CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hornets proprietor Michael Jordan says frivolously smacking the again of second-year guard Malik Monk’s head in closing seconds of Wednesday night time’s win towards the Pistons was a “faucet of endearment.”
Jeremy Lamb hit a 22-foot jumper from the appropriate wing with three-tenths of a second left, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied from a late, 10-point deficit for a wild 108-107 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night time.
Monk and teammate Bismack Biyombo ran from the bench on to the court docket to rejoice as Jeremy Lamb launched a 22-footer game-winning shot with zero.three seconds left. Officers gathered on the scorer’s desk and assessed the Hornets a one-shot technical foul for having six males on the ground.
Jordan advised The Related Press Thursday there was no malicious intent when he playfully smacked Monk on the again of his head.
The Hornets proprietor, says “It was like a massive brother and little brother faucet. No damaging intent. Solely love!”
The Pistons made the technical, however Lamb’s basket was allowed to stand and the Hornets won 108-107.