Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Charlotte Hornets (CHA) and the Detroit Pistons (DET) on March 12, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time), at Spectrum Center.
The Hornets found its groove late in the fourth quarter to seal the deal and all of that happen while franchise owner Michael Jordan and looks like he’s impressed with his team’s victory.
Terry Rozier may struggle almost in the entire ball-game yet was able to bounce big time in the decisive quarter where he dropped 12 of last Charlotte’s 15 points. The other three-points were contributed by PJ Washington.
From four-point play to a difficult contested floater, those were the offensive moves displayed by “Scary Terry” to bring his squad to a comfortable lead.
Washington led Charlotte with his 20 points and nine boards while Gordon Hayward added 17 points for the victorious team.
For the Pistons side, their leading scorer was Jerami Grant with his 32 points and eight boards. Now that Blake Griffin already left Detroit, Grant’s role with their team will be more significant. Saddiq Bey added 14 points where most of his points came in the first half and unable to contribute in the third and final quarters.
The next game for Charlotte is on against the Toronto Raptors while Detroit will face the surging Brooklyn Nets, both games are scheduled this coming Sunday
Charlotte vs Detroit
Quarters: 27-33; 32-26; 33-24; 31-28
Hornets (105) – Hayward 17, Washington 20, Zeller 15, Rozier 17, Ball 7, Bridges, 6, Graham 7, Monk 9, Biyombo 2, Martin 5
Pistons (102) – Grant 32, Bey 14, Plumlee 9, Mykhailiuk 11, Wright 5, Steward 7, Smith Jr. 6, Ellington 5, Jackson 9, McGruder 4