Basketball

NO LUCK FOR BUZZ CITY

The Hornets had a one percent chance of hitting the jackpot in this year's NBA Draft Lottery. It didn't happen. No luck for Buzz City once again. Charlotte didn't move up, but it didn't move down either. Following Tuesday night's…

New Orleans Wins NBA Draft Lottery, Right To Pick No. 1; Hornets Pick 12th

The Pelicans bucked seriously long odds Tuesday night, winning the NBA draft lottery and the right to have the first chance at selecting the former Duke star next month — and potentially pairing him with Anthony Davis, in what would immediately become one of the league’s most intriguing frontcourt duos.

UNC's Hatchell Resigns After Finding From Program Review

North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell had built a Hall of Fame career over more than three decades with the Tar Heels, including a national championship and becoming the Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-time winningest coach.

Walker Scores 43 In Likely Farewell As Charlotte Eliminated

Kemba Walker can become a free agent in July. He offered little insight into whether he will be back after the Hornets were eliminated from playoff contention Wednesday with a 122-114 loss to the Orlando Magic on the final night of the regular season.

Comeback! Cavs Get Their Title, 85-77 In OT Over Texas Tech

Led by De'Andre Hunter and his NBA-ready game, the Cavaliers turned themselves into national champions Monday night, holding off tenacious, ferocious Texas Tech for an 85-77 overtime win -- a scintillating victory that came 388 days after a crushing setback that might have sunk a lesser team for years.

Walker-Led Hornets Top Pistons 104-91, Holding Playoff Hopes

Kemba Walker scored 20 of his 31 points in the first half to help Charlotte build a big lead and they went on to beat the Detroit Pistons 104-91 Sunday in a possibly pivotal game with just two games remaining in the regular season for the playoff-hopeful teams.

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