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At The Hive Jan 25, 2021
Recap: Hornets don’t go on a late run, lose to Magic, 117-108

Recap: Hornets don’t go on a late run, lose to Magic, 117-108

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets got off to a hot start, but it quickly fell apart and they were never able to recover. Gordon Hayward and Terry Rozier scored 24 apiece, but it wasn’t enough as the Charlotte Hornets stumbled through the middle phases en route to a loss to the Orlando Magic. The starters came out and played fine, which is a huge step up from how poorly they’ve played to start most recent games. The same bench group of LaMelo Ball, Miles Bridges, and Cody Zeller that provided so much energy for the Hornets last night did the same tonight....
NESN.com Jan 25, 2021

Why Gordon Hayward’s Departure Has Been Win-Win For Hornets Star, Celtics

And just like that, Gordon Hayward is putting together an early-season résumé resembling NBA All-Star production. The Charlotte Hornets wing, who spent the last three campaigns in Boston, is averaging a career-high 24.1 points per game through 15 contests. In those 15 games, Hayward averaged just shy of 35 minutes, which would his most since […] The post Why Gordon Hayward’s Departure Has Been Win-Win For Hornets Star, Celtics appeared first on NESN.com.
ClutchPoints Jan 25, 2021
Hornets’ LaMelo Ball threads the needle with nifty dime to Gordon Hayward

Hornets’ LaMelo Ball threads the needle with nifty dime to Gordon Hayward

LaMelo Ball hasn’t earned himself a spot in the starting lineup for the Charlotte Hornets yet, but he continues to flash his passing brilliance off of the bench. Early in Charlotte’s second consecutive meeting with the Orlando Magic, Ball delivered a pinpoint pass to Gordon Hayward as he was cutting to the basket. LaMelo Ball […] The post Hornets’ LaMelo Ball threads the needle with nifty dime to Gordon Hayward appeared first on ClutchPoints.
charlotteobserver Jan 25, 2021

Hornets GM opens up about Gordon Hayward, his review of LaMelo Ball, Charlotte’s needs

Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak loves what Gordon Hayward is doing. However, Kupchak doesn’t expect Hayward to post 39-point games consistently. It’s not sustainable. “Quite frankly, I don’t want …
charlotteobserver Jan 25, 2021

It took Miles Bridges’ friction, Gordon Hayward’s calm to end Hornets’ losing streak

Early in the fourth quarter, the Charlotte Hornets needed Miles Bridges to make things crazy. At the end of that quarter, they needed Gordon Hayward to make things calm. With …
ClutchPoints Jan 24, 2021
Dwyane Wade posts hilarious GIF on Gordon Hayward’s huge contract

Dwyane Wade posts hilarious GIF on Gordon Hayward’s huge contract

Remember the time when NBA fans couldn’t stop laughing at the Charlotte Hornets giving Gordon Hayward a $120 million contract? Well, Dwyane Wade wants to remind them that their comments didn’t age well. Since joining the Hornets in the offseason after a failed three-year stint with the Boston Celtics, Hayward has been balling out. He […] The post Dwyane Wade posts hilarious GIF on Gordon Hayward’s huge contract appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 24, 2021
Gordon Hayward reacts to carrying Hornets to win with monster 39-point game

Gordon Hayward reacts to carrying Hornets to win with monster 39-point game

Gordon Hayward is definitely living up to the huge contract he signed with the Charlotte Hornets in the offseason. The 30-year-old swingman eclipsed 30-plus points for the second game in a row, leading Buzz City to a thrilling 107-104 victory over the Orlando Magic at Amway Center on Sunday. Apart from recording a game-high 39 […] The post Gordon Hayward reacts to carrying Hornets to win with monster 39-point game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Swarm and Sting Jan 24, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: Big fourth quarter leads to win over the Magic

The Charlotte Hornets were on a four-game losing streak coming into Sunday night’s game against the Orlando Magic. Thanks to a big fourth quarter and a scoring barrage by Gordon Hayward, the Hornets snapped that streak, winning the game 107-104. Through the first three quarters of the game, the Magic were in clear control, outscoring […] Charlotte Hornets: Big fourth quarter leads to win over the Magic - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Jan 24, 2021
Recap: Hornets defeat Magic with huge fourth quarter run and Gordon Hayward game winner, 107-104

Recap: Hornets defeat Magic with huge fourth quarter run and Gordon Hayward game winner, 107-104

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Gordon Hayward dropped 39 points, including the game winning basket with less than one second to play. Gordon Hayward scored 13 of his 39 points in the fourth quarter, including the game winning layup with 0.7 seconds to play, as the Charlotte Hornets rallied from a double digit deficit in the fourth quarter to take down the Orlando Magic, 107-104. The Hornets brought their turnovers with them from Charlotte to start the game. After winning the opening tip, PJ Washington hit Devonte’ Graham in the ankles with a simple handoff that led to...
charlotteobserver Jan 24, 2021

Gordon Hayward scores 39, nails the game-winner as Hornets end losing streak.

Gordon Hayward scored a go-ahead layup with seven-tenths of a second left to give the Charlotte Hornets a 107-104 road victory over the Orlando Magic. Hayward finished with 39 points, …
charlotteobserver Jan 23, 2021

Hornets can’t always rely on Gordon Hayward to save them. They weren’t ready vs. Bulls

“Antsy and uncomfortable.” That’s how Charlotte Hornets coach James Borrego described his team in a 123-110 loss to the Chicago Bulls Friday. I’d add indecisive, careless and self-destructive. The Hornets …
ClutchPoints Jan 22, 2021
Gordon Hayward can’t be the Hornets’ lone savior, per James Borrego

Gordon Hayward can’t be the Hornets’ lone savior, per James Borrego

The Charlotte Hornets have to figure things out if they want to make the playoffs this season. The Hornets dropped their fourth straight and to fall to 6-9 after a 123-110 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. Gordon Hayward signed a 4-year, $120-million contract in the offseason, but head coach James Borrego insists […] The post Gordon Hayward can’t be the Hornets’ lone savior, per James Borrego appeared first on ClutchPoints.
At The Hive Jan 22, 2021
Recap: Hornets drop fourth-straight game to Bulls, 123-110

Recap: Hornets drop fourth-straight game to Bulls, 123-110

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Gordon Hayward dropped 34 points in the loss, 17 of which came in the third quarter PJ Washington got the scoring started for the Hornets, who made three of their first four shots as a team in the opening minutes. The starting unit was buoyed by Devonte’ Graham’s hot start, who had 8 points after the first five minutes as the Bulls called timeout with the Hornets up 14-11. Cody Zeller checked in for the first time since opening night after the timeout and confidently jacked a three soon after; a good sign, no doubt. LaMelo Ball got to...
NESN.com Jan 22, 2021

Gordon Hayward Reveals Four Other NBA Teams He Considered Before Joining Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets weren’t without competition in their pursuit of Gordon Hayward. Hayward, who inked a four-year, $120 million contract after opting out of the final year of his Boston Celtics contract, revealed to The Athletic’s Sam Amick he considered at least four other teams before ultimately joining the Hornets in a sign-and-trade. Those teams […] The post Gordon Hayward Reveals Four Other NBA Teams He Considered Before Joining Hornets appeared first on NESN.com.
ClutchPoints Jan 22, 2021
The reason LaMelo Ball is like Luka Doncic and Russell Westbrook, per Hornets’ Gordon Hayward

The reason LaMelo Ball is like Luka Doncic and Russell Westbrook, per Hornets’ Gordon Hayward

Charlotte Hornets swingman Gordon Hayward thinks rookie point guard LaMelo Ball’s ceiling is exceptionally high. Hayward said during an interview with Sam Amick of The Athletic that Ball’s command over the ball reminds him of Luka Doncic and Russell Westbrook: “Yeah, I think LaMelo is going to be really good in this league for a […] The post The reason LaMelo Ball is like Luka Doncic and Russell Westbrook, per Hornets’ Gordon Hayward appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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