Ramello Ball scored 28 points and 13 rebounds to help Charlotte win the last six of seven games-including two games against Washington last week.
Montrez Harrell scored 24 points and a season-high 18 rebounds for the Cavaliers, while Kentavios Caldwell-Pope scored 17 points, Bradley Beal scored 18 points and Kay Kuzma had 11 points and 13 rebounds.
this Wizards He trailed by as many as 17 points in the second half, but with 51.6 seconds left in the game, Caldwell-Pope made a 3-pointer and used a late 7-0 rebound to narrow the score to 105-103.
Miles Bridges missed a dunk, but after Harrell’s error, the ball returned to Rozier’s hands. Rozier hit his last three-pointer in the first six three-pointers of the night and made 8 of 11 shots from beyond the three-point line.
Charlotte made 15 of 31 three-pointers, while Washington’s four-game winning streak at home only made 9 of 36 shots.
Hornets: Improved to 9-1 with a three-quarter lead. …Charlotte made 9 of 15 shots from 3 in the first half. …Seven different players have at least one steal. … PJ Washington (left elbow hyperextension) is out.
Wizards: Bill knocked a ball runner out of bounds in the third game. After the game, the star guard collided with fists. …Harrell gained the technique in the fourth game.
It’s time to go
Washington Fs Rui Hachimura (individual) and Davis Bertans (sprained left ankle) were assigned to Go-Go, the capital of the G League, on Monday. Coach Wes Unseld Jr. stated that Bertans, who has averaged 6.1 points and 33% of three-pointers in seven games, will participate in the team’s upcoming four games. His last appearance was on November 1st in Atlanta, where he lost 118-111. Hachimura has not played this season after averaging 13.8 points and 5.5 rebounds in 57 games in the 2020-21 season.
Hornets: On Wednesday in Orlando.
Wizards: On Wednesday in New Orleans.
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