HORNETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Treveon Graham Should Make the Charlotte Hornets’ Roster

As the regular season draws closer, the Charlotte Hornets will have some difficult roster decisions to make but Treveon Graham should receive a spot. Every offseason multiple players are signed to NBA teams with the chance to make a roster spot. Treveon Graham is one of those players for the Charlotte Hornets this summer. He has […] Treveon Graham Should Make the Charlotte Hornets’...
Via Swarm & Sting
21 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets Unveil New Video Scoreboard and Other Arena Changes

The Charlotte Hornets recently unveiled their new video scoreboard and other in-arena changes that will be noticeable this season. The Charlotte Hornets have finally unveiled their new state-of-the-art video scoreboard to the public. The team recently held an event at the newly renamed Spectrum Arena to show their new scoreboard to season ticket holders and […] Charlotte Hornets...
Via Swarm & Sting
1 day ago

Charlotte Hornets: What’s in a Name?

The Charlotte Hornets have been in the Queen City since 1988 and even with a strange history, the love for the team is starting to grow. The Beginning of Professional Basketball in North Carolina Before the Charlotte Hornets took the nation by storm with their flashy color scheme, there was the Carolina Cougars. The Carolina Cougars […] Charlotte Hornets: What’s in a Name? ...
Via Swarm & Sting
1 day ago

Bee-utiful: Hornets show off new video scoreboard

The Hornets showed off their new state-of-the-art scoreboards to the media today. They are as big (and gorgeous) as advertised. The Hornets' home is not just getting a name change, it is also getting a facelift - and boy does she look good. The team debuted their new state-of-the-art video scoreboards today, and based on pictures, Hornets' fans are in for a treat. SO. BEAUTIFUL...
Via At The Hive
1 day ago

The Charlotte Hornets' New Scoreboard Has a Hive And it Looks Amazing

At the start of last season, the Charlotte Hornets were universally lauded for their new Spectrum Center court, which featured a honeycomb pattern much like an actual hornet's nest. Ahead of the 2016-2017 season, the Hornets are taking their insect theme up another notch. SO. BEAUTIFUL. Here's the brand new #HornetsScoreboard in all its glory!!! pic.twitter.com/guta6rWJQA ...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Media Day 2016

Charlotte Hornets Media Day 2016 Is it a little early to be posting an article for Media Day? Yes it is. So why am I posting it? My reason is a very simple one. After almost 6 years in existence and 5 consecutive years of attending the Media Day for the Charlotte Hornets, Trade Street Post, as well as the other “blog sites” will not get to attend Media Day this year. The reason...
Via Trade Street Post
2 days ago

The Charlotte Hornets always exceed expectations

The Charlotte Hornets find themselves in a strange position of constantly having to exceed the expectations they enter the season with. This upcoming season is no different. Exceeding expectations is nothing new to a Charlotte Hornets squad that for the last few years has consistently found themselves having to shake off the stench that almost a decade of losing brought on. They...
Via At The Hive
3 days ago

Hornets sign Andrew Andrews

Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced the signing of former UW Husky guard Andrew Andrews. The 6-2 Andrews averaged 20.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.9 assists in 33.8 minutes per game his senior season for Coach Lorenzo Romar. Andrews went undrafted this past June. Teammates Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray were picked in the first round in the 2016 NBA Draft...
Via UW Dawg Pound
3 days ago

QUIZ: Name every first-round draft pick in the history of the Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets joined the NBA in 1988 as an expansion team and rose to popularity with their flashy style. Their early struggles lead to some impressive first-round draft picks, but the team never really hit much of a competitive stride. It moved to New Orleans in 2002, and a new expansion team emerged in Charlotte two years later. Following New Orleans' decision to be renamed...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker is the 39th Best Player in Basketball

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 50 players in the NBA. To be clear, these are the 50 best players for the 2016-17 season, regardless of team situation, past performance or future potential. If you’re trying to win a championship in 2016-17, these are the 50 players you’d want most. Why He’s Great: Kemba Walker has been miscast as a point guard for his entire...
Via The Sports Post
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum is the 47th Best Player in Basketball

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 50 players in the NBA. To be clear, these are the 50 best players for the 2016-17 season, regardless of team situation, past performance or future potential. If you’re trying to win a championship in 2016-17, these are the 50 players you’d want most. Why He’s Great: Nicolas Batum is the perfect role player. If you were building...
Via The Sports Post
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker: Jeremy Lin deserves to be a starter

One guy who’s happy to see Jeremy Lin get his chance to run the show in Brooklyn is former Hornets teammate Kemba Walker. In an interview with Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer published on Thursday, Walker heaped praise on his ex-backup, saying that he deserves his opportunity to start. “I hate to see him go, but at the same time I’m definitely happy for him,” Walker...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Hornets co-owner blasts NBA, city for taking away All-Star Game

Reaction around the world of sports and the greater world beyond has been almost unanimously positive about the NBA’s decision to take the All-Star Game out of Charlotte in response to North Carolina’s shamefully bigoted HB2 law. The Hornets’ chairman, Michael Jordan, issued this statement in response to the move: Statement from Hornets owner Michael Jordan on the league...
Via The Comeback
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA moves 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte over HB2

The NBA announced on Thursday that it will move the 2017 All-Star Game from North Carolina. It’s a decision that’s been a long time coming, and has set up widespread debate around the basketball world. Based solely on a North Carolina law that discriminates against the LGBT community — primarily the transgender population — the NBA released a statement explaining its decision...
Via Sportsnaut
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: NBA pulls 2017 All-Star weekend from Charlotte

House Bill 2, a controversial law that says transgender people must use the bathroom appropriate to their gender listed on their birth certificates, has caused a ton of trouble in the state of North Carolina. It looks like it has affected Charlotte in a big way as the NBA has announced they would pull the 2017 All-Star weekend from the state. The league had been considering moving...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Nike joins fight against NC transgender bathroom law

Sports gear giant Nike is reportedly joining a group of 68 major U.S. companies attempting to block North Carolina’s controversial transgender bathroom law. The law, House Bill 2, requires transgender people to use bathrooms marked with their gender, rather than the gender they associate with — something that has stirred up plenty of discussion on both sides of the issue. ...
Via Sportsnaut
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Nic Batum headliner as Charlotte Hornets make most of free agency

Nic Batum the headliner as Charlotte Hornets make most of free agency
Via FOX Sports South
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Marvin Williams Re-Signs With Hornets

Marvin Williams backdoored his way into a highly productive NBA career after long playing under the specter of being drafted ahead of Deron Williams and Chris Paul for a Hawks' team that needed a point guard. Williams' productivity and versatility over the past two seasons with the Charlotte Hornets was rewarded with a four-year, $54.5 million deal. The late career surge of Williams...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Courtney Lee Signs $50M Deal With Knicks

Courtney Lee has always seemed like an ideal complementary shooting guard with his stable all-around game, yet he's been traded five times in his career and has never last more than two seasons with any single team. Lee has always been desired by others just a little bit more than he's been needed by his incumbent teams to not include to make trades materialize. Lee presumably has...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Nicolas Batum Re-Signs With Hornets On $120M Deal

The Hornets have a recent history of overpaying players on shorter contracts such as Al Jefferson and Lance Stephenson but that was to sign them away from another team. Charlotte took another track with Batum, trading for him a season before his free agency, thoroughly testing out the fit, really liking the fit and then re-signing him on a five-year, $120 million deal. This was a...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacers sign Al Jefferson to three-year, $30 million deal

The Indiana Pacers are apparently hell-bent on improving a roster that needed to see upgrades in order for the team to contend in the Eastern Conference. After acquiring former All-Star Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks earlier in the summer, the Pacers have reportedly signed free-agent big man Al Jefferson to a three-year, $30 million contract. Jefferson, 31, is coming off an...
Via Sportsnaut
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Jarrett Jack seemingly laughs at Jeremy Lin signing with Nets

The Brooklyn Nets signed free agent point guard Jeremy Lin to a three-year deal on Friday, less than 24 hours after waiving veteran point guard Jarrett Jack. It would appear that Jack found the roster moves to be hilarious. Shortly after Lin announced on Twitter that he is now a Net, Jack tweeted the following: Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah — JARRETT JACK (@Jarrettjack03...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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