DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a deal that would send guards Will Barton and Monte Morris to the Washington Wizards for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Wednesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a 10-day contract with two-time former All-Star and veteran point guard Isaiah Thomas, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
DETROIT (AP) — LaMelo Ball had 31 points and 12 assists, Terry Rozier added his second career triple-double and the Charlotte Hornets ended a six-game losing streak with a 141-119 win against the struggling Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The struggling Charlotte Hornets added some needed help to their frontcourt.
The Hornets, who've lost six straight games, acquired power forward/center Montrezl Harrell from the Washington Wizards.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Russell Westbrook had a choice to make at the end of regulation — drive to the basket and try to send the game into overtime or pull the trigger on a 3-pointer and go for the victory.
DENVER (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr., P.J. Washington and the Charlotte reserves helped recapture the momentum with their early fourth-quarter spurt.
Only fitting they got to finish it, too.
Washington hit three big 3-pointers down the stretch, Oubre scored 14 of his 23 points in the final quarter and the Hornets overcame a 19-point deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 115-107 on Thursday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball will rejoin the Charlotte Hornets in Portland for their game Friday night against the Trail Blazers.
Ball has missed the team’s last six games while in the NBA’s health and safety protocols.
Charlotte Hornets (15-14, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (10-16, 12th in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: LaMelo Ball and the Charlotte Hornets take on Dejounte Murray and the San Antonio Spurs in non-conference play.
Charlotte Hornets (11-8, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (4-14, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Orlando will try to end its three-game slide when the Magic take on Charlotte.
Charlotte Hornets (10-7, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (7-9, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -6; over/under is 226
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame Ja Morant’s 40-point game to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 121-118 on Sunday night for their first victory of the season.
NEW YORK (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a good first three quarters in Brooklyn, then decided it was best if he watched the fourth.
Ish Smith was rolling so well that the Rookie of the Year told Charlotte coach James Borrego to stick with this backup.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 31 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets used a 24-0 third period run to battle back and beat the Indiana Pacers 123-122 on Wednesday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Hornets believe coach James Borrego can turn things around in Charlotte.
The Hornets announced Monday they’ve signed Borrego to a multiyear contract extension. Length and financial terms of the deal were not released.