Terry Rozier won a decisive jump between two and scored a pair of free throws near the end that helped the Charlotte Hornets to beat 106-102 to the Golden State Warriors, who broke a streak of seven consecutive wins.
The wing-pvot Draymond Green se emparej con Rozier in half court with 17 seconds to play, which forced the jump between two. Rozier, from 1.85 meters, super in the jump to Green, 2.01 meters and the Hornets controlled the ball to put the fans on their feet.
The Warriors were forced to foul Rozier, who made both free throws with 12.7 seconds remaining to give Charlotte a difference of two possessions. Golden State missed its last two field goals.
Rozier finished with 20 points, Miles Bridges had 22 leading, LaMelo Ball 21 and Cody Martin 12 with eight rebounds.. The Hornets won their third straight game after a five-game slump.
The Canadian forward Andrew Wiggins anot 28 puntos as Warriors leader and All-Star point guard Stephen Curry had a double-double of 24 points and 10 assists in his annual hometown game, but this time he couldn’t be a winning factor for the Golden State team.
After eight straight home games, heThe Warriors fell to 11-2, the best in the league.
The game was always even and there were 25 leader changes on the scoreboard and neither team had an advantage greater than seven points.
The intensity went up after the forward Charlotte’s Kelly Oubre Jr. committed a technical double foul and was sent off early in the fourth period for complaining that a referee did not call a foul in favor.