Walker, Hornets put stop to Magic

All-Star guard Kemba Walker of the struggling Hornets will enter the final year of his contract after this season.

Kemba Walker erupted for 34 points, 10 assists and six rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets fought their way to a 120-113 win over the visiting Orlando Magic on Sunday.

Dwight Howard added 22 points and 10 boards for the Hornets, and Jeremy Lamb scored 20.

Jonathan Simmons scored 27 off the bench to lead the Magic.