The Charlotte Hornets Just Won Their First Playoff Victory

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hornets game win first playoff victorySince the NBA returned to Charlotte in 2004, the Bobcats, then the Hornets racked up a win-less 0-10 postseason record…until tonight!

The Charlotte Hornets just won their first post season game against the Miami Heat to bring them to 1-2 in the series.

Jeremy Lin had 18 points, while 7-footer Frank Kaminsky scored 15 points, most of which came during an 18-0 run in the third quarter. The Hornets beat the Heat 96-80 to break their 12-game playoff losing streak and earn their first postseason victory in over 14 years.

Game 4 of the Hornets/Heat series is now set for Monday night, and although tonight’s victory is historic, they still have a lot of work ahead of them.

“This isn’t about winning one playoff game, it’s about winning a playoff series, this gives us a chance.” Coach Steve Clifford said after tonight’s game.

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