Kemba Walker scored 23 points, surpassing 11,000 for his career, and the Hornets set the tone with a strong defensive effort in the second quarter and powered their way to a 114-95 win Thursday night over the Sacramento Kings.
Kemba Walker is having a career year and putting Charlotte on the map! Let's do our part to make Kemba a 2019 All-Star Game starter!
Kemba Walker had 31 points despite going 3 for 12 on 3-pointers for the Hornets, who have lost three straight and five of six.
Malik Monk scored 19 of his 24 points in the fourth for the Hornets, who fell to the Los Angeles Clippers 128-109, in the third game of a six-game road trip Tuesday night.
Kemba Walker had 20 points for the Hornets, who kicked off a six-game trip with a 123-110 loss to the Nuggets Saturday night.
The Charlotte Hornets find themselves in the difficult situation of facing a six-game road trip with a rash of injuries limiting key players and a lack of reserve depth to pick up the slack.
The Hornets lost to the Dallas Mavericks 122-84 in Charlotte on Wednesday night.
Kemba Walker scored 24 points in just 27 minutes in the Hornets' 125-100 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.
Marvin Williams found his shooting stroke on Friday night, making a career-high 7 of 11 shots from beyond the arc on the way to a season-high 24 points as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Detroit Pistons for the third time this season, 98-86.
The Hornets celebrated too soon and then weren't sure whether they'd be celebrating at all. Meanwhile, team owner Michael Jordan chewed out one of his own players.
Tickets are now available for the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by Ruffles on Friday, February 15th, at Bojangles Coliseum.
Kemba Walker had 21 points and eight assists, Marvin Williams added 14 points and 10 rebounds and the Hornets picked up their first win this season against a Western Conference opponent with a 113-107 victory over the Denver Nuggets.
Jeremy Lamb had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte, and Nicholas Batum finished with 18 points in a 121-104 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Frank Kaminsky led the Hornets with a season-high 19 points but the Hornets fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 119-109 in Charlotte Sunday night.
Jeremy Lamb scored 22 points, Cody Zeller had a season-high 19 and Charlotte avenged a loss to Atlanta with a 108-94 victory over the Hawks on Wednesday night.
It is easy to talk about what the Hornets lack on their roster and the consistent draft mishaps. I'd rather focus on what they do have, which is a breakout performer in Kemba Walker, a group of players who play the game the right way and a coach, James Borrego, who understands the current NBA.