Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets News

NA: Demar DeRozan, Zach LaVine help Bulls beat Raptors for fourth straight win
Sports

NA: Demar DeRozan, Zach LaVine help Bulls beat Raptors for fourth straight win

Nikola Vucevic scored 17 points and Lonzo Ball had 15 as the Bulls won their fourth straight meeting with Toronto. Ball shot 5 for 9 from 3-point range.

NBA: Charlotte Hornets' LaMelo Ball selected Rookie of the Year
Sports

NBA: Charlotte Hornets' LaMelo Ball selected Rookie of the Year

LaMelo Ball led all rookies with averages of 6.1 assists and 1.6 steals per game and was third with 15.7 points and 5.9 rebounds.

NBA: Lakers and Warriors set for 7-8 play-in clash in LA; Jazz finish with No 1 seed
Sports

NBA: Lakers and Warriors set for 7-8 play-in clash in LA; Jazz finish with No 1 seed

No 7 Los Angeles will host No 8 Golden State in the Western Conference play-in with the winner taking the seventh seed and a spot against Phoenix and the loser having to play another game to determine the eighth seed.

NBA: LeBron James returns to help Lakers beat Pacers; Bucks maintain bid for East's No 2 seed
Sports

NBA: LeBron James returns to help Lakers beat Pacers; Bucks maintain bid for East's No 2 seed

The Lakers can take the No 6 seed if they win at New Orleans on Sunday and Portland loses to Denver that day. If the Lakers finish No 7, they will be in the play-in tournament against the No 8 seed.

NBA: Bojan Bogdanovic scores 48 points, Jazz rally to beat Nuggets; 76ers inch closer top spot in East
Sports

NBA: Bojan Bogdanovic scores 48 points, Jazz rally to beat Nuggets; 76ers inch closer top spot in East

Bogdanovic went 16 of 23 from the field — making a career-high eight 3-pointers — to lead the NBA-leading Jazz to their fourth straight victory.

NBA: Lakers hang on for narrow win over Magic; Devin Booker powers Suns to victory against Hornets
Sports

NBA: Lakers hang on for narrow win over Magic; Devin Booker powers Suns to victory against Hornets

CJ McCollum starred late for Portland, scoring seven of his 23 points in the last two minutes as the Trail Blazers beat the Toronto Raptors 122-117.

NBA: James Harden, Blake Griffin help Nets edge Pistons, Celtics beat Bucks
Sports

NBA: James Harden, Blake Griffin help Nets edge Pistons, Celtics beat Bucks

James Harden was back after missing a game because of neck soreness. He had 44 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists. Brooklyn were still without Kevin Durant (left hamstring strain) and Kyrie Irving (personal reasons).

NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo records third straight triple-double as Bucks beat Wizards, Nets down Knicks
Sports

NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo records third straight triple-double as Bucks beat Wizards, Nets down Knicks

Antetokounmpo combined for 64 points, 26 rebounds and 21 assists in the two-game series at Washington that Milwaukee swept.

NBA: Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan praises LaMelo Ball, says rookie has 'exceeded our expectations'
Sports

NBA: Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan praises LaMelo Ball, says rookie has 'exceeded our expectations'

LaMelo Ball's game — which includes an array of slick, needle-threading passes — has brought some needed pizzazz and star potential to the Hornets, a team owned by Michael Jordan which has been mired in obscurity for years.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers down Golden State Warriors; Giannis Antetokounmpo guides Milwaukee Bucks to victory
Sports

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers down Golden State Warriors; Giannis Antetokounmpo guides Milwaukee Bucks to victory

In Milwaukee, Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 17 of the Bucks' last 22 points in a 105-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic star in Dallas Mavericks win; Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers
Sports

NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic star in Dallas Mavericks win; Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers

Dallas were playing for the first time in eight days after two postponements because of a wintry weather blast in Texas. Kristaps Porzingis didn’t play after showing up on the injury report the day of the game with back stiffness.

NBA: Bucks beat Nuggets in Giannis Antetokounmpo-Nikola Jokic showdown; Dejounte Murray helps Spurs edge Warriors
Sports

NBA: Bucks beat Nuggets in Giannis Antetokounmpo-Nikola Jokic showdown; Dejounte Murray helps Spurs edge Warriors

LaMelo Ball made a career-high seven 3-pointers and finished with 24 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds as Charlotte Hornets defeated short-handed Houston Rockets.

NBA: Tobias Harris, 76ers hand LA Lakers first road defeat of season in 107-106 win
Sports

NBA: Tobias Harris, 76ers hand LA Lakers first road defeat of season in 107-106 win

The Lakers, who had won a franchise-best 10 road games to start the season, nearly kept the streak alive despite trailing by 14 points in the fourth quarter.

NBA: James Harden records triple-double in Brooklyn Nets debut; Toronto Raptors beat Charlotte Hornets
Sports

NBA: James Harden records triple-double in Brooklyn Nets debut; Toronto Raptors beat Charlotte Hornets

DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Dejounte Murray had 18 points and 10 rebounds and San Antonio Spurs beat Houston Rockets to snap a four-game home losing streak.

NBA: Rockets beat Spurs in first game since Harden trade; Jokic powers Nuggets past Warriors
Sports

NBA: Rockets beat Spurs in first game since Harden trade; Jokic powers Nuggets past Warriors

Sterling Brown, who took Harden's spot in the starting lineup, had 23 points, seven rebounds and three assists in 36 minutes.

NBA: Lakers rout OKC for franchise-record 7-0 road start; Trail Blazers tie franchise record 23 3-pointers
Sports

NBA: Lakers rout OKC for franchise-record 7-0 road start; Trail Blazers tie franchise record 23 3-pointers

The defending champions Lakers have won four straight to improve to an NBA-best 10-3. They surpassed the 1985-86 squad with the 7-0 road start

NBA: Jerami Grant helps Detroit Pistons beat Phoenix Suns; Milwaukee Bucks suffer first home loss against Utah Jazz
Sports

NBA: Jerami Grant helps Detroit Pistons beat Phoenix Suns; Milwaukee Bucks suffer first home loss against Utah Jazz

LeBron James had 28 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Los Angeles overcame the absence of two injured starters to beat Chicago.

NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo's 43 points power Bucks, Jayson Tatum scores 40 in Celtics win
Sports

NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo's 43 points power Bucks, Jayson Tatum scores 40 in Celtics win

The reigning two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points by halftime, shot 17 of 24 from the floor overall and finished with nine rebounds.

NBA: John Wall, Rockets beat Kings without injured James Harden; 76ers extend unbeaten run over Hornets
Sports

NBA: John Wall, Rockets beat Kings without injured James Harden; 76ers extend unbeaten run over Hornets

Houston Rockets announced that James Harden wouldn’t play about 38 minutes before the game was scheduled to begin.

NBA: Anthony Davis, LeBron James help Lakers rally past Spurs; first wins for Wizards, Pistons
Sports

NBA: Anthony Davis, LeBron James help Lakers rally past Spurs; first wins for Wizards, Pistons

The Lakers closed with a 9-0 run for their second victory over the Spurs in three days.