Rozier, Washington assist Hornets rally previous Warmth 122-117
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 31 factors, P.J. Washington had 27 and the Charlotte Hornets stopped Miami’s three-game win streak with a 122-117 victory over the Warmth on Sunday.
LaMelo Ball scored 13 of his 19 factors within the fourth quarter as Charlotte improved to 7-16 at residence. Gordon Hayward was an ideal 7 of seven from the sphere for 20 factors.
Rozier additionally had seven assists and 6 rebounds. He was 11 for 19 from the sphere, together with a 5-for-11 efficiency from 3-point vary.
Jimmy Butler scored 28 factors for Miami, and Tyler Herro had 24.
The Warmth led 62-58 after Rozier banked in a 3 from the midcourt brand to shut out the primary half.
Miami went on a 10-1 run to begin the third quarter. Herro knocked down two 3-pointers to assist the Warmth open a 13-point lead.
However Charlotte got here storming again behind Washington and Rozier, who started pulling down pictures from deep.
Charlotte pushed the result in 12 with 5:54 left on a turnaround jumper by Rozier.
Miami rallied with a 10-0 run. Kyle Lowry discovered Bam Adebayo inside for a layup to chop the result in 108-106.
However Charlotte had one other burst as Mason Plumlee obtained the ball after Rozier gained a soar ball and drove to the basket for a rating. Ball canned an open 3-pointer to place Charlotte again up 114-106 with 1:50 left.
Washington’s rebound and rating off his personal miss stored Charlotte up by seven and Plumlee dunked off a move from Washington to place the sport away within the remaining minute.
Charlotte shot 54.2% from the sphere and outrebounded Miami 47-36.
Warmth: Adebayo scored 17 factors, however he solely had 4 rebounds.
Hornets: Plumlee entered the sport capturing 76.5% from the sphere over his final 20 video games, the best proportion by any participant in any 20-game span because the ABA-NBA merger in 1976-77, per Stathead. … Charlotte’s profession main scorer Kemba Walker attended the sport.
Warmth: Proceed a four-game highway journey Tuesday at Cleveland.
Hornets: Play 5 of their subsequent six video games on the highway starting Tuesday at Milwaukee.
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