Rozier, Bridges Lead Hornets Past Thunder 121-98


Friday, January 21st 2022, 10:36 pm
By: Associated Press


CHARLOTTE, North Carolina -

Terry Rozier scored 24 points, Miles Bridges added 22 points and 14 rebounds and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-98.

P.J. Washington scored 20 and Gordon Hayward 16 for Charlotte which has won seven of eight.

LaMelo Ball finished with 10 points for the Hornets. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 29 points but was held to four in the second half.

Josh Giddey added 21 and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl notched a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

After Oklahoma City cut Charlotte’s lead to 82-73 on Robinson-Earl’s 3-pointer with 4:06 to play in the third, Charlotte pushed its lead to a game-high 25 on a 3-pointer by Bridges.