Hornets make it back-to-back wins with 35-point rout of suddenly skidding Raptors

THE Hornets made it back-to-back wins while dealing the Toronto Raptors a second straight loss, 113-78, on Friday in Charlotte (Saturday, Manila time).

Kemba Walker scored 34 points on 11 of 16 shooting, making six of nine three-point attempts, as the Hornets notched their 22nd win in 43 outings.

Frank Kaminsky came off the bench to deliver 16 points, while Nicolas Batum came up with 13 points.

The Raptors suffered a second straight loss after bowing to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Kyle Lowry had 24 points on 7 of 18 shooting, while Demar DeRozan shot 8 for 17 and wound up with 23 points.

Toronto absorbed its 15th loss in 43 games.

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