NBA Basketball

Charlotte Hornets (27-24)


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L 99-120
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vs. Orl
W 122-112
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Pelicans beat Hornets 112-110 to keep play-in hopes alive

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans aren't ready to concede a spot in the play-in tournament just yet.

Eric Bledsoe had 24 points and 11 assists, Jaxson Hayes added 18 points and six blocks and the short-handed Pelicans kept their postseason hopes alive with a 112-110 come-from-behind victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night.

James Johnson added 17 points and Willy Hernangomez had 16 rebounds for the Pelicans, who pulled within 1 1/2 games of the San Antonio Spurs for the 10th spot in the Western Conference. The Spurs have five games left; the Pelicans four.

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Leaders
Points: Terry Rozier20.3
Rebounds: Cody Zeller6.7
Assists: LaMelo Ball6.2
FG%: Miles Bridges50.6%
Steals: LaMelo Ball1.61
Blocks: PJ Washington1.25
Defense (Rank)
Points: 111.1 (12)
Rebounds: 45.0 (19)
Assists: 27.2 (30)
FG%: 46.6% (16)
FT%: 74.7% (1)
3P%: 36.4% (11)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 109.7 (22)
Rebounds: 43.7 (19)
Assists: 26.9 (3)
FG%: 45.8% (21)
FT%: 75.8% (24)
3P%: 37.6% (9)
Standings
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
Atlanta 37 31 .544 --
Miami 37 31 .544 --
Charlotte 33 35 .485 4.0
Washington 32 36 .471 5.0
Orlando 21 47 .309 16.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/25/2021 Brad Wanamaker Traded
12/22/2020 Malik Monk Reinstate/Suspension
12/19/2020 Keandre Cook Waived
12/19/2020 Javin DeLaurier Waived
12/19/2020 Xavier Sneed Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/3/2021 Gordon Hayward Right foot sprain
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