Latest Charlotte Hornets News

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...

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...

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...

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...

Celtics lose Hayward to injury, beat Spurs for 7th straight

Nov. 9, 2019 11:27 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and the Boston Celtics routed the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on Saturday in a victory that was tempered by the loss of Gordon Hayward, who broke his left hand late in the first half. Kemba Walker add 26 points as Boston (7-1) won its seventh straight game and...

Pelicans overcome 26 turnovers to beat Hornets 115-110

Nov. 9, 2019 10:47 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry could only manage a sarcastic grin after his team's second win of the season. He knows it wasn't pretty. "Well, I don't think they're sending that (game tape) to Springfield anytime soon," Gentry said, referring to the Basketball Hall of Fame. Brandon...

76ers' Simmons to miss Hornets game with shoulder injury

Nov. 9, 2019 5:46 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons will miss a second straight game Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets because of a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder. Simmons was hurt Wednesday when he bumped into Royce O'Neale's chest while posting up in the first quarter of a 106-104 loss...

Kemba Walker: MJ will always be "special guy in my life"

Nov. 8, 2019 2:03 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker says he holds no ill feelings toward Michael Jordan, even though the Hornets owner and six-time NBA champion decided not to keep him in Charlotte by paying him a $221 million supermax contract. In fact, Walker only has love for Jordan. "MJ is always going to be a special...

Celtics beat Hornets 108-87 in Walker's return to Charlotte

Nov. 7, 2019 11:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As he peered up at the videoboard suspended above the court, Kemba Walker broke into a wide smile and tears trickled down his cheeks. The Hornets honored their all-time leading scorer with a highlight video Thursday night, giving the Boston Celtics point guard a hero's welcome in his...