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Al Jefferson

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  • Hornets ride hot start to 102-78 win over Pistons

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. The Charlotte Hornets benefitted from a fast start to put away the Detroit Pistons, 102-78, Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Pistons (29-46) never led Wednesday. The Hornets had six players score in double figures in improving to...
  • Charlotte Hornets can't overcome Boston Celtics in 116-104 loss

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. The Boston Celtics shot 51 percent from the field to build a lead of as many as 22 points and beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-104 Monday at Time Warner Cable Arena. The loss dropped the Hornets to 31-42 with nine games remaining in the...
  • Wall lifts Wizards to 110-107 win over Hornets in double OT

    WASHINGTON Point guard John Wall hit a 15-foot pull-up jump shot with 9.5 seconds left in double overtime to give the Washington Wizards a 110-107 victory Friday over the Charlotte Hornets. Al Jefferson missed a desperation 3-pointer as the buzzer...
  • Timberwolves fade in 109-98 loss to Hornets

    MINNEAPOLIS Sunday at Target Center the Wolves started fast but didn't finish well in a 109-98 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. Getting strong production up and down the lineup, shooting well and rarely turning the ball over, the Wolves came out of the...
  • Friday's recap: Hornets 101, Bulls 91

    Friday's recap: Hornets 101, Bulls 91
    The summary Here's all you need to know about the Bulls' dismal 101-91 loss to the Hornets on Friday night: The Bulls set a season-high with 35 first-quarter points, shooting 70 percent. That included ridiculous 7-for-8 shooting from 3-point range....
  • Friday's matchup: Bulls at Hornets

     Friday's matchup: Bulls at Hornets
    TV/radio: 6 p.m. Friday; WPWR-50, WMVP-AM 1000. Storylines: The teams have split the first two meetings, including the Hornets' road victory last month in the Bulls' first game after losing Derrick Rose to another knee surgery. Pau Gasol has averaged 22...
  • Lakers lose, 104-103, to a Charlotte team that shows it wants it more

    Lakers lose, 104-103, to a Charlotte team that shows it wants it more
    The Lakers used to have all sorts of problems on their annual trip here, most notably double-digit losses in back-to-back championship seasons when Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant were still in their prime and Derek Fisher would have laughed at questions...
  • Hornets hand Lakers second consecutive loss, 104-103

    Hornets hand Lakers second consecutive loss, 104-103
    That three-game winning streak by the Lakers seems long ago after another close loss, this time a 104-103 loss to the Hornets in Charlotte. To those hoping the Lakers sink lower in the NBA draft lottery mix, it’s now a two-game losing streak....
  • Coach Byron Scott says Lakers must get rebounds in road games this week

    Coach Byron Scott says Lakers must get rebounds in road games this week
    The challenge for the Lakers on this week's three-game trip is to at least hold their own on the backboards. Generally, the Lakers are a good rebounding team. But after they gave up 16 offensive rebounds to Oklahoma City on Sunday, Coach Byron Scott...
  • Payton struggles as Orlando Magic fall to Charlotte Hornets 98-83

    Payton struggles as Orlando Magic fall to Charlotte Hornets 98-83
    Almost every player will endure some kind of slump during an 82-game season. This appears to be Elfrid Payton's turn. The Orlando Magic's prized rookie point guard endured one of his most lackluster games as a pro Sunday night as his team fell to the...
  • Celtics Rally From Big Deficit To Beat Hornets 106-98

    Celtics Rally From Big Deficit To Beat Hornets 106-98
    BOSTON (AP) — The ever-changing Boston Celtics have found a second unit that comes with a lot of offensive firepower. Newcomers Isaiah Thomas and Jonas Jerebko and relative newcomer Jae Crowder combined for more than half of the Celtics' points...