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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It's five minutes before the Charlotte Hornets are scheduled to tipoff in a very important game, and suddenly your significant other asks you to run to the grocery store and do some last-minute shopping. Begrudgingly, you do so. But in the back of your mind, you know you're missing the Hornets game that you've been waiting to watch all day. Thankfully, the problem...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
32 minutes ago  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair Destroys Hornets’ Brian Roberts with Screen (Video)

DeJuan Blair wasn’t in a pleasant mood on Thursday. Blair got into with teammate Kris Humphries over a rebound, and then annihilated Hornets Brian Roberts with a screen out of nowhere. As the final seconds ticked down in the first quarter of Thursday night’s battle between the Washington Wizards and the Hornets, Roberts raced back to play defense after the Wizards’ inbound...
Via Thacover2
49 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kemba, And MKG: What They Mean To The Hornets

Kemba Walker, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are each integral parts of the Charlotte Hornets, but each is crucial in a very different way. Kemba represents the statistical importance, leading the team in scoring, assists, and steals, if you just looked at the stats, Kemba would get your vote for most important player to the Hornets. Kemba is the leader of the team, the face of the franchise...
Via Trade Street Post
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Roberts Nearly Decapitated On Brutal Screen From DeJuan Blair

TNT’s double-header wasn’t the only NBA action Thursday night, as the Hornets and Wizards faced off in Charlotte. The Hornets managed to knock of the visiting Wiz, 94-87, but at least one Hornet — Brian Roberts — walked away battered and bruised thanks to this devastating screen set by DeJuan Blair. [cjzero] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hornets down Wizards to remain hot

Charlotte beats Washington for the second time in a week, this time in a 94-87 win Thursday night. Three-Point Take 1. HORNETS CONTINUE MAJOR HOT STREAK After a difficult first two months, the Charlotte Hornets have been one of the best teams in the NBA since Jan. 1. And at some point they're no longer going to be referred to as hot but simply as good. After beating Washington (31...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' Beal injures toe, will not return vs. Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Washington guard Bradley Beal will miss the rest of the Wizards' game Thursday night against the Charlotte Hornets because of a sore big right toe. Beal played 11 minutes against the Hornets and had one point and was 0 for 5 from the field. Beal injured the toe during the first half of a tight game. The Wizards are looking to gain a measure of revenge against...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Henderson soars for inbounds alley-oop dunk against Wizards

In terms of underrated slam dunk artist around the association, you can definitely put Charlotte Hornets guard Gerald Henderson on that list. During today’s Wizards-Hornets game in the first quarter of play, Henderson took an out-of-bounds pass and soared for an epic alley-oop jam: Great play from Gerald and kudos on the pass to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist! *** Henderson alley-oop...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Waive Jannero Pargo, Sign Elliot Williams

The Charlotte Hornets have signed Elliot Williams to a 10-day contract and waived Jannero Pargo. Williams joins the Hornets from the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA D-League, becoming the 30th Gatorade Call-Up this season. He will wear No. 4. The Hornets roster remains at 15 players.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Big losers in free agency

Coming into this season, many around the league had heightened expectations for Charlotte Hornets. The “Hornets” name was back, sparking a buzz in the local community. The Hornets were second only to the Cavaliers in new season-ticket holder sales, Michael Jordan had made another big splash in free agency with Lance Stevenson, and they were returning much of the same nucleus...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets raise ticket prices despite losing record

The Charlotte Hornets organization inflates ticket prices for next season.  What does this say about the level of confidence surrounding the return of a beloved franchise? Bold move MJ The Hornets (21-27) are still by definition a “losing team” with a below .500 record, yet ticket prices for the 2015-2016 season will increase by 5%. At the half way point in the season, ...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

With the Charlotte Hornets Peaking, Can Lance Stephenson Improve

Photo courtesy of NBA-TV Here come the Charlotte Hornets! They are 21-27 after a 92-88 win over the Washington Wizards. The Hornets are peaking at the right time. With improved play from Lance Stephenson, one of their key offseason additions, the Hornets can rewrite the narrative on their season. A week before the NBA all-star break […] The post With the Charlotte Hornets Peaking...
Via Outside Analysis
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Wizards, continue hot streak

WASHINGTON -- Al Jefferson had 18 points and 12 rebounds Monday night, and the Charlotte Hornets' hot January carried over into Groundhog Day with a 92-88 win over the Washington Wizards. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 13 points and 13 rebounds, Brian Roberts scored 18 points, and Gerald Henderson put in 17 for the Hornets, who have won six of eight to work themselves into playoff...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Woke Up This Morning in a Dancing Mood

It’s been a rough season away from the “Birdhouse” for the Charlotte Hornets’ Lance Stephenson. But with teammate Kemba Walker out for at least six weeks, Born Ready has a chance to shine. He did so Saturday night, dishing out 13 assists in a blowout victory over the Nuggets. Of course, the good vibes carried over to the morning where Lance treated all of his Instagram followers...
Via Busted Coverage
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody Zeller’s Monumental Improvement

In 2013, the then Charlotte Bobcats owned the fourth pick in the NBA draft. Hope of nabbing a franchise superstar to build around buzzed throughout Charlotte fan circles. When Cody Zeller’s name was announced as being that fourth pick, fans cursed and ridiculed the organization for yet another unsuccessful draft pick that would be Charlotte-bound. Images of Adam Morrison resurfaced...
Via Trade Street Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Fall To Spurs 95-86

The Charlotte Hornets began a three game road trip Wednesday in San Antonio. It was the first game for the team since losing Bismack Biyombo and Marvin Williams to injury, as well as the first game since Kemba Walker decided to have knee surgery, sidelining him for at least 6 weeks. The Spurs opened up a sizable lead in the first half–at one point up by 17–but the Hornets chipped...
Via Trade Street Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker to miss six weeks after surgery

Charlette Hornets point guard Kemba Walker underwent knee surgery to correct a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee on Wednesday in New York, according to the team. Walker is expected to miss six weeks, making a return on March 11, about one month before the NBA finals start. Since the injury, Walker has missed three of the last five games. With Walker sitting, the chance of...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Getting back on the right track

Kemba Walker The Hornets team that the people of Charlotte expected to see this season is finally showing up after a rough start to the year.  Winning only four of their first 19 games, this Hornets team that many had given lofty expectations was looking like a team that might end up playing more for a high draft pick than a run in the playoffs.  Many analysts had the Hornets...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Biyombo starting to flash potential as valuable frontcourt piece

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When All-Pro center Al Jefferson went down in late December with a groin strain, most media members and even a few team employees of the Charlotte Hornets quietly wondered whether the season was all but over. After all, the Hornets were 10-22 at that point and Jefferson's fellow starter Lance Stephenson was already on the sidelines due to an injury. Even Charlotte...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Biyombo to miss 10 days with bone bruise; Williams out with broken nose

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Hornets announced center Bismack Biyombo has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right knee and will miss about 10 days and forward Marvin Williams has a broken nose and a concussion. The team did not release an update Monday on the status of Kemba Walker, who has missed three of the last five games with a cyst on his left knee. Both Biyombo and Williams...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Point Guard Kemba Walker Out With Cyst On Knee

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker is dealing with a cyst on his knee. ESPN reports Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker did not play on Saturday due to a cyst on his left knee. It’s undetermined how many more games he will have to miss if any. Walker has been on fire lately averaging nearly 30 points in his last six games in which the Hornets went 5-1. Charlotte...
Via Basketball Bicker
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets P.J. Hairston Fined For Flopping

ESPN reports Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Hairston was fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules for the second time this season. The “flopping” incident occurred during the Hornets 98-93 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Hairston looked to collide with Spurs point guard Tony Parker which led to Hairston falling sideways and...
Via Basketball Bicker
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Rookie P.J. Hairston Should Be Embarrassed Over This Epic Flop

There is a reason why athletes should stay in school. Not only could they actually learn something in the classroom, but they can learn a few things on the court; fine tune their game before going pro. Otherwise you may find yourself looking really stupid when you try to do something like flop in order to draw a foul--kind of like Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston.This flop...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

PJ Hairston commits most shameless flop of the season (Video)

Charlotte Hornets reserve guard P.J. Hairston committed what would appear to be the most shameless flop of the NBA season during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's game against San Antonio.Hairston threw himself backwards halfway across the court long after making some very light contact with Spurs guard Tony Parker. Fortunately, the refs didn't buy it for a second and let...
Via Holdout Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: P.J. Hairston submits candidate for flop of the decade

Tyson Chandler held the honor of “Worst Flop of 2015″ for less than 24 hours before P.J. Hairston came along to snatch right out of his hands. In fact, Hairston’s flop was so egregious, we held an emergency meeting with the nomination committee and decided to waive the grace period and immediately enter Hairston’s dive Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: No teams interested in trading for Lance Stephenson

While folks in Boston debate whether the Celtics got fleeced in the Rajon Rondo trade, at least the Celts were able to find a buyer for their polarizing star. The Charlotte Hornets weren’t so fortunate.   The Hornets have decided to keep mercurial shooting guard Lance Stephenson “for now,” ESPN.com reports, mainly due to lack of interest around the league. Seven teams...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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