchak said Friday that Walker is “revered” in the Charlotte community, and that he and owner Michael Jordan look at the two-time ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round draft picks, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
The Hornets will get the ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan hired proven general manager Mitch Kupchak this offseason to help turn around a franchise mired in mediocrity since he became the Charlotte Hornets’ majority owner eight years ago.
But that doesn’t mean the highly competitive Jordan won’t have input on ...
Steve Clifford was there the last time the Orlando Magic were a playoff contender.
He’s being asked to make them one again.
Clifford was announced Wednesday as the new coach of the Magic, a team that has missed the playoffs in each of the last six years. Clifford — who spent the last ...
First the general manager, now the coach.
In another move aimed at getting the Charlotte Hornets on track, majority owner Michael Jordan fired coach Steve Clifford on Friday after the team went 36-46 and failed to reach the playoffs for the third time in the last four ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker knows his future with the Charlotte Hornets is up in the air.
But the two-time All-Star said he’s not going to spend the offseason dwelling on where he’ll be playing next season.
Walker has one year remaining on a four-year, $48 million contract ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coach Nate McMillan wanted the Indiana Pacers rested and ready for the playoffs — even if the strategy cost them their regular-season finale.
So McMillan rested three starters and watched the Charlotte Hornets knock down 18 3-pointers and eventually pull away for a ...
There’s still plenty to be decided before NBA teams start making picks in June’s draft.
Like, the end of this season. And the lottery. And who actually might be entering the NBA draft.
But, ESPN is taking a stab at it, anyway, using its “BPI” to come up with the draft order, and ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had barely settled into his seat on the bench when coach Nate McMillan looked his way.
When Myles Turner picked up two early fouls, Sabonis was pressed into duty much earlier than usual.
“By the time my heat packs came I had to go in, and I was ...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Malik Monk had the best night of his young career and it didn’t matter to him that it came against a Magic team that featured almost as many G League players as NBA regulars.
Monk scored a season-high 26 points, Frank Kaminsky added 21 and the Charlotte Hornets ...
CHICAGO (AP) — Many believe it’s in the Bulls’ best interests to lose as many games as possible as the regular season winds down.
The players don’t.
Lauri Markkanen scored 24 points and Sean Kilpatrick added 21 off the bench to lead Chicago to a 120-114 victory over the Charlotte ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — This pass-happy approach is paying off for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Ben Simmons and the Sixers posted their 10th straight victory for their longest winning string since 2003, beating the Charlotte Hornets 119-102 Sunday.
Playing without injured star Joel Embiid, ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — All-Star point guard John Wall is set to return to the Washington Wizards for the first time in two months.
Wizards coach Scott Brooks said Saturday that Wall would play later in the day against the Charlotte Hornets.
Wall hasn’t played since having surgery on his ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James doesn’t go into every game thinking he needs to score 10 points.
The 14-time All-Star said it just “organically happens.”
It helps, of course, to be a multi-talented 6-foot-8, 250-pound forward viewed by many as the most physically talented ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James has tied one of Michael Jordan’s most impressive records with his 866th consecutive game with at least 10 points.
James matched Jordan’s 17-year-old mark Wednesday night against the Jordan-owned Charlotte Hornets when
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker stuck out his tongue as he grabbed his jersey and pulled it up to his chin, unable to contain his excitement after the last of his impressive plays in a flawless overtime performance.
He could do no wrong.
Walker had 11 points of his 31 points and ...
DALLAS (AP) — It was as if Dwight Howard didn’t even have a game off.
Howard had 23 rebounds and 18 points to cap an eventful four days and the Charlotte Hornets held off the Dallas Mavericks 102-98 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.
Howard had a career-high 30 ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 46 points and made 10 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets rolled to the most lopsided victory in franchise history by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 140-79 on Thursday night.
Walker had the ninth 40-point game of his career as the Hornets easily ...
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