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Hawks hammer cold-shooting Hornets 113-91

Miles Bridges and LaMelo Ball each dropped 19 points for Charlotte.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Trae Young had 30 points and tied a season-high with eight 3-pointers, and the streaky Atlanta Hawks defeated the cold-shooting Charlotte Hornets 113-91. It was the Hawks' fourth straight win. 

Miles Bridges and LaMelo Ball each finished with 19 points for the Hornets, who missed their first 19 3-point attempts and shot 11.1% from beyond the arc.

PJ Washington and Kelly Oubre Jr. both added scored in double figures for Charlotte with 12 points each.

De’Andre Hunter chipped in with 20 points for the Hawks, who led by 27 in the fourth quarter. 

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Charlotte is now 26-21 overall. The Hornets will look to get back into the win column on the road against the Toronto Raptors. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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