Latest LaMelo Ball News

Bucks beat Hornets on Antetokounmpo's final-seconds layup

Dec. 02, 2021 00:07 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored on a driving layup with two seconds left to give Milwaukee a 127-125 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night, the Bucks’ eighth consecutive victory. Antetokounmpo had 40 points and 12 rebounds and Khris...

European prospects eye Australian springboard to NBA

Nov. 30, 2021 10:29 AM EST

There's a new stopover for European prospects who hope their journeys lead to the NBA draft: Australia. The Next Stars program of the National Basketball League has groomed the likes of LaMelo Ball and Josh Giddey and has now added young European players to its ranks for...

Lonzo Ball helps Bulls beat LaMelo Ball's Hornets, 133-119

Nov. 29, 2021 23:54 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Lonzo Ball has faced his brother LaMelo three times in the NBA, winning twice. That's the only thing that matters to him. “I play to win. I'm still the big brother at the end of the day," Lonzo Ball said, “and I got to stack my wins.” ...

Rockets beat Hornets in OT for 2nd straight win after skid

Nov. 28, 2021 00:11 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Wood scored a career-high 33 points and had 16 rebounds to help the Houston Rockets beat the Charlotte Hornets 146-143 in overtime on Saturday night. The Rockets have won two straight after a 15-game losing streak. “It...

Oubre, Hornets blister Timberwolves from long range, 133-115

Nov. 26, 2021 22:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. matched a career high with seven 3-pointers and had 27 points off the bench, helping the surging Charlotte Hornets snap the Minnesota Timberwolves’ five-game winning streak with a 133-115 victory Friday night. Miles Bridges and...

Hornets beat Magic 106-99 for seventh win in eight games

Nov. 24, 2021 23:11 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 27 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. came off the bench with 21 points and six rebounds Wednesday night to help the Charlotte Hornets overcome poor shooting in a 106-99 victory over the Orlando Magic. LaMelo Ball had 22 points for the...

Rozier's late 3-pointer helps Hornets over Wizards, 109-103

Nov. 22, 2021 22:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Terry Rozier scored a season-high 32 points and hit his eighth three-pointer of the game with 12.9 seconds left as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 109-103 on Monday night. LaMelo Ball had 28 points and 13 rebounds to help Charlotte...

Capela leads Hawks past Hornets for fourth straight win

Nov. 21, 2021 00:01 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Clint Capela had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Trae Young scored 19 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Hornets 115-105 on Saturday night. Cam Reddish scored 17 points, fellow reserve Danilo Gallinari had 16 and Atlanta won its fourth consecutive...

Ball scores 32 points, Hornets hold off Pacers 121-118

Nov. 19, 2021 23:01 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a season-high 32 points and the Charlotte Hornets held off a furious second-half rally from Indiana's backups to beat the Pacers 121-118 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Gordon Hayward added 25 points, and Kelly...

Hornets beat Wizards 97-87 for 4th straight victory

Nov. 17, 2021 22:29 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 19 points, Miles Bridges added 17 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 97-87 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory. Kelly Oubre Jr. had 14 points for Charlotte, which ended Washington’s...