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Hornets fall to Heat 110-99. Their shot at the playoffs is likely over

Hornets fall to Heat 110-99. Their shot at the playoffs is likely over

Charlotte couldn’t answer Miami’s barrage of 3-pointers, and fell to far behind after a poor third quarter. The Charlotte Hornets came up short against the Miami Heat, 110-99, in a game they had to win. While not mathematically eliminated, they are virtually out of the playoffs. Nicolas Batum led the team with 24 points and seven assists, while Goran Dragic led all scorers with 33 points. Miami won the first quarter by getting hot from beyond the arc, knocking down 6-9. Dragic was the early leader for the visitors, setting the tone with two early 3’s in route to eight points. The...
At The Hive Mar 29, 2017
Hornets come up big in the fourth to defeat the Raptors, 110-106

Hornets come up big in the fourth to defeat the Raptors, 110-106

In one of the more thrilling finishes of the season, Kemba Walker and Marvin Williams knocked down clutch shots to seal the victory against Toronto. Late game heroics from Kemba Walker and Marvin Williams earned the Charlotte Hornets an important win over the Toronto Raptors, 110-106. Marco Belinelli lead the Hornets with 21 points, while DeMar Derozan lead all scorers with 28. Tonight’s first quarter went much better than Tuesday’s, particularly on the defensive end. That said, Hornets didn’t score for the first three and a half minutes until Nicolas Batum knocked down a 3-pointer....
FOX Sports Mar 28, 2017
Balancing basketball and first-time fatherhood

Balancing basketball and first-time fatherhood

Nicolas Batum and Marvin Williams step into their new roles as fathers.
Rotoworld Mar 26, 2017

Nic Batum drops a double-double - Nicolas Batum (G/F) Charlotte Hornets

Nicolas Batum scored 18 points with six rebounds, 10 assists, one steal and three 3-pointers in 30 minutes against the Suns on Sunday.
Boston Herald Mar 26, 2017
Walker scores 31, Hornets beat struggling Suns 120-106

Walker scores 31, Hornets beat struggling Suns 120-106

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kemba Walker had 31 points and nine assists, and the Charlotte Hornets handed the Phoenix Suns their eighth straight loss with a 120-106 victory on Sunday.Devin Booker, who became the sixth player in NBA history to score 70 points in a loss Saturday night to the Boston Celtics, got off to a slow start but finished with 23 points on 7-of-17 shooting from the field. TJ Warren had 21 points and 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season.Marvin Williams added 21 points and Nic Batum chipped in with 18 points and 10 assists for the Hornets, who have won four of their...

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