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12-9, 1st in Southeast
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Batum's big night on the boards

Nicolas Batum pulled down 15 rebounds on Monday, the second-most by a guard in franchise history after Jeremy Lamb's 17-rebound performance on November 26. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, the Hornets' previous record for rebounds by a guard was 14.

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Balanced Hornets beat Mavericks (0:58)
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Finally, 20/20 vision for Hornets

Charlotte is 11-9 following Monday night's win at Dallas. The Hornets were 12-8 at this point last season. The franchise never had a winning record through 20 games during the previous 11 seasons, the first 10 as the Bobcats.

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Bogut exits Mavs game with knee injury (0:36)
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Dwight Powell posterizes Cody Zeller on alley-oop (0:25)
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Hornets slip to 14th in Power Rankings

Charlotte has lost four of its last six at home, including a heartbreaking loss to the Wolves on Saturday. The defeat ended a run of 22 consecutive wins at home when taking a lead of 10 or more points into the final quarter. Week 7 Power Rankings

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Conversations: Marc Stein with Kemba Walker

Hornets G Kemba dishes on the secrets to his strong start this season, his All-Star aspirations, how much college championships matter and what it's really like to play Michael Jordan.

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BPI tabs Hornets as best in Southeast

ESPN's Basketball Power Index gives Charlotte the best chance at winning the Southeastern Division title, more than double the Hawks' share (30 percent). But it doesn't translate to any chance at a title.

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Towns bursts to the basket in OT (0:22)
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Muhammad skies for the dunk (0:25)
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Towns drives and rocks the rim with one hand (0:27)
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Wiggins flies down court to beat buzzer (0:25)
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Kemba finds Zeller for dunk (0:21)

Tom Haberstroh ESPN Staff Writer 

Some MIN-CHA pregame research: Minnesota's second-half woes have turned around in a big way lately. +22 over last five games after halftime.

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Two players to watch in the Timberwolves' game at the Hornets. Karl-Anthony Towns has averaged 33.5 points and 13.0 rebounds in his last two games. In his last two games against the Timberwolves, Kemba Walker has averaged 32.0 points and shot 62 percent from the field.

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Skate night in the NBA (0:58)
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Walker, Hornets hold off Mavericks (0:55)
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Pistons' Drummond fined $15K for Hibbert hit

After being ejected from Tuesday's game for an elbow to the head of Hornets center Roy Hibbert, Pistons big man Andre Drummond smiled and mockingly clapped the call as he walked off the court.

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.311th
Rebounds Per Game45.65th
Assists Per Game24.13rd
Points Allowed103.013th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-17129.571
2015-164834.585
2014-153349.402
2013-144339.524
2012-132161.256

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