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Bucks-Hornets Preview

With Kemba Walker providing some heroics, the Charlotte Hornets have been able to extend a franchise-best winning streak against the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks. Although his latest outstanding effort couldn't prevent a second straight loss, Walker will try to help the host Hornets capture their second win in seven days and eighth in a row against the Bucks on Monday night. Walker...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic Showcase Road Comfort in Win Over Charlotte

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images Finishing out games has been a problem for the Orlando Magic in this 2014-2015 season. Not in Charlotte on Saturday night, despite a career-high 42 points from Hornets guard Kemba Walker. The Magic won 102-94 and are now 8-1 when they score 100+ points this season. More importantly, their 8-12 road record means Orlando has doubled their...
Via Magic Basketball Online
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic overcome Hornets despite 42 points from Walker

  Nikola Vucevic had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 21 points and the Orlando Magic overcame 42 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-94 on Saturday night. Walker scored a Charlotte-record 35 in the second half and finished 15 of 30 in the highest-scoring game of his career, but the Hornets could never regain the lead after falling behind by...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic share the scoring in road victory over Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Nikola Vucevic had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 21 points and the Orlando Magic overcame 42 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-94 on Saturday night. Walker scored a Charlotte-record 35 in the second half and finished 15 of 30 in the highest-scoring game of his career, but the Hornets could never regain the lead after...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando able to hold on against Hornets

Despite a career-high performance from Kemba Walker and a handful of anxious moments down the stretch, the Orlando Magic led from late in the first quarter on Saturday night and came away with a 102-94 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. Walker's 42 points, all but seven of which came after halftime, couldn't offset a balanced and efficient performance by the Magic. Six players finished...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic share the scoring in road victory over Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Nikola Vucevic had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 21 points and the Orlando Magic overcame 42 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-94 on Saturday night. Walker scored a Charlotte-record 35 in the second half and finished 15 of 30 in the highest-scoring game of his career, but the Hornets could never regain the lead after...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA GAME TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M. After historically bad shooting spelled the end of their season-best run, the Charlotte Hornets still have an opportunity to climb out of last place in the Southeast Division. With Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson looking to regroup, the Hornets will try to extend their longest home winning streak to three with their...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA GAME TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M. After historically bad shooting spelled the end of their season-best run, the Charlotte Hornets still have an opportunity to climb out of last place in the Southeast Division. With Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson looking to regroup, the Hornets will try to extend their longest home winning streak to three with their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic-Hornets Preview

After historically bad shooting spelled the end of their season-best run, the Charlotte Hornets still have an opportunity to climb out of last place in the Southeast Division. With Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson looking to regroup, the Hornets will try to extend their longest home winning streak to three with their fifth win in six games overall Saturday night against the Orlando...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets-Thunder Preview

While Russell Westbrook is helping Oklahoma City stay afloat without Kevin Durant, Kemba Walker has Charlotte riding high without underachieving Lance Stephenson. In a matchup between a pair of hot point guards, the Thunder will try to win back-to-back games without their MVP for only the second time, while the visiting Hornets seek their fifth straight win Friday night. Durant missed...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets sting Bucks, 108-101

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Kemba Walker scored 27 points and Gerald Henderson added 16 as Charlotte held off the Milwaukee Bucks 108-101 on Tuesday night, extending the Hornets winning streak to a season-high four games. Brandon Knight had a season-high 34 points for the Bucks, who were prevented from matching last season's victory total of 15. Charlotte, which has beaten Milwaukee seven...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets sting Bucks, 108-101

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Kemba Walker scored 27 points and Gerald Henderson added 16 as Charlotte held off the Milwaukee Bucks 108-101 on Tuesday night, extending the Hornets winning streak to a season-high four games. Brandon Knight had a season-high 34 points for the Bucks, who were prevented from matching last season's victory total of 15. Charlotte, which has beaten Milwaukee seven...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker, Henderson lift Hornets over Bucks 108-101

MILWAUKEE (AP) Kemba Walker scored 27 points and Gerald Henderson added 16 as Charlotte held off the Milwaukee Bucks 108-101 on Tuesday night, extending the Hornets winning streak to a season-high four games. Brandon Knight had a season-high 34 points for the Bucks, who were prevented from matching last season's victory total of 15. Charlotte, which has beaten Milwaukee seven consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hornets make quick work of Nuggets in home rout

CHARLOTTE -- Here are some off-the-cuff observations from the Hornets' 110-82 rout of the Denver Nuggets -- Charlotte's longest winning streak of the season (three): THREE-POINT TAKE 1. The Hornets are finally finding their stride When play began in the fourth quarter, Charlotte held a 27-point lead and was well on its way to another easy victory. In that context, another might...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets defeat Nuggets for their third straight victory

  Al Jefferson scored 22 points, Kemba Walker added 18 points and nine assists, and the Charlotte Hornets extended their winning streak to a season-high three games with a 110-82 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Rookie P.J. Hairston recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Jefferson and Walker combined to shoot 15 of 25 from the field...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Fan Is Not Amused With Players Clowning (Video)

https://cdn3.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/d_ERF25AjpCLduOp8O2ZljZqgbQ=/800×0/filters:no_upscale()/assets.sbnation.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/2872728/sorrygirl.0.gif All she sees is their terrible record, but those guys really needed a laugh. This Hornets fan was not amused that Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker decided to share a huge laugh on the bench while leading the Nuggets at home...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Fan Is Not Amused With Players Clowning (Video)

All she sees is their terrible record, but those guys really needed a laugh. This Hornets fan was not amused that Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker decided to share a huge laugh on the bench while leading the Nuggets at home. I think she expects a business like approach at all times until the Hornets start playing up to their potential. https://cdn3.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/d_ERF25AjpCLduOp8O2ZljZqgbQ...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets top Nuggets 110-82 for third straight win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Al Jefferson scored 22 points, Kemba Walker added 18 points and nine assists, and the Charlotte Hornets extended their winning streak to a season-high three games with a 110-82 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Rookie P.J. Hairston recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Jefferson and Walker combined to shoot 15...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Jazz for first time in six years

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Al Jefferson said he could have returned from a strained groin late in the fourth quarter. The Charlotte Hornets didn't need the big man for a change. The Hornets (8-19) improved to 2-0 with Lance Stephenson out of the lineup and snapped a 10-game losing streak against the Utah Jazz with a 104-86 win on Saturday night. Kemba Walker led the way with 20 points,...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets end winless streak vs. Jazz, 104-86

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker had 20 points, Al Jefferson added 19 points and 10 rebounds and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Utah Jazz for the first time in six years, 104-86 on Saturday night. Jefferson nearly registered his third straight game with at least 20 points and 10 rebounds but left the game with six minutes remaining with a mild groin strain and did not return. Jefferson...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker scores season-high 30 to lead Hornets past 76ers

  Kemba Walker scored a season-high 30 points, Al Jefferson added 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 109-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. Tony Wroten and Robert Covington scored 19 apiece for the Sixers, who dropped to 0-14 at home this season. They're closing in on the NBA record for the most home losses...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wash, Rinse, Repeat; Hornets Blow Yet Another Lead

My birthday present to my mom was to take her to a Hornets game.  Her birthday is Friday, so I wanted to take her to Wednesday’s Hornets game against the Phoenix Suns.  We have gone to Hornets games since before they were Bobcats and Hornets again, so that is always a great gift to give, and share. I’ve been pretty harsh on the players lately as to who should be traded.  If...
Via Trade Street Post
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs Hornets Behind the Box Score: Back in Business

Charlotte Hornets (6-18) 88 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-9) 97 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter Last season the Charlotte Bobcats were one of the NBA’s pleasant surprises. In the preseason last year there were a lot of hope that the Cavaliers would be the team to make the leap into the postseason, but while the Cavaliers faltered and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies outlast Hornets as Conley stars in second overtime

  Mike Conley scored six of his 19 points in the second overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Hornets 113-107 on Friday night. Zach Randolph had 20 points and Marc Gasol also scored 19 for the Grizzlies, who got a tying 3-pointer from Vince Carter with 4.5 seconds left in the first overtime. The Grizzlies won for the sixth time in the past seven games against the...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker Sinks Game Winning Shot Against the NY Knicks

The Charlotte Hornets were on a 10 game losing streak before Kemba Walker came through in the clutch once again. Walker has been known for his clutch gene since his UCONN days, and last night he delivered when it mattered most. If you haven’t seen the video, check it out below.
Via The Front Office News
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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