Kemba Walker scored 26 points and rookie Malik Monk scored 25 as the Charlotte Hornets out-raced the Milwaukee Bucks 126-121 on Wednesday.
Dwight Howard added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Hornets, who appear to be coming together quickly. Jeremy Lamb tacked on 16 points.
The Bucks were led by Khris Middleton‘s 43 points. Malcolm Brogdon added 20 and Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 14 and grabbed 13 rebounds.