NBA “The Hornets are one of the most attractive teams to watch,” says the former Lakers point guard.
El base novato LaMelo Ball again showed the progress in his game by contributing a double-double of 24 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, which helped the Charlotte Hornets to win for 119-94 to the decimated Houston Rockets and they got the second consecutive victory.
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Ball, who established new professional brand with seven triples, lead the balanced attack of the Hornets (12-13), which had six players with two-digit numbers. The Californian player became the third rookie in league history to score seven 3-pointers and dispense at least 10 assists in a game. Something that until now they had only achieved Jason Kidd y Stephen Curry.
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The eaves reserve Miles Bridges also achieved a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds, which made him the Hornets’ sixth player.
While the starting forward Gordon Hayward also scored 19 points, including three triples, grabbed six rebounds, and dished out four assists..
Point guard Devonte Graham missed his second straight game with a groin strain.
Charlotte’s team is 10-0 this season when it leads into the fourth quarter.
The match was even until the fourth quarter when the Hornets opened it on a 19-1 streak and there the Rockets’ chances of victory are over (11-12).
Listen to him Victor Oladipo had 21 points as the Rockets leader, who lost only for the third time in the last 10 games.
The guard-forward Ben McLemore had 15 points off the bench after scoring four triples and finished as the Rockets’ sixth player.
Power forward PJ Tucker fouled three times in the first eight minutes of the game and did not score, showing that his days are numbered in Houston.
The Rockets played jug without three of his four best scorers such as John Wall, guard Eric Gordon and power forward Christian Wood. Gordon and Wall were given a night’s rest, while Wood missed his second straight game with a sprained right ankle. Together the trio score more than 59 points per game.
Coach Stephen Silas said he expects Wall and Gordon to play Tuesday night, but said Oladipo would not participate.
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