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2017 Schedule
24-33, 4th in Southeast
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Kemba invokes shades of MJ (0:41)
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Caldwell-Pope powers Pistons in win over Hornets (1:37)
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Pistons rally from 18 down, beat Hornets 114-108 in OT

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 33 points, including three 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter during a pulsating Detroit rally, and the Pistons outlasted the Charlotte Hornets 114-108 in OT.

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Kemba stops on a dime, hits jumper (0:27)
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Caldwell-Pope hits dagger 3-pointer in overtime win (0:26)
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Caldwell-Pope drives for two-hand throwdown (0:20)
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Kemba weaves through D for layup (0:21)
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Kemba flashes the handle for the jumper (0:22)
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Kemba crosses over Jackson and throws a no-look pass (0:20)
2d

Hornets' Plumlee out at least 2 weeks

The Hornets will be without backup center Miles Plumlee for at least two weeks after an MRI revealed a second degree calf strain in his right leg.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Charlotte Hornets aggressively pursuing Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Williams, league sources tell ESPN. As @ESPNSteinLine notes, most likely to be dealt.

Stats & Info

Hornets have a shot at playoffs

Despite being 2.5 games back of the eighth seed in the East, Charlotte is getting better odds to make the playoffs than Miami (two games back). Milwaukee (one game back) is at 34 percent.

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4dMarc Stein

Hornets slip two notches to No. 25

In a one-time offer, Marc Stein calls upon you, the loyal Power Rankings fan, to provide the arguments for this week's assessments.

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Vote: NBA's second-half burning questions

Before the NBA's second half begins, SportsNation looks ahead to ask: Who will make the playoffs? And who can challenge the Warriors and Cavaliers? Vote now!

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

The East All-Stars are rolling with small ball to start the second quarter, with point guards Isaiah Thomas (5-foot-9) and Kemba Walker (6-foot-1) sharing a backcourt. John Wall, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony round out the unit.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker shoots a score of 19 in the first round of the 3-Point Contest.

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World dumps U.S. in Rising Stars Challenge

Jamal Murray scored 36 points and Pelicans rookie Buddy Hield added 28, to the delight of the locals, as the World squad beat the U.S. 150-141 in the Rising Stars Challenge.

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7dZach Lowe

Lowe's 10 Things: The Hornets

The Hornets are 7-19 since just before Christmas, and they have one of the bleakest long-term outlooks in the league. Charlotte should resist the temptation to trade another future pick for a 30-something quick fix like Lou Williams.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

First-time All-Star Kemba Walker says he's just trying to soak it all in this weekend.

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Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Hornets star Kemba Walker gets mic'd up and gets some last minute instruction before his 1-on-1 interview with ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.518th
Rebounds Per Game44.95th
Assists Per Game23.211th
Points Allowed104.410th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-172433.421
2015-164834.585
2014-153349.402
2013-144339.524
2012-132161.256

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