Miles Bridges scored 31 factors, Gordon Hayward added 24 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 120-111 on Wednesday evening for his or her fourth win in 5 video games.

Bridges, who scored 30 or extra factors for the third time in 4 video games, hit a 3-pointer with 1:02 remaining to place the sport away for the Hornets, whose solely lack of the season got here in extra time towards Boston on Monday evening.

Cole Anthony led Orlando with 24 factors and 6 assists. Wendell Carter Jr. added 20 factors and 10 rebounds for the Magic, who dedicated eight turnovers within the fourth quarter after main for many of the sport.

Jalen McDaniels got here off the bench to attain 16 factors, hitting a 3-pointer to place Charlotte forward for retains with 8:18 left. LaMelo Ball adopted shortly with one other 3-pointer, and Bridges returned to the court docket to assist the Hornets keep forward.

After the Hornets erased an early 12-point Orlando lead, Bridges and Hayward mixed for 21 factors within the second quarter to assist the Hornets lead 64-61 at halftime.

Anthony and Gary Harris rallied the Magic to an 85-77 lead within the third quarter, however Bridges responded with eight straight factors for Charlotte.

The Hornets shot 52% for the sport and had a 40-33 edge in rebounds, led by Miles Plumlee’s 10.


Hornets: Bridges is capturing 53% for the season (44 for 83). … G Terry Rozier (sprained left ankle) labored out Wednesday and is hopeful of enjoying Friday. … F P.J. Washington missed a second sport with a proper knee sprain.

Magic: The Magic are 55-56 all-time towards Charlotte, having misplaced 19 of the final 26 conferences. … Rookie Jalen Suggs, who had eight factors and 5 assists, is capturing 29% (18 for 63) after 5 video games. … F Chuma Okeke (hip), G Michael Carter-Williams (ankle) and G E’Twaun Moore (knee) have but to play within the common season, although not one of the accidents is taken into account long-term.


Hornets: At Miami on Friday evening.

Magic: At Toronto on Friday evening.