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Graham's 3-pointer lifts Pelicans to 98-97 win over Jazz

Nov. 27, 2021 00:54 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devonte’ Graham made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds to lift the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Brandon Ingram had 21 points and six rebounds for the Pelicans. Nickeil Alexander-Walker chipped...

Oubre, Hornets blister Timberwolves from long range, 133-115

Nov. 26, 2021 22:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. matched a career high with seven 3-pointers and had 27 points off the bench, helping the surging Charlotte Hornets snap the Minnesota Timberwolves’ five-game winning streak with a 133-115 victory Friday night. Miles Bridges and...

Pelicans' Williamson cleared for full team work at practice

Nov. 26, 2021 19:50 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to participate in full team activities, the club announced Friday, but there remains no specific timetable on when the 2019 top overall draft choice out of Duke will play. “We want him back soon as...

Ingram, Valanciunas pace Pelicans past Wizards, 127-102

Nov. 25, 2021 00:11 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram and the New Orleans Pelicans looked determined to redeem themselves after a listless, sloppy performance earlier this week marked the nadir of an already dismal start to the season. Ingram scored 26 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 21...

Hornets beat Magic 106-99 for seventh win in eight games

Nov. 24, 2021 23:11 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 27 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. came off the bench with 21 points and six rebounds Wednesday night to help the Charlotte Hornets overcome poor shooting in a 106-99 victory over the Orlando Magic. LaMelo Ball had 22 points for the...

76ers pull away in 4th to beat Kings, spoil Gentry's debut

Nov. 23, 2021 01:47 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Callif. (AP) — Tyrese Maxey had 24 points and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers beat Sacramento 102-94 on Monday night, spoiling Alvin Gentry’s debut as interim Kings coach. Shake Milton scored 16 points and Matisse Thybulle added 15, helping the Sixers...

Towns' 28 points paces Timberwolves past Pelicans, 110-96

Nov. 23, 2021 00:01 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves extended their winning streak to four with a 110-96 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night. “I ain’t going to lie to you. I had a lot of coffee before...

Rozier's late 3-pointer helps Hornets over Wizards, 109-103

Nov. 22, 2021 22:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Terry Rozier scored a season-high 32 points and hit his eighth three-pointer of the game with 12.9 seconds left as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 109-103 on Monday night. LaMelo Ball had 28 points and 13 rebounds to help Charlotte...

Kings fire coach Luke Walton after 6-11 start to 3rd season

Nov. 21, 2021 18:29 PM EST

The Sacramento Kings fired coach Luke Walton on Sunday after getting off to a disappointing start in his third season in charge. Walton was informed of the decision a day after a 123-105 home loss to Utah that dropped the Kings to 6-11 on the season after their seventh...

Capela leads Hawks past Hornets for fourth straight win

Nov. 21, 2021 00:01 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Clint Capela had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Trae Young scored 19 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Hornets 115-105 on Saturday night. Cam Reddish scored 17 points, fellow reserve Danilo Gallinari had 16 and Atlanta won its fourth consecutive...