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Charlotte Hornets guard Devonte' Graham, left, shoots the ball over Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Lillard has 30 and Portland beats Charlotte 115-112

Jan. 14, 2020 1:50 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard just knew. His shot to end the third quarter against Charlotte was listed at 47 feet in the official statistics. “I was like, man, that's going to have a chance,” Lillard said. "It was a good shot." The rest of the game wasn't nearly as certain for the...

Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo dunks over Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Oubre steps up as Booker struggles, Suns beat Hornets 100-92

Jan. 12, 2020 11:28 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — When their offense misfired early and the Phoenix Suns trailed by 14 points in the second quarter, they turned up the heat on defense. It spurred the Suns to 100-92 victory over the Charlotte Hornets, and the first sweep of a season series with them since the 2013-2014 season. Kelly Oubre...

Charlotte Hornets guard Devonte' Graham (4) shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Graham hits 10 3s, Hornets spoil Russell's return 106-91

Dec. 4, 2019 10:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It's only December but Devonte' Graham is making a strong case for the NBA's Most Improved Player. Graham added to his growing resume on Wednesday night, knocking down 10 of 16 3-pointers and finishing with 33 points as the Charlotte Hornets spoiled D'Angelo Russell's return to the...

Phoenix Suns forward Dario Saric, center, battles Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller, left, and guard Nicolas Batum (5) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Oubre’s late 3s lift Suns past Hornets 109-104

Dec. 2, 2019 10:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It didn’t matter to Kelly Oubre Jr. that he missed his first seven shots from beyond the arc. Oubre learned a long time ago how important it is to keep on shooting. Oubre made his last two 3s, both coming in the final 55 seconds, and finished with 23 points as the Phoenix Suns...