LAS VEGAS, Nev. -The Charlotte Hornets summer league squad was able to take down the reigning NBA champion summer league team on Wednesday night.

  • Charlotte defeated Golden State in opening round
  • Two players from the Hornets had injuries
  • Charlotte to play Toronto Saturday night

The Hornets toppled Golden State 87-69 in the opening round of the Las Vegas Summer League playoffs. They  were able to get scoring contributions from Dwayne Bacon (19 points), rookie Miles Bridges (17 points, 7 rebounds) and Willie Hernangomez (18 points, 13 rebounds).

Injuries hampered the Hornets, as Charlotte was missing Devonte Graham with a right knee injury and Malik Monk with a right thumb sprain. 

Charlotte moves on to face the Toronto Raptors at 6 p.m. EST on Saturday night.


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