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Ball, 3 other Hornets in NBA's health and safety protocols

Dec. 04, 2021 10:26 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four Charlotte Hornets players, including last year’s Rookie of the Year LaMelo Ball, have been placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Saturday, an indicator they have tested positive of the coronavirus. Along with Ball, guard...

Pelicans overtake Mavs 107-91, answer blowout loss to Dallas

Dec. 04, 2021 00:12 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 24 points and New Orleans beat Dallas 107-91 on Friday night, two days after the Pelicans lost by 32 to the Mavericks at home while letting them set a franchise record for shooting percentage. The Pelicans missed their first eight...

Sore foot delays Williamson's return to Pelicans practice

Dec. 02, 2021 18:14 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Soreness in Zion Williamson's surgically repaired right foot derailed plans for the 2020 All-Star forward to take part in his first full practice of the season on Thursday, team officials said. Now the plan is to rest the 2019 top overall draft choice...

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...

Doncic, Mavericks start hot-handed to beat Pelicans 139-107

Dec. 01, 2021 23:36 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 18 of his team-high 28 points in the first quarter and dished out 14 assists in 27 minutes to power the Dallas Mavericks to a 139-107 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. Dallas set a franchise record by shooting 57 of 83...

Bucks sign DeMarcus Cousins to help with frontcourt depth

Nov. 30, 2021 17:02 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins is relishing the opportunity to try helping the Milwaukee Bucks win a second straight title, no matter what role he fills. “I’m extremely grateful and excited to be here,” the four-time All-Star said Tuesday after signing with the...

Valanciunas scores career-high 39, Pelicans top Clips again

Nov. 30, 2021 02:13 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonas Valančiūnas scored 29 of his career-high 39 points in a spectacular first half, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the second time this month, 123-104 on Monday night. New Orleans rolled to a 21-point lead in the...

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.” ...

Donovan Mitchell leads Jazz past Pelicans, 127-105

Nov. 28, 2021 00:57 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 21 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 127-105 on Saturday night. Mike Conley and Jordan Clarkson had 20 points apiece for the Jazz and Joe Ingles added 15 while making...

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...