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Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114

Mar. 24, 2019 9:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Lamb added a dose of March Madness to Sunday's NBA action. Lamb banked home a half-court shot at the buzzer and the Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 115-114, Charlotte's third straight win. "It feels great," Lamb said. "We fought so hard the whole game. Everybody who came in...

Doncic records triple-double, Mavericks beat Warriors 126-91

Mar. 24, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91 on Saturday night. Golden State dropped out of the top seed in the Western Conference...

Walker sparks late rally, Hornets beat Boston 124-117

Mar. 23, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte had three veterans out of action and three first- or second-year players in the lineup down the stretch. The Hornets hardly looked like a team capable of rallying from an 18-point deficit against the Boston Celtics. But that is exactly what the Hornets did. Kemba Walker...

Walker, Bridges lead Hornets past Timberwolves, 113-106

Mar. 21, 2019 10:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges had plenty of reasons to party. He turned 21 years old, his college team, Michigan State, won its first-round game in the NCAA Tournament and he recorded his first career NBA double-double. So what was the rookie going to do to celebrate? "Go to bed," Bridges said with...

Nets erase 28-point deficit in 2nd-half, top Kings 123-121

Mar. 20, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 28 points down in the second half to beat the Sacramento Kings 123-121 on Tuesday night...

Redick just misses triple-double; 76ers beat Hornets 118-114

Mar. 19, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — JJ Redick's last triple-double came in high school. "Does high school even count?" Redick said with a grin. "I mean we all have our high school stories." Redick was two assists shy of his first NBA triple-double in 761 career games, finishing with 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight...

Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Hornets, 93-75

Mar. 17, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade arrived for work on Sunday not expecting to play much, if at all. His bruised right hip was sore and he was feeling pain with every step. He offered to play for a couple of minutes. He wound up playing 28, even diving on that bad hip for a loose ball with the outcome still in the...

Walker leads Hornets past Wizards, 116-110

Mar. 15, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets turned some well-timed rest into a much-needed win. Kemba Walker scored 28 points and the Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 116-110 on Friday night in a matchup of teams chasing the final Eastern Conference playoff berth. The Hornets came out after three days...

Rockets beat Hornets 118-106, run win streak to 9 games

Mar. 12, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 28 points and Eric Gordon added 22 as the Houston Rockets cruised to their season-high ninth straight win, 118-106 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. A night after Gordon ended a streak of 43 straight games where Harden led the team in scoring, the Beard was...

Houston extends streak to 9 games with win over Hornets

Mar. 12, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was forced to carry an almost-impossible load on offense for big stretches of this season while many of the Houston Rockets were out with injuries. Now that the Rockets are at full strength, Harden is enjoying seeing his teammates shine on offense and help Houston make a late...