TORONTO (AP) — Gerald Henderson scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker added 29 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 103-95 on Thursday night.
Walker made a jumper from just inside the 3-point line with 19.6 seconds to give the Hornets a six-point lead en route to their fourth straight victory. The point guard also had assists and seven rebounds and has scored 25-plus points in each of the wins to help the Hornets match their longest streak of the season.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Toronto cut it to 99-95 with 42.3 seconds remaining on Patrick Patterson’s tip-in, but couldn’t get any closer. The Raptors extended their season-worst losing streak to four games.
Kyle Lowry led Toronto, coming off a six-game trip, with 24 points, seven assists and seven rebounds. Lou Williams added 15 points, and Greivis Vasquez had 11.
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