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DETROIT - LaMelo Ball scored 23 points, including two free throws with 5.8 seconds left, and the Charlotte Hornets took another step toward the postseason with a 102-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Detroit trailed ...
May 5, 2021
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By Eli PachecoCHARLOTTE, N.C. - LaMelo Ball returned from a 21-game absence with 11 points, leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 107-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).A leading candidate for Rookie of the ...
May 2, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Hornets say rookie point guard LaMelo Ball underwent successful surgery on his fractured right wrist on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Ball's wrist will be immobilized and he'll be reevaluated in four weeks, according a ...
Mar 24, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball is expected to miss the remainder of the NBA season due to a broken right wrist, according to a person familiar with the situation.The person spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday (Monday, ...
Mar 22, 2021
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CHICAGO - When my son told me about a kid who scored 92 points in a high school game in California last February 2017, I immediately had a keyboard reaction and hopped on YouTube.The highlights were impressive. The wiry teenager, who had ...
Mar 19, 2021
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DENVER - Nikola Jokic had 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for another triple-double, Michael Porter Jr. added 28 points and the Denver Nuggets pulled away in the second half to beat the Charlotte Hornets, 129-104, on Wednesday night (Thursday, ...
Mar 18, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - LaMelo Ball had 23 points and nine rebounds, and Charlotte defeated the short-handed Toronto Raptors, 114-104, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in the Hornets' first game with the general public allowed to attend.Devonte Graham ...
Mar 14, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - PJ Washington had 20 points and nine rebounds, Terry Rozier hit some big shots down the stretch and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Detroit Pistons 105-102 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) to get back to .500 for ...
Mar 12, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rookie LaMelo Ball has seized the attention of the NBA this season with his highlight reel passes and a surprising ability to score, including Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan.The six-time NBA champion said when the Hornets selected ...
Mar 5, 2021
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PORTLAND, Ore. - After Portland's Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points against Charlotte, he exchanged jerseys with Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball, who had 30.It was a bit of mutual Melo admiration.Anthony had six of Portland's franchise-record 24 ...
Mar 2, 2021
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points, Damian Lillard had 23 points and 10 assists and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 123-111 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Robert ...
Mar 2, 2021
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SALT LAKE CITY - Donovan Mitchell had 23 points and eight assists as the Utah Jazz enjoyed a record-breaking performance from long range in a 132-110 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Utah set a franchise ...
Feb 23, 2021
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CHICAGO - If he were living an ordinary life, 19-year old LaMelo Ball would have been in college right now pursuing whatever career path he chooses.But LaMelo's world is anything but normal and college, if he ever detours there, ...
Feb 9, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - LaMelo Ball made a career-high seven 3-pointers and finished with 24 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the short-handed Houston Rockets, 119-94, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) for their ...
Feb 9, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - LaMelo Ball scored a career-high 27 points and had nine assists and the Charlotte Hornets handed the Milwaukee Bucks their second loss in two nights, 126-114 on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Gordon Hayward added 27 points, Malik ...
Jan 31, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - LaMelo Ball isn't wasting any time making an impact in the NBA.The rookie point guard became the youngest player in league history to record a triple-double with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists on Saturday ...
Jan 10, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - LaMelo Ball became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks, 113-105, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) for ...
Jan 10, 2021
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DALLAS - LaMelo Ball scored 22 points, Miles Bridges had 20 points and 16 rebounds and the Charlotte Hornets blew out Dallas 118-99 in the Mavericks' home opener on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Terry Rozier, who scored 18 points, hit ...
Dec 31, 2020
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander hit a tiebreaking jumper with 1.4 seconds left and finished with 24 points, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder hold off a furious rally by the Charlotte Hornets to win their season opener, 109-107, on ...
Dec 27, 2020
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CLEVELAND - Collin Sexton scored 27 points, Darius Garland added 22 and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their first home game in nearly 300 days, overcoming the hot shooting of Terry Rozier for a 121-114 win Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) over the ...
Dec 24, 2020
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hornets coach James Borrego wanted elite playmakers this offseason.He feels like his prayers were answered with the addition of veteran forward Gordon Hayward and rookie guard LaMelo Ball."We've got two elite playmakers that can create ...
Dec 16, 2020
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