The Hornets had a chance to clinch the eighth spot in the play-in, but they fell apart when it mattered most. Terry Rozier scored 22 points to lead seven Charlotte Hornets in double figures, but they again fizzled in the fourth quarter and lost a double digit lead, the game, and the eight seed to the Washington Wizards, 115-110.
Just in time for their big weekend, the Charlotte Hornets are going to be getting some much-needed help. Barring an unforeseen hiccup, Miles Bridges will make his return to the lineup against the Knicks in New York on Saturday, league sources tell SI.com's All Hornets.
So much for the doing it the easy way. Then again, when it comes to the Charlotte Hornets things are never really all that simple. Given an opportunity to put some distance between themselves and the two teams they are jockeying with for playoff seeding, the Hornets squandered it.
With the 2020-21 NBA regular season coming to a close, the Charlotte Hornets must consider what they will do with the roster this off-season. Many young players have stepped up this season, but Charlotte will need to be careful with cap space.
While there is a possibility the Charlotte Hornets get their high-flying forward back this weekend, it doesn't sound as if they will have their prized offseason acquisition available for next week's play-in tournament.
Charlotte Hornets‘ guard Terry Rozier is a player that has played multiple roles throughout his NBA career. In his initial stint with the Boston Celtics, Rozier was a backup point guard for Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas.
We get away from arbitrarily assigned grades and take a look at how the Hornets did as objectively as possible. The first question you probably have is, why the hell is Jame doing end of season grades now?
View the original article to see embedded media. 19-year-old star LaMelo Ball was widely seen as the favorite to win this season's Rookie of the Year. But after a mid-season injury sidelined him for weeks, his chances to win quickly dwindled, and new names took over that top spot.