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Hornets beat Bucks, Jefferson hurts calf

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker scored 22 points, and the Charlotte Hornets overcame the loss of center Al Jefferson to hold off the Milwaukee Bucks 87-82 on Sunday.

Nicolas Batum added 15 points, Jeremy Lamb 14 and Marvin Williams 12 for the Hornets, who have now won five of six, all at home.

Khris Middleton scored 19 points for the Bucks, who have lost three straight. Greg Monroe added 17 points and 10 rebounds, O.J. Mayo 12, Jerryd Bayless 11 and Jabari Parker 10.


Rebounds Per Game
Rank Name RPG
1 A. Drummond, Det17.1
2 D. Jordan, LAC12.6
3 K. Love, Cle11.8
4 H. Whiteside, Mia11.4
5 R. Gobert, Uta10.8
6 A. Davis, NO10.5
7 T. Thompson, Cle10.3
8 P. Gasol, Chi10.1
9 G. Monroe, Mil9.8
10 Z. Pachulia, Dal9.5
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Blocks Per Game
Rank Name BPG
1 H. Whiteside, Mia4.80
2 D. Jordan, LAC2.88
3 R. Gobert, Uta2.77
4 S. Ibaka, OKC2.53
5 A. Davis, NO2.36
6 K. Towns, Min2.25
7 R. Hibbert, LAL2.13
8 B. Lopez, Bkn2.06
9 K. Porzingis, NY1.88
10 P. Gasol, Chi1.79
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