CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker scored 22 factors and Frank Kaminsky added 16 to guide the Charlotte Hornets to their fourth victory in six video games, 99-88 over the Utah Jazz on Friday evening.
Marvin Williams scored 15 and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 12 for Charlotte, which gained regardless of an off evening for Dwight Howard, who scored simply two first-half factors. Howard completed with eight factors on 2-of-9 taking pictures. He additionally went four for 10 from the foul line.
Nicolas Batum and Jeremy Lamb added 11 factors apiece for Charlotte.
Howard, held to 4 factors Dec. 31 in a street sport in opposition to the Los Angeles Clippers, led Charlotte with 13 rebounds. He picked up a technical foul within the first quarter for arguing a non-call.
Donovan Mitchell scored 35 factors for Utah, which has misplaced 14 of 19. Rodney Hood added 15 and Royce O’Neale 11 for Utah, which had been 10-Three when holding opponents to 100 factors or fewer.
Mitchell, whose father performed school baseball at Charlotte, had 22 factors at halftime on 7-of-12 taking pictures for the Jazz, who shot higher from Three within the first half (46. %) than from the sphere (39 %).
Jazz: Ahead Thabo Sefolosha left the sport with a knee damage within the second interval. . Rudy Gobert missed his 13th consecutive sport (knee). . Utah has gained seven of the previous 10 matchups with Charlotte.
Hornets: Coach Steve Clifford will rejoin the staff for apply on Tuesday. Clifford, who left the staff Dec. 6 due to well being causes, will coach the Hornets Wednesday in opposition to Washington. . Charlotte has had 5 totally different main scorers in its previous 11 video games.
Jazz: Host Pacers on Monday evening.
Hornets: Host Thunder on Saturday afternoon.
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