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2018 Schedule
8-9, 2nd in Southeast
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Lamb leads Hornets past Wizards (1:14)
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Howard, Hornets rally to beat Wizards 129-124 in overtime

Dwight Howard had 26 points and 13 rebounds, including a key block at the end of regulation and a crucial offensive rebound in overtime, in the Charlotte Hornets' 129-124 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.

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Walker sinks go-ahead 3-pointer (0:18)
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Howard shuts down Beal with block (0:24)
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Howard puts down nice slam (0:15)
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Lamb keeps it going with dunk (0:20)
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Lamb provides spark off the bench (0:20)
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NBA player rankings Week 5: Kemba in top five

According to game score, Kemba Walker's 47-point performance against the Bulls was the second-best game of his career and best by any player in a loss so far this season.

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Howard regains Superman form with 20-20 game (0:28)
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Howard's big night lifts Hornets (1:17)
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Kaminsky turns on spin cycle (0:20)
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Walker hits tough and-1 layup (0:17)
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Lamb hits the Timberwolves with a flashy reverse-layup (0:14)
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Howard rejects Gibson (0:23)
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Walker fuels Hornets' win against struggling Clippers (0:50)
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Lamb scores and-1 alley-oop layup (0:21)
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Howard spikes Lou Williams' shot (0:18)
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Howard spins around Griffin for alley-oop (0:26)
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Kemba lighting up the United Center

In a 123-120 loss to the Bulls on Friday, Hornets guard Kemba Walker finished with 47 points on 63 percent shooting. He scored 34 when visiting Chicago in January of last season, giving him 81 points in the past two trips to the United Center. Walker is the fourth player to score 80-plus points in two straight road games against the Bulls, joining Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry Stackhouse. (Elias)

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Hornets are due at crunch time

Charlotte lost 123-120 on Friday night in Chicago but will try to change its luck in close games on Saturday night, when the Clippers visit Spectrum Center. The Hornets will also try to snap an overall six-game losing streak.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.914th
Rebounds Per Game47.53rd
Assists Per Game19.927th
Points Allowed106.518th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1889.471
2016-173646.439
2015-164834.585
2014-153349.402
2013-144339.524