Hornets win 12th straight vs. Magic

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Kemba Walker scored 26 points and Nicolas Batum added 15 to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 120-88 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.

Miles Bridges had 15 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 12 as the Hornets beat the Magic for the 12th straight time. Charlotte limited the Orlando to just 33.3 percent shooting and 54 points in the first three periods.

Terrence Ross came off the bench and led the Magic with 14 points. Nikola Vucevic and Evan Fournier had 12 points apiece for Orlando, which trailed by 20 at halftime and never got closer than 15 points in the second half.


Assists per game
Rank Name APG
1 R. Rondo, LAL11.0
2t J. Barea, Dal10.0
2t J. Harden, Hou10.0
2t E. Payton, NO10.0
5 B. Simmons, Phi9.5
6t S. Curry, GS9.0
6t J. Wall, Was9.0
8t G. Antetokounmpo, Mil8.0
8t R. Arcidiacono, Chi8.0
8t A. Davis, NO8.0
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Steals Per Game
Rank Name SPG
1t J. Butler, Min4.00
1t P. George, OKC4.00
1t G. Hayward, Bos4.00
1t J. Ingles, Uta4.00
5t A. Davis, NO3.00
5t J. Dudley, Bkn3.00
5t D. Fox, Sac3.00
5t M. Gasol, Mem3.00
5t D. Green, GS3.00
5t J. Harden, Hou3.00
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