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Knicks beat Hornets 109-97, run winning streak to 7 games

Apr. 20, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 18 of his 24 points in the third quarter and the New York Knicks beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-97 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory. Barrett’s offense and the Knicks’ defense changed the game after the Hornets...

LaMelo Ball nearing return to action for the Hornets

Apr. 19, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets guard LaMelo Ball has been cleared to return to individual basketball activity by doctors after having a cast removed from his right wrist. It's unclear at this point when he'll be ready to play in a game. Ball...

Rozier, Hornets snap 4-game skid, beat Blazers 109-101

Apr. 18, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier told coach James Borrego before Sunday night's game that the Charlotte Hornets needed a win over Portland, and that he was available to play extra minutes, if needed. Rozier broke loose 34 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in 39...

Durant, Harris lead Nets to 130-115 win over Hornets

Apr. 16, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant had 25 points and 11 assists, Joe Harris scored 26 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Charlotte Hornets 130-115 on Friday night. Landry Shamet added 20 points for the Nets. Kyrie Irving had 12 on the day after LaMarcus Aldridge retired...

Allen scores 15 in return, Cavaliers beat Hornets 103-90

Apr. 14, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jarrett Allen felt better than he expected in his first game since March 26. “I thought I'd be sluggish and a step behind everybody,” Allen said. “But I scored the first basket on a dunk and it just went from there.” ...

Kuzma nets 24, lifts Lakers past short-handed Hornets 101-93

Apr. 13, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Frank Vogel isn't complaining about the Los Angeles Lakers finishing a seven-game road trip with a 4-3 record. “I think all of our guys are really fatigued right now,” the Lakers' second-year head coach said. “We are stretched really thin...

Bogdanovic scores 32 as Hawks beat Hornets 105-101

Apr. 11, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets hadn't lost a game all season when leading entering the fourth quarter. Bogdan Bogdanovic put an end to that 22-game streak by scoring 32 points on a career-high eight 3-pointers as the Atlanta Hawks erased a 10-point fourth...

Bridges leads Hornets to 127-119 win over short-handed Bucks

Apr. 10, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 26 points to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 127-119 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, who were playing Friday night without all five of their usual starters. The Hornets (27-24) are three games above .500 for the first time since...

Bucks missing all 5 starters against Hornets

Apr. 09, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks were without all five of their usual starters Friday night as they hosted the Charlotte Hornets a night after losing at Dallas. Reigning two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out his fourth straight game with a sore left knee. He...

McDaniels has career-high 21 points, Hornets beat Thunder

Apr. 08, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jalen McDaniels had a career-high 21 points in his second career start to help the Charlotte Hornets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 113-102 on Wednesday night. McDaniels also had six rebounds and three assists. Terry Rozier scored 17 points, Miles...