Paul Pierce fell hard in the waning seconds of the second quarter of the Wizards' preseason game vs.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Gary Neal scored 19 points and the new-look Charlotte Hornets held off the Washington Wizards 99-86 on Friday night for their first victory of the preseason.
Ever since Marcin Gortat put the clamps on Al Jefferson, the Bobcats' center has been on a tear. He has had 11 games of 30 points or more and 17 games of nine rebounds-plus.
In the only game against the Charlotte Bobcats, the Wizards had their way as Marcin Gortat shut down Al Jefferson.