The Charlotte Hornets were handed their first loss of the season, losing to the Boston Celtics in overtime, 140-129. LaMelo Ball and Miles Bridges each led the team with 25 points but it was not enough to finish Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.
CHARLOTTE, NC - For the first time this season, the Charlotte Hornets no longer have a zero in the loss column. It was yet another very entertaining night in the Spectrum Center but the Hornets fell to the Celtics in overtime, 140-129.
It’s been announced by The Athletic’s, Shams Charania, that Charlotte Hornets forward, Miles Bridges, has been awarded Eastern Conference player of the week. In three games this season, Bridges is averaging 25.0 points per game, 8.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.7 steals per game while leading the Hornets to a 3-0 record to start the season.
Miles Bridges dropped 32 to lead the way. Miles Bridges scored 32 in his second straight 30-point performance while Ish Smith and Cody Martin spearheaded a fourth quarter run as the Charlotte Hornets toppled the Brooklyn Nets, 111-96.
The Charlotte Hornets beat the Brooklyn Nets Sunday night in comfortable fashion. Players such as Ish Smith and Miles Bridges led the team in the second half, creating a sizeable margin, especially in the fourth quarter.
BROOKLYN, NY - The Charlotte Hornets gained a lot of respect on Sunday evening by taking down the Brooklyn Nets 111-95 to move to 3-0 on the season. Charlotte jumped out to a quick 11-4 lead and connected on four of their first six shots from the field.
The Charlotte Hornets face off against the Brooklyn Nets this evening at Barclays Center at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The Nets had a shaky start to the season, losing by 23 to the Milwaukee Bucks on opening night.
Terry Rozier and Miles Bridges of the Hornets are both listed as probable for tomorrow’s game against the Pacers, according to Hornets PR. Rozier was dealing with a left ankle sprain suffered in a preseason game, but is seemingly recovered in time for tomorrow.