Deng scored 26 points, Chris Bosh and Mario Chalmers each added 20 and the Heat watched Charlotte miss three potential go-ahead shots in the final seconds on the way to beating the Hornets 94-93 on Sunday night and snapping a three-game home slide.
Hornets Head Coach Steve Clifford joined the guys this morning to discuss the reason behind the struggles of the team, the rotation of the wing players due to injury, the progress of PJ Hairston, and the possible return of Jeffrey Taylor after his suspension
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence. So he suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after Taylor pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Solomon Hill saw Rodney Stuckey with the ball and knew where he had to be. Hill got to the right spot and tipped in Stuckey’s shot with 0.7 seconds remaining, giving the Indiana Pacers an 88-86 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki takes a lot of pride in his most recent milestone.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Durham County’s district attorney has dropped misdemeanor assault charges against Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After the Trail Blazers clawed back from a 23-point deficit and withstood a video review of the final shot, guard Wesley Matthews enjoyed a laugh in the locker room. “That’s how we drew it up,” he joked.
Oh we get it in! Smack talk about Cam vs Eagles on MNF, LeBron calls out Cavs after 3gms, Charlotte Hornets lead to victory by game winning 3 by Lance Stephenson plus much, much more!
Purple and gold streamers descended from the ceiling and fans were on their feet applauding at the end. The Los Angeles Lakers finally won a game after five straight losses to open the season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — With 2.7 seconds left in the second overtime and the game tied, an exhausted Lance Stephenson looked at Steve Clifford and said, “C’mon Coach, draw me up a play.” So Clifford did.