The Milwaukee Bucks puts its four-game winning streak on the line Tuesday when it plays host to the Charlotte Hornets. The performance marked Hayward’s highest scoring output since Nov. 20, as the veteran wing has missed more than half of the Hornets’ games due to a fractured shoulder and hamstring injury.
What about a four-team trade with Paul to the Lakers, Russell Westbrook to the Hornets, Rozier to the Timberwolves and Russell to the Suns? Perhaps the Lakers can get Jae Crowder out of Phoenix in the deal and/or Mason Plumlee/Kelly Oubre Jr. from the Hornets.
The post, from user u/AdMassive6666, has over 65,000 upvotes on Reddit and lays out a pretty believable case that there was indeed foul play involved. Many of the voices in basketball media that I respect the most came out in support of “JJJ,” noting that his Defensive Player of the Year case is very real regardless of what the stats say — or don’t say.
PHOTO | TROY HULL The Charlotte Hornets are playing their basketball of the season during a six-game stretch where they’re 4-2, including 2-0 with the return of LaMelo Ball (right) and Gordon Hayward to the lineup from injury. Just focus on how we can get better from here on out.”
Washington had 27 and the Charlotte Hornets stopped Miami’s three-game win streak with a 122-117 victory over the Heat on Sunday. The Hornets, who have been hampered by injuries all season, have won four of six for the team’s best stretch of the season.
Antetokounmpo was aggressive and dominant from the very start of the game, making his first three shots for seven points as the Bucks raced out to a 12-2 lead. "I made the first three and I knew if I'm able to get the rebound I'm just going to shoot it.
For the fourth time this season Antetokounmpo scored 40 points in back-to-back games, following up his 41-point effort in Indiana on Friday with a 50-piece against the Pelicans. Jonas Valančiūnas had a season-best night vs. the Bucks the last time the two teams met on Dec. 19 in New Orleans, making 7 of 10 three-pointers (and 14 for 24 overall) for 37 points.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 31 points, P.J. Gordon Hayward was a perfect 7 of 7 from the field for 20 points.
LaMelo Ball scored 13 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter as Charlotte improved to 7-16 at home. Jimmy Butler scored 28 points for Miami, and Tyler Herro had 24.
“At the end of the day we have to keep going the way we are right now.” “He's playing confident and getting easy baskets and just bullying guys down low,” Washington said.