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Hornets edge Knicks on Graham’s 9th 3-pointer

Nov. 16, 2019 11:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Another night, another late 3-pointer to win for the Charlotte Hornets. First, it was Malik Monk heaving a 26-footer to edge Detroit. It was Devonte’ Graham’s turn Saturday. Graham made his ninth 3-pointer of the game with 2.8 seconds remaining, finishing with 29 points to...

Heat stay perfect at home, beat Pelicans 109-94

Nov. 16, 2019 11:25 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — There were calls that Miami coach Erik Spoelstra didn’t like. Just not many of them. The Heat set a franchise record by fouling only six times, Jimmy Butler shook off a pregame illness to flirt with a triple-double and Miami remained unbeaten at home by beating the undermanned New...

Monk hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Hornets beat Pistons 109-106

Nov. 15, 2019 10:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Things haven’t always gone the way Malik Monk hoped during his first two seasons with the Charlotte Hornets. But coach James Borrego said the third-year shooting guard never stopped working — and now he’s starting to see some big results. Monk knocked down a...

Malik Monk hits 3 at buzzer, Hornets top Pistons 109-106

Nov. 15, 2019 10:03 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Malik Monk hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Charlotte Hornets a 109-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. After Derrick Rose drove the lane and awkwardly threw the ball away with a second left, Charlotte got it at midcourt. Following a timeout, the Hornets...

Pelicans spoil Paul George’s return, beat Clippers 132-127

Nov. 15, 2019 1:34 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored 36 points and stole the ball from Paul George three times in the final minutes to spoil George’s season debut and lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 132-127 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. George was playing for the first time since...

Holiday’s 36 points push Pelicans past Clippers 132-127

Nov. 15, 2019 12:23 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Paul George expected to shoot well in his Clippers’ debut because his surgically repaired shoulders felt great. It was the rest of his game — from ball handling to defense — that concerned him. Jrue Holiday scored 36 points and stole the ball from George three times...

Rivers: George ready to play vs. Pelicans

Nov. 14, 2019 7:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says small forward Paul George is set to make his season debut against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night. George, a six-time NBA All-Star, was acquired by the Clippers as a free agent this past offseason. He has been recovering from...

Ja Morant lifts Grizzlies past Hornets with late layup

Nov. 13, 2019 10:34 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ja Morant’s winning layup left the rookie flexing and shouting at the crowd and sent father Tee racing down the sideline while pumping his knees high in the air, filled with excitement over his son’s big moment. Yep, Morant’s homecoming game went about as well as...

Harden scores 39 points as Rockets beat Pelicans 122-116

Nov. 12, 2019 12:21 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As usual, scoring comes in concentrated bursts for James Harden. Harden scored 19 of his 39 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 122-116 Monday night. The NBA's leading scorer has averaged 40.6 points in his last eight games, but...

Embiid scores 18, leads 76ers past Hornets 114-106

Nov. 10, 2019 9:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons watched the 76ers' game in street clothes, bothered by a shoulder injury but feeling downright sunny about their chances after a rough road trip. "I feel great," Simmons said. "Woke up on a beautiful Sunday, excited to see my team play." The 76ers were delighted to give an...