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Charlotte's Washington, Toronto's Champagnie fined $15,000

Jan. 27, 2022 13:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has announced Charlotte Hornets forward PJ Washington and Toronto Raptors forward Justin Champagnie have been fined $15,000 apiece for their roles in an on-court altercation on Tuesday. On the play before the confrontation, Washington knocked Champagnie to...

Siakam and Trent Jr. lead Raptors past Hornets, 125-113

Jan. 25, 2022 23:06 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 24 points and matched his career high with 12 assists, and Gary Trent Jr. scored a season-best 32 for the Toronto Raptors in a 125-113 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night. OG Anunoby added 24 points, Chris Boucher had 12, Malachi...

Young scores 30, Hawks hammer cold-shooting Hornets 113-91

Jan. 23, 2022 22:27 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Trae Young scored 30 points and tied a season-high with eight 3-pointers, and the streaky Atlanta Hawks defeated the cold-shooting Charlotte Hornets 113-91 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win. De’Andre Hunter chipped in with 20 points and survived...

Rozier, Bridges lead Hornets past Thunder 121-98

Jan. 21, 2022 22:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 24 points, Miles Bridges added 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-98 on Friday night. P.J. Washington scored 20 and Gordon Hayward 16 for Charlotte, which has won seven of eight....

Oubre, Hornets set franchise record for 3s, rout Pistons

Jan. 05, 2022 22:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. hit a career-high nine of Charlotte's franchise-record 24 3-pointers and the Hornets routed the Pistons 140-111 on Wednesday night. Oubre had eight 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, tying an NBA record set by Milwaukee's Michael Redd in 2002....

Kyle Kuzma, Bradley Beal lead Wizards over Hornets 124-121

Jan. 03, 2022 23:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had a season-high 36 points and 14 rebounds, Bradley Beal scored 35 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the Charlotte Hornets 124-121 on Monday night. Charlotte, which lost to Phoenix by a season-high 34 points on Sunday, was led by Gordon...

Booker scores 24 points, depleted Suns rout Hornets 133-99

Jan. 02, 2022 22:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 24 points, Jalen Smith tied a career high with 19 points and 12 rebounds and the short-handed Phoenix Suns hammered the Charlotte Hornets 133-99 on Sunday night. Chris Paul had 16 assists to help the Suns improve to 28-8 — a half-game...

Hornets take charge early, hold on late to beat Pacers

Dec. 29, 2021 22:21 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Terry Rozier scored a season-high 35 points, LaMelo Ball added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Indiana Pacers 116-108 on Wednesday night. Ball also had nine assists, falling just short of his third triple-double this season and the...

Rozier scores 27, Hornets rout depleted Rockets 123-99

Dec. 27, 2021 22:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 27 points and made seven 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets routed the Houston Rockets 123-99 on Monday night for their second straight win. Kelly Oubre chipped in with 18 points, while LaMelo Ball and Jalen McDaniels had 16. Mason...

Washington, Oubre help Hornets rally past Nuggets, 115-107

Dec. 24, 2021 01:13 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr., P.J. Washington and the Charlotte reserves helped recapture the momentum with their early fourth-quarter spurt. Only fitting they got to finish it, too. Washington hit three big 3-pointers down the stretch, Oubre scored 14 of his 23...