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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.
Chasity Melvin has been hired by the Hornets' G League team, the Greensboro Swarm, as an assistant coach, becoming the first female coach in Hornets and Swarm history.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points, 18 rebounds and eight assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled the Charlotte Hornets' celebration of 30 years of basketball with a 113-112 victory in the season opener for both teams Wednesday night.
Bobby Marks ESPN
Milwaukee has gotten really good minutes from Ersan Ilayasova and Donte DiVincenzo so far in the first half. The rookie gives the Bucks a different dimension that they haven't had in the past. 19 points combined for the pair at the half.
Welcome to a new NBA season full of new looks, new courts and the full force of LockerVision.
Points Per Game116.0Tied-8th
Rebounds Per Game48.012th
Assists Per Game26.5Tied-6th