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Howard Dominates as Hornets Stay Hot at Home

<b>By Matt Rochinski, hornets.com</b><p><b>Result</b><p>Dwight Howard had arguably one of the most dominant big-man performances in Charlotte basketball history, …

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A ‘(bleep) it’ approach worked out for Dwight Howard, Charlotte Hornets

Just “(bleep) it."<p>Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard tried to clean up his language Monday, when asked what he was thinking in the fourth …

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WATCH: Hornets' Cody Zeller hilariously rejected by the rim

Oh geez, Cody! Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports<p>This is absolutely embarrassing. There’s no other way to go about it. Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller …

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Wolves Fastbreak: Hornets flip the script

On tonight's Wolves Fastbreak, Tom Hanneman and Kevin Lynch break down the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-102 loss to the Charlotte Hornets, as Dwight …

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Photos of the week: Nov. 20

None<p>Toronto Maple Leafs center Mitchell Marner (16) loses his edge and falls in the corner as Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jason Demers (55) defends …

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NBA Monday games, scores, highlights: Kyrie scores 47, Celtics win 16th straight - CBSSports.com

Check back throughout the night for the latest updates from Monday's NBA games<p>It's almost a full slate with 11 NBA games on tap for Monday night. …

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Keys to Timberwolves’ early-season success

Minnesota enters Monday night’s matchup against the Charlotte Hornets with a 10-6 record and tied for third place in the West. What’s attributed to …

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Preview: Timberwolves at Hornets

The Minnesota Timberwolves will attempt to cool one of the hottest things going in the NBA when they visit Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets on …

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Charlotte Hornets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves preview, live stream, odds

(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)<p>The Charlotte Hornets and Minnesota Timberwolves finish off their home-and-home, two-game series on Monday …

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NBA Power Rankings: Giving the Celtics Their Due

It’s time for another edition of The Crossover’s weekly NBA Power Rankings! There wasn’t an abundance of phenomenal stretches this week, but we did …

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Buzz City Beat: Charlotte Hornets rise in Week 5 power rankings, Same old team

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Kemba Walker<p>Welcome to Buzz City Beat, a daily roundup of the latest news and stories from around the internet …

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Magic look to bounce back against Pacers

NBA players rarely consider any single mid-November game as critical, but the Orlando Magic have reached that point.<p>On Saturday night, the Magic lost …

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Will injured Charlotte Hornets Jeremy Lamb, Marvin Williams be ready to play?

Injured Charlotte Hornets Jeremy Lamb and Marvin Williams fully participated in shootaround Monday morning, and both believe they’ll be able to play …

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Charlotte Hornets: Same Old Hornets

Head coach Steve Clifford was heralded for getting Dwight Howard, who was dubbed an elite off-season acquisition. However, he has seen his fair share …

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Detroit Pistons will no longer be going to Orlando for summer league basketball

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 4: Detroit Pistons and head coach Stan Van Gundy shouts out instructions during the fourth quarter of the preseason game …

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Practice: Jose Calderon - November 19, 2017

<b>Game Summary</b><p>The Cavaliers (9-7) hit the road against their Central Division Rivals, the Detroit Pistons (10-5), on Monday night. Tipoff from Little …

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By The Numbers: DeRozan, Lowry impress during Raptors’ win streak

While the Washington Wizards hung in there with the red-hot Toronto Raptors for long stretches of Sunday’s 100-91 Raps win, the game was another in a …

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Kobe Bryant Explains Why He Would've Chosen Duke Over North Carolina

The current NBA rules are that players must be one year removed from high school before they are eligible to enter the NBA Draft, so most players …

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LA Clippers at New York Knicks: Clips hope to finally bounce back

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Sindarius Thornwell<p>The LA Clippers play the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Monday night. Is the the night …

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Charlotte Hornets seek revenge against the Timberwolves at home

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 05: Jeremy Lamb<p>The NBA season is in full stride at this point. A month in and there are a lot of teams with uncertainties. …

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Pistons Playbook: Week 5

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 4: Detroit Pistons and head coach Stan Van Gundy shouts out instructions during the fourth quarter of the preseason game …

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Howard's huge game lifts Hornets over Timberwolves, 118-102

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dwight Howard had 25 points and 20 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-102 on Monday night.<p>Howard, acquired in an offseason trade from Atlanta, was 8 for 10 from the field and 9 of 14 at the foul line, where he has struggled all season. …

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Minnesota Timberwolves: It appears that the real Jimmy Butler has arrived

DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 17: Jimmy Butler (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)<p>It appears that the Jimmy Buckets version of Jimmy Butler has arrived …

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A day with Hornets assistant coach — and NBA lifer — Stephen Silas

See the intense work that goes into every game.<p>Stephen Silas, the associate head coach of the Charlotte Hornets, is the ultimate NBA lifer. He was literally born into the league in Boston, where his father Paul, a former NBA star and coach who spent more than 40 years in the league, was helping the …

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Pistons Rally To Beat T'wolves

The Pistons erased an 11-point fourth quarter deficit to pull out a 100-97 win against the Timberwolves at the Target Center. Jimmy Butler paced …

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The NBA's Small Guys Play Bigger By Getting Smaller

Basketball players have been using height to their advantage for as long as basketball has existed. But what makes Kemba Walker different from almost everyone who came before him is that he’s not good because he’s tall. He’s good because he’s small.<p>Walker is not small small. He is NBA small. The …

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Charlotte Hornets: Steve Clifford benches first-round pick Malik Monk

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 25: Malik Monk<p>The Charlotte Hornets’ top draft pick was benched in favor of Michael Carter-Williams after the team lost six …

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Buzz City Beat: Charlotte Hornets player watch, Kemba Walker’s future

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Kemba Walker<p>Buzz City Beat is Swarm and Sting’s one stop for the best articles from around the web about the Charlotte …

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San Antonio Spurs: Previewing Week 6 of 2017-18 season

SAN ANTONIO,TX – NOVEMBER 17, 2017 : Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs congratulates Pau Gasol #16 of the San Antonio Spurs after a score …

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Recalibrating expectations for Orlando Magic as they fall to their mean

ORLANDO, FL - NOVEMBER 18: D.J. Augustin #14 of the Orlando Magic handles the ball against the Utah Jazz on November 18, 2017 at Amway Center in …

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