Latest James Borrego News

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tatum's 22, 3-pointers lift Celtics over Hornets, 116-86

Apr. 04, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 22 points and eight rebounds, and the Boston Celtics blew past the short-handed Charlotte Hornets 116-86 on Sunday. Evan Fournier had four 3-pointers and 17 points. Robert Williams finished with 16 points and eight rebounds to help Boston...

Short-handed Hornets rout slumping Pacers 114-97

Apr. 02, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Charlotte coach James Borrego said he was as proud of this Hornets victory as any other in this challenging season that has tested his team's depth. Already missing an injured backcourt, the Hornets overcame losing guard Gordon Hayward to a right...

Nets get strong debut from Aldridge, rout Hornets 111-89

Apr. 01, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge made his Nets debut and found playing in the post to be a breeze on a team so potent from the perimeter. “It was easy for me, so I had fun tonight for sure,” Aldridge said. Easy for the whole team, actually. ...