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Hornets Down Phoenix 124-121 - Match Report

Malik Monk scored 29 points for Charlotte on Wednesday, leading the Hornets to a 124-121 victory over Phoenix at PHX Arena.

Bettors who backed the Hornets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +9.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 225.0.

Gordon Hayward had 20 points for Charlotte and LaMelo Ball chipped in with 20 points. LaMelo Ball had 8 assists for the Hornets, while Bismack Biyombo was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

The Suns got a 33-point performance from Devin Booker, who was supported by 20 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul had 10 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Deandre Ayton grabbed 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 67-66 at the break.

Charlotte won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-41.

Charlotte heads into a battle against the Warriors. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.