With no immediate sign that any of these three players – who all rank within the top five on the team in scoring and account for a majority of the overall playmaking – are returning soon, Hornets Head Coach James Borrego has been steadfast about pushing forward and trusting the organization’s next-man-up approach. I think these are the moments you learn a lot about your team and the identity and culture you’ve built,” he said. When you go through these tough times, what will you be about?
Charlotte Hornets (27-24) vs. Atlanta Hawks (28-25) Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 1 PM EST (Spectrum Center) Bally Sports and WFNZ 610 AM or 102.5 FM Last time out: Hornets won, 113-105 on Jan. 9, 2021 in Charlotte Hornets Ride Next-Man-Up Mentality to 4-2 Road Trip Showing A banged-up Charlotte squad took advantage of some breaks along the way and closed out its six-game road stretch with a 127-119 win and a 4-2 record in Milwaukee on Friday night.
The Milwaukee Bucks were without all five of their usual starters Friday night as they hosted the Charlotte Hornets a night after losing at Dallas. Reigning two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out his fourth straight game with a sore left knee. He missed his sixth game in the last 11.