Kemba Walker’s hot hand sparks Charlotte Hornets to win over Brooklyn Nets


first_imgSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion BREAKING: Corrections officer shot dead in front of Bilibid D’Angelo Russell scored 33 points on 13-of-24 shooting for the Nets, who lost for only the second time in the last 11 games.The Hornets won despite an off night from their bench. Aside from Parker, Charlotte’s reserves were 3 of 21 from the field.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefThe Hornets (17-17) bounced back from the loss in Brooklyn on Wednesday, when Joe Harris stole a loose ball at midcourt and drove for the go-ahead layup with 3.4 seconds left in the second OT for a 134-132 victory.Charlotte seemed extra motivated coming out of the gates, jumping out to a 35-17 lead in the first quarter behind 15 points from Lamb and 10 from Zeller. The Hornets never trailed in the game. UP NEXTNets: Visit Bucks on Saturday.Hornets: Visit Wizards on Saturday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Zach LaVine carries Chicago Bulls past Washington Wizards TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviñocenter_img View comments SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Hotel management clarifies SEAG footballers’ kikiam breakfast issue The Nets didn’t help themselves, shooting 24 percent in the opening quarter.But Brooklyn would battle back to cut the lead to five midway through the fourth quarter behind 11 points from Shabazz Napier. That’s about when Parker, an 18-year veteran, took over, scoring on mid-range jumpers and drives to hole. Parker shot 8 of 10 from the field in the fourth quarter.TIP-INSNets: DeMarre Carroll had 15 points off the bench. … Allowed 54 points in the paint. … Shot 4 of 27 from 3-point range.Hornets: The team honored longtime broadcaster Steve Martin at halftime for his 30 years of service. … Nic Batum and Marvin Williams, two of the most composed Hornets players, both picked up rare technical fouls in the third quarter.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Charlotte Hornets’ Kemba Walker (15) celebrates after making a basket against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made seven 3-pointers, Tony Parker had 17 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Charlotte Hornets avenged a double-overtime loss to the Brooklyn Nets earlier this week with a 100-87 victory on Friday night.Jeremy Lamb added 19 points and Cody Zeller had 14 points and 10 rebounds as Charlotte improved to 13-7 at home.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola?last_img

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