Chuma Okeke

Chuma Okeke

Height/Weight: 6' 8"/229 lbs
Born: Atlanta, Georgia
College: Auburn
Draft: 2019 1st round (16th pick) by the

    Game Recap: Magic 119, Hornets 113

    The Magic defeated the Hornets, 119-113. Paolo Banchero recorded 22 points, ten rebounds and five assists for the Magic, while Wendell Carter Jr. added 20 points and 12 rebounds in the victory. LaMelo Ball tallied 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Hornets in the losing effort. The Magic improve to 22-32, while the Hornets fall to 15-40.

  • Charlotte Observer

    After losing to Orlando, it’s fair to wonder: Have we seen the last of a Hornets vet or two?

    Charlotte Hornets Mason Plumlee and Kelly Oubre appear to be the most logical players who could be on the move as the NBA trade deadline approaches.

  • The Canadian Press

    Banchero, Magic win as Hornets struggle from foul line

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Paolo Banchero had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Wendell Carter Jr. added 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Orlando Magic took advantage of Charlotte's poor foul shooting to beat the Hornets 119-113 Sunday. The Hornets made just one of nine free throws in the fourth quarter while Orlando was going 13 of 15. Charlotte finished 11 of 23 from the line in its fourth straight loss — Orlando wound up 27 of 30 on foul shots. Markelle Fultz had 16 points and Frank Wagner chipped in w