Les Hornets de Charlotte (en anglais : Charlotte Hornets, « les frelons de Charlotte ») sont une franchise de basket-ball évoluant dans la Division Sud-Est de la Conférence Est de la National Basketball Association (NBA).
Les Hornets ont été fondés en 1988 et ont évolué à Charlotte en Caroline du Nord jusqu en 2002 lorsque la franchise a été délocalisée à La Nouvelle-Orléans. Deux saisons plus tard en 2004, les Bobcats de Charlotte ont été créés en tant qu équipe d expansion.
Dix ans plus tard en 2014, les Hornets de La Nouvelle-Orléans ayant choisi de changer leur nom en Pelicans de La Nouvelle-Orléans, Michael Jordan avec l aval de la Ligue, a permis à la franchise de Charlotte de retrouver son appellation d origine, ses couleurs et son palmarès.
La franchise est dirigée par Michael Jordan depuis 2010. L équipe joue ses matchs à domicile au Spectrum Center depuis 2005.
The Miami Heat showed a strong game against the Houston Rockets, which mainly made Tyler Herro for a stir. Memphis walked across the overwhelmed Charlotte Hornets.
And: Sixers drove their first victory in the era without Ben Simmons.
Charlotte Hornets (1-1) – Memphis Grizzlies (2-0) 98: 128 (Boxscore)
The Grizzlies continue in a good early form and also drove a careful victory against Charlotte. Already in the first quarter, the team led by the good Jaren Jackson Jr. (16 points, 7 rebounds) a 23: 9 run and the break led the guests already with 30 points. Again and again they scanned defensive hatches and at the end alone in the zone whopping 62 points.
Topscorer was at the end of Desmond Bane with 19 points, the two-year experienced 3/5 threes. Also, the entire restarting Five scored two-digit, yes Morant came to 16 points and 8 assists, newcomer Steven Adams delivered a good double-double (15, 16 rebounds). As a team, the Grizzlies hit strong 50 percent out of the field, even if they were noticeably trying to tackle it after the break and used the bank more.
At the Hornets, Terry Rozier supplied with 21 points (6/12) resistant to the Rookie James Bouknight with 17 (7/16) from the bank. Otherwise, apart from Lamelo Ball (13, 5/17, 7 Assists) and Miles Bridges (14) were not much, but the Hornets with Kelly Oubre, Gordon Hayward and Mason Plumlee also lacked three important rotary players, while Memphis only Dillon Brooks was not there.
Philadelphia 76ers (1-1) – Toronto Raptors (1-1) 125: 113 (Boxscore)
Further without Ben Simmons, but for the first time with Joel Embid and Tobias Harris, the Sixers have retracted their first victory of the preseason. The rematch against the Raptors was clearer than the end result indicated – with 18 points, the hosts led to the last quarter before it was even more narrower in the extensive garbage Time.
Philly hit alone in the first half 12 threesome, in the end it was 18/37, for which Seth Curry (15, 4/8 threesome), Georges Niang (16, 4/7) and Isaiah Joe (15, 3 / 4) Responsible. Especially two-year professional Joe operation diligently self-promotion and applied for larger tasks, similar to Tyrese Maxey (14), which made this time from the bank also made a strong game. Embiid (10), on the other hand, left it rather calm.
For the Raptors were O.G. Anunoby (22) and Fred Vanvleet (17) The most striking actors, especially outside, could not keep Toronto with the division rivals (11/37). Isaac Bonga fighting for a fixed square square came from the bench for 6 minutes to use and hit his single litter (added 1 Rebound, Assist and Block).
Houston Rockets (1-1) – Miami Heat (2-0) 106: 113 (Boxscore)
So in the way, the Heat had imagined her new team: New access Kyle Lowry distributed the ball (10 assists in 19 minutes), Duncan Robinson (20 points) made it three rain and the game was dominated in the relevant playing time – 19 points separated both teams in front of the last quarter by using the Rockets against Miami s Third Guard to open a little more.
And then there was still Tyler Herro, who led the bank and left a bear strong impression with 24 points (7/13 FG, 9 rebounds). The third-year profi showed an appealing ball handling and gave the Rockets again and again pullup jumper, very much to the joy of his team.
For the hosts, the talent development is in focus this season, and in the way, Nr.2-Pick Jalen Green Joy, which achieved 20 points (6/15) and almost sent the boards with a fine Crossover Robinson . Daniel Theeis started as a Power Forward and came to 10 points (5/7 FG).
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