Latest James Borrego News

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...

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...

Bucks rout Hornets, 137-96; Giannis’ double-double run ends

Nov. 30, 2019 11:47 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo couldn’t keep his double-double streak going, though it’s hard even for the NBA’s MVP to put up big numbers in only 20 minutes. Antetokounmpo scored 26 points but his streak ended at 19 games when he grabbed nine rebounds in his shortest outing of...

Hornets edge Pistons again, 110-107

Nov. 29, 2019 10:39 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Langston Galloway’s shot from around midcourt sailed toward the basket, representing Detroit’s last hope to force overtime in another tight game against Charlotte. “It looked good,” Hornets coach James Borrego said. “It looked good, but I think we played...

Hornets beat Pistons for 8th straight time, 102-101

Nov. 27, 2019 10:57 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nothing seems to help the Charlotte Hornets shake out of a slump better than the Detroit Pistons. Bismack Biyombo scored 19 points, Devonte Graham had 16 points and a career-high 15 assists and the Hornets beat the Pistons for the eighth straight time with a 102-101 victory on...

Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Nov. 26, 2019 2:19 AM EST

Kevin Love knows change could be coming. A couple of years ago, uncertainty might have been something that stressed him out, triggered the sorts of feelings like the ones that manifested themselves in the form of an in-game panic attack in 2017, rendered him unable to compete as efficiently as he wanted. Not this...

Heat remain unbeaten at home, roll past Hornets 117-100

Nov. 25, 2019 10:52 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo still remembers all the painful details of his rookie season, when the Miami Heat couldn’t use him in a lot of situations because he was still learning everything. Those days are long gone. Adebayo scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Jimmy Butler also scored 21 points...

Correction: Bulls-Hornets story

Nov. 25, 2019 1:54 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In a story Nov. 23 on the Bulls-Hornets NBA game, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Zach LaVine tied an NBA record with 13 made 3-pointers. The NBA record is 14 by Klay Thompson. LaVine and Stephen Curry are tied for second with 13 made 3-pointers. A corrected version of...

Beal, Bryant rally Wizards to 125-118 win over Hornets

Nov. 22, 2019 11:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards’ defense remains a soft spot. At least it’s rising to the occasion lately. Bradley Beal had 30 points and 12 assists, Thomas Bryant added 21 points and 11 rebounds, and the Wizards overcame a 13-point deficit with a stingy fourth quarter in their...

Allen leads Nets to 101-91 victory over Hornets

Nov. 20, 2019 11:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Without Kyrie Irving for the third straight game due to an injured right shoulder, the Brooklyn Nets used a trio of players to pick up the slack. Jarrett Allen led the way with 22 points and a season-high 17 rebounds, and the Nets beat the Charlotte Hornets 101-91 on Wednesday night....