• Washington Wizards' Ramon Sessions (7) gets called for the foul as he tries to get his shot off as he bumps into Charlotte Hornets' Jeremy Lin (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

    Batum’s 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past W

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nicolas Batum had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Washington Wizards 108-104 on Saturday night.

  • Wake Forest forward Devin Thomas (2) walks off the court after the Deacons lost to Florida State 91-71 in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Andrew Dye/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Beasley scores 16 as Seminoles beat Deacons, 91-71

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Florida State’s players have finally figured out that it takes more than scoring to win games — it takes a little defense, as well.

  • Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin, left, and center Frank Kaminsky, right, battle Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic for a loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

    Whiteside gets triple-double as Heat hold off Hornets 98-95

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hassan Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, and the Miami Heat came up with two key steals in the closing seconds of a 98-95 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.

  • Charlotte Hornets center Frank Kaminsky, right, drives into Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

    Lin scores 24 as Hornets rally to beat Cavaliers 106-97

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 106-97 on Wednesday night.

  • Hornets G Walker sits out game vs Cavs with sore knee

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss Wednesday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sore left knee.