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Pistons Sweep Season Series from Hornets

The Hornets fall to 16-49 on the season.

DETROIT, MI - It's officially a weird stretch of games for the Charlotte Hornets. With Monday night's 114-97 loss to the Detroit Pistons, the Hornets have an unexpected win over Brooklyn, sandwiched around losses to two of the worst teams in the association.

The Pistons scored 34 points in the first and held a seven-point advantage at the midway point, partially due to the Hornets inability to get to the free throw line. The start of the second half was eerily similar, except Charlotte hoisted up six free throws - two more than they had in the entire first half.

Charlotte erased what was a 19-point deficit, all the way down to seven by the five-minute mark in the fourth with a triple from Miles Bridges. Unfortunately for the Hornets, that would be the closest they would get.

Best of the Night: Brandon Miller

The rookie didn't have the touch from deep tonight but he was 4/7 from inside the arc and had seven assists and five rebounds to go along with his 19 points. He also added a steal and a block to his stat line and had a clean handle with zero turnovers.

Worst of the Night: Bench

Charlotte's bench was almost non-existent tonight, churning out just 11 points on 4/20 shooting. Davis Bertans had seven of the eleven in 26 minutes of action.

Highlight of the Night:

Next up: Hornets at Grizzlies, Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST.