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Team W-L L10 STRK
CHA 12-13 5-5 W1
ORL 12-14 4-6 L2
MIA 11-14 5-5 W2
WAS 11-15 6-4 L1
ATL 6-20 3-7 W1

Top Hornets News

  • Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Not available Sunday

    Bacon isn't with the team for Sunday's game against the Knicks due to travel difficulties.

    Bacon was recalled for the G League prior to Sunday's contest, but because of poor weather, he wasn't able to join the Hornets in time for their upcoming matchup. He should be available off the bench for Wednesday against Detroit.

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  • Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Back from G League

    Bacon was recalled from the G League on Sunday, Rod Boone of The Athletic reports.

    Bacon is back with the Hornets ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Knicks after posting 22 points and nine rebounds in Saturday's win over the Delaware Blue Coats.

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  • Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Heads down to G League

    Bacon is headed back to the G League prior Saturday, Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer reports.

    This move is unsurprising as Bacon has split time between the NBA and G League all season. He didn't play in last night's tilt with the Nuggets, and failed to score in his last appearance, Wednesday against Minnesota, attempting one shot in two minutes of run.

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  • Hornets' Marvin Williams: Still dealing with soreness

    Williams acknowledged after Friday's game that he's still experiencing soreness in his shoulder, but he doesn't intend to miss any additional time, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports.

    Williams was held out of Wednesday's loss to Minnesota, but he returned Friday night against Denver and played 33 minutes, finishing with 14 points and 10 rebounds. The veteran said he was "pretty sore" after the game, but he's practicing Saturday and should be considered available going forward.

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  • Hornets' Marvin Williams: Records third double-double

    Williams scored 14 points (4-12 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 3-4 FT) while adding 10 rebounds, two assists and a steal in 33 minutes during Friday's 113-107 win over the Nuggets.

    It's the 32-year-old's third double-double of the season, but all three have come in the Hornets' last seven games -- and Williams missed one of those games entirely after injuring his shoulder. He looks healthy now, though, and he should continue being a solid complementary player in Charlotte's Kemba Walker-focused offense.

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  • Hornets' Kemba Walker: Leads Hornets to win

    Walker scored a game-high 21 points (4-11 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 11-12 FT) while adding eight assists, six rebounds, a steal and a block in 36 minutes during Friday's 113-107 win over the Nuggets.

    After starting off December with a couple of lackluster (by his standards) performances, Walker bounced back with his 18th game of the season scoring 20-plus points while draining multiple three-pointers for the first time in five games. The 28-year-old has cooled down after his blistering start to 2018-19 but he's remained productive, averaging 19.2 points, 6.4 assists, 4.1 boards, 1.7 threes and 1.6 steals over his last nine contests.

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  • Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Will come off bench

    Kidd-Gilchrist will come off the bench Friday against the Nuggets.

    With Marvin Williams (shoulder) back in the starting five after a one-game absence, Kidd-Gilchrist will head back to his usual bench role. He's averaging a career-low 20.3 minutes.

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  • Hornets' Marvin Williams: Cleared to play, will start

    Williams (shoulder) will play and start Friday against the Nuggets.

    Williams is healthy faster than expected, and he'll take the floor after just a one-game absence. With him back, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will head back to the bench.

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  • Hornets' Marvin Williams: Game-time call Friday

    Williams (shoulder) is a game-time decision Friday against the Nuggets.

    Williams may be able to return earlier than anticipated from his strained right shoulder. Coach James Borrego noted that is Williams is available, he will start.

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  • Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Plays 23 minutes in spot start

    Kidd-Gilchrist tallied nine points (4-10 FG, 1-2 3Pt), five rebounds, and one steal in 23 minutes during Wednesday's 121-104 loss to Minnesota.

    Kidd-Gilchrist moved into the starting lineup Wednesday, replacing the injured Marvin Williams (shoulder). The production was limited and the move may not even hold into the next game. It appears Williams' playing time is going to be absorbed by a number of players with no real beneficiary. Kidd-Gilchrist is not worth owning in standard leagues.

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  • Hornets' Miles Bridges: Scores 10 points in 20 minutes

    Bridges totaled 10 points (4-9 FG, 2-5 3Pt), two rebounds, and one assist in 20 minutes during Wednesday's 121-104 loss to the Timberwolves.

    Bridges played 20 minutes in Wednesday's loss, ending with 10 points and very little else. Bridges is set for some additional run with Marvin Williams (shoulder) set to miss at least the next week. The rookie certainly has some upside but is yet to really break out. If you grabbed him off the waivers, it is probably worth giving him another game to see how things play out.

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  • Hornets' Jeremy Lamb: Double-doubles in Wednesday's loss

    Lamb had 18 points (6-18 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 4-5 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists, and one steal in 30 minutes during Wednesday's 121-104 loss to Minnesota.

    Lamb was excellent again Wednesday, continuing to stake his claim as the Hornets' second best player. After some early-season jitters, Lamb has been a picture of consistency over the last month. He currently leads the team in steals and is second in both scoring and rebounding. There is no reason to think that this production cannot stick and he should be on a roster in all leagues.

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  • Hornets' Nicolas Batum: Team-high 36 minutes in loss

    Batum finished with 18 points (7-17 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 1-1 FT), eight assists, seven rebounds, and one steal in 36 minutes during Wednesday's 121-104 loss to the Timberwolves.

    Batum was in vintage form Wednesday, putting forth his best game of the season. Batum has, by all accounts, had a disappointing start to his campaign. The scoring has been inconsistent, to say the least, with his supporting numbers not much better. Perhaps this will get him trending in the right direction. If you are holding him in a standard format, a little more patience is warranted.

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  • Hornets' Willy Hernangomez: To come off bench Wednesday

    Hernangomez will come off the bench Wednesday against the Timberwolves.

    With Cody Zeller (ribs) back and in the starting five, Hernangomez will resume his usual role off the pine. He's struggled to find minutes lately, however.

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  • Hornets' Cody Zeller: Starting Wednesday

    Zeller (ribs) will play and start Wednesday against the Timberwolves.

    Zeller missed Sunday's game against the Pelicans due to bruised ribs, but it will be just a one-game absence for the big man. This season, he's averaging 9.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 23.5 minutes.

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  • Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Starting Wednesday

    Kidd-Gilchrist will start Wednesday's game against the Timberwolves, Rod Boone of The Athletic reports.

    Kidd-Gilchrist will enter the starting lineup in place of Marvin Williams, who injured his shoulder in Monday's tilt with New Orleans and will be out at least a week. In 17 games this season, Kidd-Gilchrist is averaging 8.7 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 1.2 assists in 20.1 minutes.

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Team Statistical Rankings

PTS/G OPP PTS/G
Team 114.0
(7th)
111.0
(18th)

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