Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges has been charged with felony domestic violence stemming from an incident earlier this week, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Friday.
The LAPD posted on Twitter that Bridges was arrested for “intimate partner violence with injury,” a felony, on Wednesday following an incident two days earlier in West Los Angeles.
Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was arrested in California on the eve of NBA free agency after a warrant was issued, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
LAPD spokeswoman Lizeth Lomeli confirmed that Bridges was arrested on Wednesday but did not release details on the charges.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Clifford is back in familiar surroundings as head coach of the Charlotte Hornets — except he is in need of a new apartment.
Clifford was introduced as the Hornets head coach on Tuesday, a little more than four years after general manager Mitch Kupchak fired him from that same position.
DENVER (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled Colorado’s party to stay in the hunt for a third straight Stanley Cup title, beating the Avalanche 3-2 on Friday night in Game 5.
Ondrej Palat scored with 6:22 remaining and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots in front of a raucous crowd hoping to celebrate the Avalanche’s first championship in 21 years.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Clifford is heading back to Charlotte.
Clifford has agreed to a multiyear contract to return as head coach of the NBA’s Hornets four years after being fired by team owner Michael Jordan, the team announced Friday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets drafted two centers in the first round of the NBA draft — trading one and keeping the other.
The Hornets selected Memphis center Jalen Duren with the 13th overall pick before trading the pick to the New York Knicks.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have two picks in the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft — and no head coach in place to help facilitate those decisions.
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Englishman Matt Fitzpatrick won the U.S. Open on Sunday, winning his first major on the same course where he took the U.S. Amateur title nine years earlier.
Fitzpatrick shot a 2-under 68 at The Country Club to finish the tournament at 6-under 274 and beat Will Zalatoris and Scottie Scheffler by one.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets will have to begin their search again for a head coach because Kenny Atkinson changed his mind and will stay with the NBA champion Warriors after all.
Two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday that Atkinson will remain with Golden State as an assistant coach and won't become the new coach of the Hornets.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Montrezl Harrell is facing a felony drug charge after authorities said they found vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop.
Harrell, 28, was pulled over in Richmond, Kentucky, by a state trooper May 12 for driving behind a vehicle too closely, news outlets reported Monday, citing court records.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson to become their next head coach, according to a person familiar with the situation.
PRAGUE (AP) — Jiří Zídek Sr., voted the best Czech basketball player of the 20th century and the first Czech inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame, has died. He was 78.
The Czech Basketball Federation announced the news on Saturday, saying he had a long-term illness without elaborating.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mitch Kupchak has signed a multiyear contract extension to remain the Charlotte Hornets' general manager.
Kupchak’s contract was set to expire this summer.
“For better or for worse, I will be here for the next couple of years,” Kupchak said Thursday on a videoconference call.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Hornets have scheduled second interviews with Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham and Warriors assistant coach Kenny Atkinson this week, along with former Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts for their head coaching vacancy, according to a person familiar with the situation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have begun their search for a head coach, requesting permission to interview several candidates for the opening, said a person familiar with the situation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have fired coach James Borrego after blowout losses in back-to-back seasons in the play-in tournament.
Hornets president of basketball operations and general manager Mitch Kupchak made the announcement on Friday.
1905 — Jack McCarthy of the Cubs became the only outfielder in major league history to throw out three runners at the plate, each of whom became the second out of a double play. The victims were the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 2-1 loss.
The NBA fined Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges $50,000 Thursday for throwing his mouthpiece into the crowd after he was ejected from Wednesday night’s play-in game loss to the Hawks in Atlanta.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While the Charlotte Hornets improved their win total by 10 games over last year’s abbreviated 72-game season, the end result was the same: an embarrassing blowout loss in the play-in tournament.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Many of them NBA big-game beginners, the young Cavaliers took their lumps in Brooklyn the other night and missed their first chance of making the playoffs.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets were delayed getting to the arena Wednesday for their NBA play-in game against the Atlanta Hawks.
By a freight train, of all things.
Tracks run all around State Farm Arena, a remnant of a time when the area was the site of the city's two major passenger stations.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young bounced back from a sluggish start to score 24 points and De’Andre Hunter led a third-quarter surge that carried the Atlanta Hawks to a 132-103 rout of the Charlotte Hornets in an Eastern Conference play-in game Wednesday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — For one night, at least, the Atlanta Hawks looked like the team that made a stunning run to the Eastern Conference final last summer.
Trae Young bounced back from a sluggish start to score 24 points and De'Andre Hunter led a third-quarter surge Wednesday that carried the Hawks to a 132-103 rout of the Charlotte Hornets in a play-in game.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks were missing John Collins and Lou Williams for their NBA play-in game Wednesday night against the Charlotte Hornets.
Collins hasn't played since March 11 because of a right ring finger sprain and a sprained right foot.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks never expected to be in this position.
Not after last summer's Surprising run to the Eastern Conference final.
Charlotte Hornets (43-39, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (43-39, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -4.5; over/under is 236.5
It lasted 174 days, required the usage of more players than any season in history primarily because of the ongoing challenge of playing through a pandemic, and saw playoff-positioning chases go all the way down to the final moments.
HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta coach Nate McMillan is certainly glad his team's season didn't end Sunday with the regular-season finale.
But next year he hopes the Hawks aren't clawing for a spot in the play-in tournament during the last few days of the season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets finished strong.
Now they're hoping to carry that momentum into the play-in tournament.
The Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 124-108 on Sunday behind 25 points from Terry Rozier and 24 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists from LaMelo Ball, but were unable to improve their seed heading into the Eastern Conference play-in tournament.
Washington Wizards (35-46, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (42-39, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Kyle Kuzma and the Washington Wizards take on Miles Bridges and the Charlotte Hornets in Eastern Conference action.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devin Booker scored 33 points and the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns overcame a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Utah Jazz 111-105 on Friday night.
Deandre Ayton sealed the victory off a pass from Chris Paul with 18.4 seconds left.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets looked like they had their sights set on something bigger while the Chicago Bulls delivered their worst effort in recent memory.
It added up to a game that got out of hand almost as soon as it started.
Charlotte Hornets (41-39, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (45-35, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bulls -2.5; over/under is 227.5
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball had 26 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets routed the short-handed Orlando Magic 128-101 on Thursday night to get back on the right track after two lopsided losses.
Orlando Magic (21-59, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (40-39, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Orlando hits the road against Charlotte looking to stop its three-game road slide.
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 35 points off the bench and the Miami Heat moved closer to clinching the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 144-115 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night.
Charlotte Hornets (40-38, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (51-28, first in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Heat -5.5
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 29 points, 14 rebounds and six assists and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 144-114 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday.
Charlotte Hornets (40-37, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (46-30, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia comes into the matchup against Charlotte as losers of three games in a row.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Johnny Davis is ready to turn pro after delivering a superb sophomore season.
BOSTON (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 24 points, Kyle Lowry added 23 and the Miami Heat rallied in the fourth quarter to hold off the Boston Celtics 106-98 on Wednesday night to stay atop a tight race for the Eastern Conference’s top seed.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 14 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter and LaMelo Ball had 20 points and 15 rebounds to help lead the Charlotte Hornets past the New York Knicks 125-114 on Wednesday night.
Charlotte Hornets (39-37, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (34-42, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte hits the road against New York trying to extend its four-game road winning streak.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 26 points, 19 rebounds and 11 assists for his 19th triple-double of the season, and the Denver Nuggets held on to beat the Charlotte Hornets 113-109 on Monday night.
Denver Nuggets (44-31, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (39-36, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hornets -3.5; over/under is 231.5
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving is not about to look back now.
Not at a loss in his first home game.
Nor at how many more losses in home games might have been avoided if he were playing previously.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving waited all season for a chance to play in front of his home fans, and this sure wasn't the way he envisioned it going.
“Not the result we wanted, I didn’t shoot as well as I wanted,” Irving said.
Charlotte Hornets (38-36, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (39-35, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nets -7; over/under is 238.5
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Terry Rozier added 25 points and the Charlotte Hornets bounced back from an ugly loss to beat the Utah Jazz 107-101 on Friday night in front a sellout crowd.