Latest James Bouknight News

Hornets say play-in loss motivation to end playoff drought

Oct. 12, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The memory of an embarrassing 144-117 loss to the Indiana Pacers in the NBA play-in game last May is never far from the mind of Miles Bridges and many of his returning Charlotte Hornets teammates. “Every time I got tired this summer during a...

Mays has 26 points, Hawks finish strong to beat Heat 94-90

Aug. 15, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Skylar Mays had 26 points and nine assists and the Atlanta Hawks closed with a 13-2 run for a 94-90 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night in the NBA Summer League. Jalen Johnson, the Hawks’ first-round pick, had 25 points and seven rebounds....

Tre Jones lifts Spurs with go-ahead layup and steal

Aug. 13, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tre Jones made a layup with less than a second remaining to give San Antonio the lead, then had a steal to prevent Charlotte from taking a final shot in the Spurs' 106-105 victory over the Hornets on Thursday night in the NBA Summer League. Jones, a...

Hornets get Bouknight at No. 11, Jones at No. 19 via Knicks

Jul. 30, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak was a busy man Thursday night. The Hornets selected guard James Bouknight from Connecticut with the No. 11 pick and landed a pair of centers via trade. Kupchak acquired veteran...