Hornets snap losing streak, end road trip with win in Memphis

Kelly Oubre Jr. came off the bench to score 37 points for Charlotte

Hornets guard Kelly Oubre Jr. reacts after making a 3-pointer during Charlotte's 118-108 win Wednesday in Memphis. (Brandon Dill / AP Photo)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kelly Oubre Jr. scored a season-best 37 points on 13-of-17 shooting and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 118-108 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

Oubre matched his career high with seven 3-points on nine attempts and broke the franchise record for points off the bench.

Gordon Hayward added 25 points for Charlotte. LaMelo Ball, who was coming off a triple-double Monday night in an overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, fell just short of his second consecutive triple-double with 12 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.

Ja Morant led Memphis with 32 points, 19 of them in the first quarter, and eight assists. Dillon Brooks, in his first game of the season after dealing with recovery from a left hand fracture, added 20 points. Jaren Jackson Jr. had 19.

Ball received a flagrant foul 1 in the third quarter on a foul against Morant on a drive.

The Hornets return home after a 1-4 road trip to host the Knights on Friday.