Thursday April 28th, 2016

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Hornets guard Courtney Lee hit the shot that gave Charlotte a 3–2 series lead in its opening-round series against Miami, thanks to a little massage therapy and bible study.

Lee grabbed a crucial offensive board with under 30 seconds to go in a one-point game, and moments later buried a three to put Charlotte ahead for good, 90–88 with 25.2 remaining.

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After the game, Lee credited a recent combination massage-bible study session with helping him hit the game-winner.

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The Hornets picked up their third straight win, and earned the chance to clinch the series at home on Friday. More prayer and massage therapy will certainly be in store.

– Kenny Ducey

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