CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 20: Kemba Walker #15 of the Charlotte Hornets brings the ball up against the Atlanta Hawks during their game at Spectrum Center on October 20, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

LaMelo Ball led all players with 27 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, the Hornets defeated the Trail Blazers, 125-113. Kelly Oubre Jr. added 26 points (8-14 FG), seven rebounds and five assists for the Hornets in the victory, while CJ McCollum (25 points, eight assists) and Damian Lillard (14 points, 12 assists) combined for 39 points for the Trail Blazers in the losing effort.

The Hornets improve to 5-2 on the season, while the Trail Blazers fall to 3-3.