Latest LaMelo Ball News

Leonard returns, hits game-winner as Clippers beat Hornets

Dec. 05, 2022 22:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard couldn't have drawn up a better return. The five-time All-Star had 16 points, including an 18-foot jumper with 1.4 seconds to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 119-117 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night in his return from a...

Giannis-less Bucks cruise to 105-96 win over Hornets

Dec. 03, 2022 21:46 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bobby Portis scored 20 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 105-96 on Saturday night, despite missing star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. “Everybody gives themselves up for the betterment of the team,” Portis said of Milwaukee’s...

Rozier, Hornets hold on to beat Wizards 117-116

Dec. 02, 2022 22:40 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 25 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 22 and the Charlotte Hornets held off a furious fourth-quarter rally by Bradley Beal and the Wizards to hand Washington its fifth loss in the last six games, 117-116 on Friday night. P.J. Washington had 21...

Oubre scores 28, Hornets snap T-Wolves' 5-game win streak

Nov. 25, 2022 20:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 28 points, and the Charlotte Hornets stopped Minnesota's five-game win streak with a 110-108 victory over Anthony Edwards and the Timberwolves on Friday night. Terry Rozier had 22 points and eight assists, helping the Hornets (6-14) win...

Rozier's big 4th quarter leads Hornets past Sixers 107-101

Nov. 23, 2022 22:36 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored nine of his 22 points in the final 5 minutes as the Charlotte Hornets rallied past the Philadelphia 76ers 107-101 on Wednesday night in a matchup of injury-riddled teams. Charlotte, which trailed by 13 points in the first half, won for...

Kuzma scores 28 points, Wizards beat Hornets; Beal limps off

Nov. 20, 2022 22:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had 28 points, 10 rebounds and five assists and the Washington Wizards, after watching star Bradley Beal limp off in the last minute, beat the Charlotte Hornets 106-102 on Sunday night. Beal scored 26 points, but wasn't on the floor for the final 9.8...

Cavaliers hold off Hornets 132-122 in 2 overtimes, snap skid

Nov. 18, 2022 23:47 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The losing streak is over. The growing pains aren't subsiding for the Cavaliers. Darius Garland scored 41 points, Donovan Mitchell added 34 and the Cavs survived a fourth-quarter collapse to beat the Charlotte Hornets 132-122 in double overtime and snap a five-game...

X-rays on Ball's ankle negative, will miss game vs Cavaliers

Nov. 17, 2022 13:29 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — X-rays on LaMelo Ball’s left ankle were negative, but the Charlotte Hornets All-Star point guard has already been ruled out of Friday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Coach Steve Clifford said it is too early to know how much time Ball will...

Hornets' Ball re-injures ankle after stepping on fan's foot

Nov. 16, 2022 23:13 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball’s first home game of the season didn’t go anywhere near as well as the All-Star point guard hoped. Not only did the Charlotte Hornets lose 125-113 to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night, but Ball reinjured his left ankle when he stepped on a...

Haliburton, Pacers beat Hornets; Ball re-injures ankle

Nov. 16, 2022 22:35 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton had 22 points and 11 assists, Myles Turner added 20 points and 10 rebounds and the Indiana Pacers beat Charlotte 125-113 on Wednesday on night in which Hornets All-Star guard LaMelo Ball re-injured his left ankle after stepping on a fan's foot. ...