Walker scores 39, Hornets survive Heat rally 113-112

Basketball 10/20/18, 23:00

Kemba Walker scored 39 points, including the game-winning free throw with a half-second left, and the Charlotte Hornets spoiled Dwyane Wade's final home opener by topping the Miami Heat 113-112 on Saturday night.The Hornets led by 26 points midway through the third quarter, then wasted it all before Walker saved ...

Walker leads Hornets to 120-88 rout over Magic

Basketball 10/19/18, 21:57

Kemba Walker scored 26 points and Nicolas Batum added 15 to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 120-88 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.Miles Bridges had 15 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 12 as the Hornets beat the Magic for the 12th straight time. Charlotte limited the Orlando ...

Dwight Howard sits out Wizards’ opener with sore buttocks

Basketball 10/18/18, 19:56

Dwight Howard sat out the Washington Wizards' season opener Thursday night with what the team said is a sore buttocks.Washington's new starting center missed all of training camp and the entire exhibition schedule. He did not participate in any practices at all until Monday.Coach Scott Brooks said before the Wizards ...

Hornets poised to push tempo under first-year coach Borrego

Basketball 10/10/18, 12:13

The Charlotte Hornets are looking to change their style of play.The Hornets have been working with a 12-second play clock since the summer under first-year coach James Borrego in an effort to dramatically improve their pace of play. Borrego believes he has a team that is athletic enough — and ...

Hayward returns, and the NBA preseason schedule begins

Basketball 09/28/18, 22:22

Gordon Hayward finally returned to the court, and Kyrie Irving got to play at North Carolina.Hayward scored 10 points in his first game in nearly a year for the Boston Celtics, who fell to the Charlotte Hornets 104-97 on Friday night — the opening night of the NBA preseason schedule."Been ...

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