Hornets vs Pistons Recap: NBA Monday

Hornets vs Pistons recap for Monday, February 27th, 2023. The Pistons (now 15-46 this season) lost to the Hornets, who are now 20-43.

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The Charlotte Hornets are hot out of the blue. They hosted the Detroit Pistons on Monday in a game between two teams, neither of which can have any kind of playoff hopes this season.

The Hornets, with another double-double performance from Mark Williams, won the game in a contest that was not close as time expired. They put up a double-digit margin of victory in the game, winning by 11 points. The final score was Detroit 106, and Charlotte 117 as the Hornets won five straight games for the 1st time this season. However, the victory came at the cost of their best player.

Pistons @ Hornets Monday: James Wiseman scores 23

With the loss, the Pistons are now 15-46 overall on the season. They entered the game with some injury problems as Jalen Duren, their starting center, wasn’t able to play. James Wiseman saw an uptick in minutes and he was effective in scoring, leading the game with 23 points.

Charlotte Hornets: Recent Form Alert

  • Charlotte Hornets were 15-43 (February 12th, 2023)
  • Following Monday’s game, they are 20-43
  • Charlotte is 5-0 in their last five games

Meanwhile, the Hornets improved to 20-43 with the 11-point victory. LaMelo Ball came out of the game with an injury, one that appeared to be in his right leg at first. Charlotte will likely need a positive update regarding his injury if they are going to keep up their momentum. Early tweets on the matter are not promising as it sound as though he has fractured his ankle. At present, the Hornets are still well outside of the play-in tournament’s final spot.

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