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From left, Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee, Charlotte Hornets center Willy Hernangomez and Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. look for a rebound ruing the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Porter, Dozier lead Nuggets to 100-86 win over Hornets

Jan. 16, 2020 12:58 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — After being told to get ready for his Denver debut, P.J. Dozier was quickly asked how many plays he remembered. “I'm like, ‘Oh, shoot,’” he said. So that's exactly what he did — and made quite a splash. Rookie reserve Michael Porter Jr. scored 19 points,...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

LeBron James posts 35 points, 16 boards, Lakers beat Mavs

Jan. 11, 2020 1:45 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James had 35 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma scored a season-high 26 points starting in place of injured star Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers went up big early in a 129-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. James was dominant from the start to help the...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) blocks the shot of Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo (8) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Chris Nicoll)

Gobert leads Jazz to 109-92 win over Hornets

Jan. 11, 2020 1:01 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Opponents are starting to find out just how tough the Utah Jazz can be on defense over 48 minutes. The Jazz clamped down on the Charlotte Hornets from start to finish in a 109-92 victory on Friday night. Utah contested shots, forced a flurry of early turnovers, and won a second...

Harden, Young post triple-doubles; Rockets top Hawks 122-115

Jan. 9, 2020 1:52 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — James Harden scored 41 points, including 22 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks 122-115 on Wednesday night. Harden had 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second straight triple-double. Young had 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He and...

Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka, right, shoots over Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Washington during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Toronto won 112-110 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Davis, Ibaka lead Raptors past Hornets in OT, 112-110

Jan. 8, 2020 11:00 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Every now and again, Terence Davis reminds himself that 30 NBA teams passed on him in the 2019 draft. Wednesday was one of those nights. Davis made the most of his first NBA start with 23 points and 11 rebounds, Serge Ibaka made two free throws with 5.1 seconds left in overtime and...

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier (3) shoots past Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) in the first half in an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Rozier hits key shots as Hornets top Mavericks 123-120 in OT

Jan. 5, 2020 12:56 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Miles Bridges flexed his muscles at the crowd when Luka Doncic's potential winning 3-pointer over him bounced off the rim at the end of the fourth quarter. Then the Charlotte forward escaped trouble in overtime with a pass to wide-open Terry Rozier for a 3 that put the Hornets up for good....

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love reacts after missing a three-point basket late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Graham breaks late tie, Hornets beat Cavaliers 109-106

Jan. 2, 2020 11:30 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Devonte Graham hit the biggest shot of the game. And then his coach came up with a clutch timeout. Graham hit a 3-pointer with 26 seconds left to break a tie and cap Charlotte's late rally in the Hornets' 109-106 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. "It was late in the...

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (0) aims a three-pointer as Charlotte Hornets' Cody Zeller (40) stretches to defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Tatum, Walker help Celtics beat slumping Hornets 109-92

Dec. 31, 2019 6:48 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There were no video tributes for Kemba Walker on this visit. The Boston Celtics guard returned to Charlotte for a second time without quite the same buzz, and that was OK with him. “A little less emotional,” he said. “But it was fun.” And productive....

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) moves past Dallas Mavericks guard Delon Wright (55) during first-half NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors use biggest rally in franchise history to beat Mavs

Dec. 23, 2019 12:21 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 32 points and 10 assists, Chris Boucher scored a career-high 21 points and the Toronto Raptors overturned a 30-point deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-107 on Sunday, the biggest comeback in franchise history and the NBA's largest in a decade. Lowry had one fewer point...

Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) drives past Charlotte Hornets' Terry Rozier, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tatum, Walker lead Celtics to 119-93 win over Hornets

Dec. 22, 2019 9:38 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics found a game plan that worked in crunch time against the Charlotte Hornets. They got the ball to Jayson Tatum and got out of the way. Tatum scored 22 of his career-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 12 rebounds as Boston pulled away and beat Charlotte 119-93...