Kemba Walker hits big 3-pointers in Hornets win

first_imgCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made two key 3-pointers down the stretch that helped the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks 121-110 on Friday night.Nicolas Batum and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist each added 19 points as Charlotte rallied to regain a lead it maintained since the second period, but surrendered halfway through the fourth. Dwight Howard added 18 points and 15 rebounds, while Jeremy Lamb scored 12 points off the bench.ADVERTISEMENT Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Hornets: Visit Miami on Saturday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments LATEST STORIES Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Walker’s 3-pointer had restored Charlotte’s lead at 109-107 with 3:05 left. Moments before, Prince’s steal and dunk put Atlanta ahead 105-104 with less than 4 minutes to play.With 4:34 left until halftime, Walker went hard to the court after slipping on a drive to the basket and appearing to hit his head on Collins’ knee. Walker’s 3-pointer a minute later put Charlotte ahead 53-46.TIP-INSHawks: The Hawks have lost six of seven.Hornets: Charlotte wore its black Buzz City uniforms. . The Hornets finished 3-2 on their homestand.UP NEXTHawks: Visit Washington on Saturday night.ADVERTISEMENT Lakers blow big lead, rally late for win over Bulls Marvin Williams finished with 11 points for the Hornets.Kent Bazemore led Atlanta with 26 points and Taurean Prince added 21. Mike Muscala helped Atlanta take a brief fourth-quarter lead with 14 points, but the Hawks fell to 0-2 in the season series. Ersan Ilyasova and Dennis Schroder scored 11 points apiece for Atlanta.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkJohn Collins shot 4 for 5 for 10 points for the Hawks, who entered the night tied with the Orlando Magic for the NBA’s worst record.Muscala hit three free throws with 2:40 to play for a one-point Atlanta lead. Walker put the Hornets back up 114-110 with 2 minutes left with a 3-pointer and jumper. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img

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