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Rozier, Bridges lead Hornets past Thunder 121-98

Jan. 21, 2022 22:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 24 points, Miles Bridges added 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-98 on Friday night. P.J. Washington scored 20 and Gordon Hayward 16 for Charlotte, which has won seven of eight....

Ball's triple-double carries Hornets past Celtics, 111-102

Jan. 19, 2022 23:34 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a triple-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Terry Rozier led Charlotte with 28 points against his former team. Miles Bridges scored 22 and...

Bridges scores 38, Hornets beat Knicks without Ball

Jan. 17, 2022 16:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Bridges made sure LaMelo Ball wasn't missed. Bridges scored a career-high 38 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 97-87 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday. Terry Rozier added 22 points. He and Bridges...

Wagner brothers, Magic top Hornets to end 10-game skid

Jan. 14, 2022 22:34 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Moritz Wagner scored a season-high 26 points, younger brother Franz added 19 points and seven assists, and the Orlando Magic beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-109 on Friday night to snap a 10-game losing streak. Gary Harris added 18 points for the Magic (8-35),...

Hornets end 16-game losing streak to 76ers in 109-98 win

Jan. 12, 2022 22:12 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Hornets didn't pop champagne or go wild in the locker room following a win over the Sixers more than five years in the making. There was just a simple message from Gordon Hayward: On to the next game. “We talked about it before the game. We...

Rozier, Ball lead Hornets to back-to-back wins vs. Bucks

Jan. 10, 2022 22:45 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball spent his youth “playing up” against older competition. That's when he learned to shoot floaters. “Playing against bigger people, you can't really get no shot up, so I did all of these little floats,” Ball said. ...

Rozier, Hornets hand Bucks 3rd loss in last 4 games, 114-106

Jan. 08, 2022 22:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 28 points, Miles Bridges added 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-106 on Saturday night, handing the defending NBA champions their third loss in four games. LaMelo Ball chipped in with 19...

Oubre, Hornets set franchise record for 3s, rout Pistons

Jan. 05, 2022 22:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. hit a career-high nine of Charlotte's franchise-record 24 3-pointers and the Hornets routed the Pistons 140-111 on Wednesday night. Oubre had eight 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, tying an NBA record set by Milwaukee's Michael Redd in 2002....

Kyle Kuzma, Bradley Beal lead Wizards over Hornets 124-121

Jan. 03, 2022 23:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had a season-high 36 points and 14 rebounds, Bradley Beal scored 35 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the Charlotte Hornets 124-121 on Monday night. Charlotte, which lost to Phoenix by a season-high 34 points on Sunday, was led by Gordon...

Booker scores 24 points, depleted Suns rout Hornets 133-99

Jan. 02, 2022 22:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 24 points, Jalen Smith tied a career high with 19 points and 12 rebounds and the short-handed Phoenix Suns hammered the Charlotte Hornets 133-99 on Sunday night. Chris Paul had 16 assists to help the Suns improve to 28-8 — a half-game...