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Charlotte Hornets (48-34)


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@ Mia 
W 90-88
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L 90-97
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L 73-106
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Jordan gives $2M; looks to build trust between blacks, cops

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Michael Jordan finally spoke out on Monday about racial tensions in America in hopes of easing conflicts between blacks and law enforcement.

The NBA great and Charlotte Hornets owner announced he is giving $1 million to the Institute for Community-Police Relations and another $1 million to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. The aim is to help build trust following several shootings around the country.

"As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers," Jordan said in a statement. "I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well."

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Leaders
Points: Kemba Walker20.9
Rebounds: Al Jefferson6.4
Assists: Nicolas Batum5.8
FG%: Marvin Williams45.2%
Steals: Kemba Walker1.56
Blocks: Marvin Williams0.95
Defense (Rank)
Points: 100.7 (9)
Rebounds: 44.7 (22)
Assists: 23.2 (21)
FG%: 44.4% (11)
FT%: 76.9% (25)
3P%: 34.9% (14)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 103.4 (11)
Rebounds: 43.9 (14)
Assists: 21.7 (19)
FG%: 43.9% (25)
FT%: 79.0% (5)
3P%: 36.2% (7)
Standings
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Miami 48 34 .585 --
x-Atlanta 48 34 .585 --
x-Charlotte 48 34 .585 --
Washington 41 41 .500 7.0
Orlando 35 47 .427 13.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/25/2016 Mike Tobey Signed as Free Agent
7/14/2016 Christian Wood Signed as Free Agent
7/10/2016 Marvin Williams Re-Signed
7/10/2016 Marvin Williams Re-Signed
7/7/2016 Marco Belinelli Traded For rights to Malachi Richardson
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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