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2018 Schedule
18-26, 3rd in Southeast
Heat storm back to beat Hornets by a point (1:25)

Olynyk's late FT helps Heat stun Hornets 106-105

Kelly Olynyk scored 14 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, including a free throw with 0.2 seconds left, to help the Miami Heat erase a five-point deficit in the final 34 seconds and stun the Charlotte Hornets 106-105 on Saturday night.

Olynyk's free throw beats Hornets (0:23)
Johnson ties game with quick 5 points (0:33)
Batum assists himself with a bucket (0:23)
Howard scores on freaky putback (0:15)
Howard cleans up with slam (0:29)
Howard sends home a monster slam (0:22)
Howard pats ref on the head (0:19)
Walker transitions with beautiful reverse layup (0:21)
Batum delivers an alley-oop package to Howard (0:18)

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

The Miami Heat are on schedule alert tonight at Charlotte. First, this will be Miami's fifth game in seven days, its third game in four days, and the second of a back-to-back set with travel involved, no less. This will also be the fourth straight road game for the Heat. The Heat won in Milwaukee on Wednesday, then headed to Brooklyn -- losing an hour in the process -- and beat the Nets on Friday. And immediately after facing those Nets, the Heat booked it to Charlotte to face the Hornets less than 24 hours later. Meanwhile, the Hornets will enter this game with a two-day rest advantage and will be on the fifth day of an 11-day homestand.

Walker lights up with a reverse layup (0:19)

The latest on Brady's status for Sunday

Michael Smith and Jemele Hill with the latest on Tom Brady's status for Sunday, plus Kemba Walker trade rumors and whether the Cavaliers are still in trouble despite a win.

Why is Kemba available to trades? (1:49)

Being petty and dumping salary

Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon go behind the scenes of NBA Countdown (3:30), secret tunnels in L.A. (11:30), potential Houston trades (25:20) and what to do with Kemba Walker (38:30). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han on the merits of doing your own research (57:35).

Kemba emotional about trade talks (1:31)
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2dKevin Pelton

Six Kemba Walker trades that work for both sides

All-Star Kemba Walker is available, reports Adrian Wojnarowski. We look at six teams, including several playoff contenders, that might have what it takes to make a deal.

Could Kemba be on the move? (0:48)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The Kemba Walker $12M contract is one of the best values in the NBA and ranks 19th among point guards. Walker is extension eligible in the offseason (6 months after a possible trade) at a starting salary of $14.4M. A team that has cap space can renegotiate the Walker contract up until Feb. 28. The 2018-19 $12M salary can also be renegotiated starting July 6.

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3dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets open to trading PG Walker

The Hornets have been encouraging teams to make offers for Kemba Walker and are willing to use the All-Star point guard to incentivize a trade that includes one of Charlotte's less desirable contracts, sources told ESPN.

Ejections, Howard antics at the line overshadow Hornets' win (1:39)
Ejections late in Hornets-Wizard game lead to funny moment for Howard (1:30)
Howard mocks Wizards after being chosen to shoot free throws (0:45)

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.614th
Rebounds Per Game46.52nd
Assists Per Game20.729th
Points Allowed105.816th

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