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Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) aims a jumper as Utah Jazz's Rodney Hood (5) defends during Monday's game in Charlotte, N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. >> Kemba Walker scored a franchise-record 52 points and the Charlotte Hornets won in double overtime, beating the Utah Jazz 124-119 on Monday.

Walker made 16 of 34 shots from the field, including 6 of 11 3-pointers. He was 14 of 15 on free throws.

Walker broke the franchise mark of 48 points set by Glen Rice on March 6, 1997, in an overtime win against Boston.

Marvin Williams added 19 points for the Hornets, and Frank Kaminsky scored 17. Cody Zeller had 14 points.

Gordon Hayward scored 36 points for Utah, which trailed 65-50 with 6:11 remaining in the third quarter. Trey Burke added 25 and Rudy Gobert had 14 points and 14 rebounds.

KNICKS 119, 76ERS 113, 2 OT

Carmelo Anthony returned from a two-game absence and made a tying 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds left in regulation, and the Knicks beat the 76ers in two overtimes.

Anthony was just 7 for 28 from the field after sitting out two games with a sprained right ankle, but he made the most important shot he took, a 3-pointer from straight away over Nerlens Noel after the Knicks were on the verge of losing a game they led by 18 points in the third quarter.

They finally won it in the second extra period, sparked by two baskets and a blocked shot from reserve guard Langston Galloway.

Arron Afflalo led the Knicks with 25 points and Anthony had 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.

Philadelphia's Ish Smith had 16 points and 16 assists.



C.J. McCollum made six 3-pointers and scored 25 points, helping Portland rebound from its worst loss of the season.

Portland was up by 17 points in the first half, but Washington grabbed the lead in the third quarter. The Trail Blazers responded with a 23-1 run.

Meyers Leonard added 18 points for Portland, which lost 114-89 at lowly Philadelphia on Saturday. Damian Lillard scored 16 points, and Mason Plumlee had 10 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.

Washington star John Wall was limited to nine points on 4-of-17 shooting. He had 36 points and 13 assists in Saturday's 119-117 loss to Boston.


Marc Gasol had 16 points and 10 rebounds, leading the balanced Grizzlies to the victory.

Matt Barnes, Jeff Green and Courtney Lee also had 16 points apiece for Memphis, which has won three in a row and five of six. Mike Conley added 15 points and 10 assists.

Lee converted a free throw with 3.5 seconds left. He missed the second one, but Gasol tapped the ball into the backcourt, and Barnes let it roll until time expired.

Jrue Holiday led the Pelicans with 23 points and nine assists. Anthony Davis had 21 points, eight rebounds and three blocks, and Ryan Anderson scored 14 points.


Pau Gasol had 31 points and 12 rebounds, and Chicago won again without Joakim Noah.

Noah dislocated his left shoulder Friday and likely will miss the rest of the season, but the Bulls have had success without him. They improved to 9-2 in 2015-16 when he doesn't play.

Ersan Ilyasova had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Detroit, which was outplayed after taking a 13-point lead in the first quarter. The Pistons also lost their cool, getting called for three technical fouls in the third. Detroit guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope received two of them and was ejected.

Derrick Rose had 20 points and Jimmy Butler added 16 for Chicago.