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Dallas Mavericks' Kristaps Porzingis, right, blocks a shot by Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Washington as center Willie Cauley-Stein defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Doncic has 34 points, Mavs beat Hornets in Porzingis' return

Jan. 13, 2021 10:12 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The dangerous duo is back in Dallas. Luka Doncic had 34 points, 13 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high four blocks, Kristaps Porzingis scored 16 points in his return from a knee injury and the Mavericks beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-93 on Wednesday night. “When both of...

Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward (20) shoots over New York Knicks guard Austin Rivers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Hayward scores 34 points, Hornets rout Knicks 109-88

Jan. 11, 2021 10:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gordon Hayward came to Charlotte looking for an expanded role and an opportunity to turn a struggling Hornets franchise into a winner. The 30-year-old small forward is getting both done while playing some of the best basketball of his career. Hayward scored 34 points and the...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2019, file photo, the logo for Citigroup appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Businesses are rethinking political contributions in the wake of the deadly Capitol siege by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Citigroup confirmed Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, that it is pausing all federal political donations for the first three months of the year.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Business grows skittish about Trump and GOP after riots

Jan. 11, 2021 6:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporate America is quickly distancing itself from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, with many of the biggest names in business — Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola, Ford and Comcast — suspending political donations after a Trump-inspired mob ransacked the U.S....

In this image taken from video provided by WRAL-TV, Capt. Emily Rainey speaks during an interview with WRAL-TV, in Southern Pines, N.C., in May 2020. The Army is investigating Rainey, a psychological operations officer, who led a group of people from North Carolina to the rally in Washington that led to the deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. (Courtesy of WRAL-TV via AP)

Army investigating officer who led group to Washington rally

Jan. 11, 2021 3:48 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Army is investigating a psychological operations officer who led a group of people from North Carolina to the rally in Washington that led up to the deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. Commanders at Fort Bragg are reviewing Capt. Emily...

Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela (15) fouls Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)

LaMelo Ball becomes youngest NBA player with triple-double

Jan. 10, 2021 9:03 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball isn't wasting any time making an impact in the NBA. The rookie point guard became the youngest player in league history to record a triple-double, with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists on Saturday night, helping the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane (22) shoots the ball in front of Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)

Brooks helps undermanned Grizzlies beat Hornets 108-93

Jan. 1, 2021 10:29 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored 21 points and the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Hornets 108-93 on Friday night. Memphis, which had seven players ruled out for various health reasons and dressed just nine, closed out a three-game road trip 2-1. “Being down a few guys,...