Charlotte Hornets: Weekly Wrap-Up

The Charlotte Hornets played only two games this week, beating the Brooklyn Nets by four points and the Philadelphia 76ers by 16 points. This puts their record on the season at 4-1 and they are now on a two game winning streak. This is significant because it is their best start in 16 years. Although those two teams are some of the weaker teams in the East, it is always good to go...
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Nicolas Batum Reveals Why He Re-Signed With the Charlotte Hornets

Nicolas Batum‘s re-signing with the Charlotte Hornets this summer was a big deal and now the French player has revealed what led him to return. In a recent interview with Zach Lowe of ESPN, Nicolas Batum revealed why he re-signed with the Charlotte Hornets. When free agency began this past summer, there were a number […] Nicolas Batum Reveals Why He Re-Signed With the Charlotte...
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The Charlotte Hornets Win Again! Defeat Nets 99-95

The Charlotte Hornets grabbed their second straight win as they beat the Brooklyn Nets to improve to an impressive 4-1 record on the season. The Charlotte Hornets won again tonight. As usual, they do so behind the efforts of their captain Kemba Walker. Kemba paced the Hornets with 30 points and six rebounds. The win was […] The Charlotte Hornets Win Again! Defeat Nets 99-95 -...
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Hornets vs Nets Game Trend: Slow starts

Charlotte got off to yet another slow start against the Nets The Charlotte Hornets just completed a two-game stretch against the two worst teams in the Eastern Conference last year. While there is still plenty of basketball to be played, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets figure to be at the bottom of the standings yet again this season. While Charlotte emerged from the...
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Kemba Walker reacts after Charlotte Hornets' win over Brooklyn Nets

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Charlotte Hornets’ Defense is Stinging to Start the Season

With predictions all over the place for Charlotte’s 2016-2017 season, one thing remained consistent throughout the media; defense. The Hornets have certainly not disappointed. Last season the Charlotte Hornets were just one of five teams to rank in the top ten in both offensive and defensive rating. Finishing with a 48-34 record, many believed Charlotte […] Charlotte Hornets’...
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Nicolas Batum leads the way for Charlotte Hornets in win over Philadelphia 76ers

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Charlotte Hornets overcome slow start to defeat Philadelphia 76ers 109-93

The Charlotte Hornets offense continues to be inconsistent, but they were able to overcome that and defeat a tired of Philadelphia 76ers team. The Charlotte Hornets earned their first home win of the season over the Philadelphia 76ers tonight thanks to a strong second half. They came into tonight with plenty of rest between games while the Sixers entered the game on a back to back...
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3 days ago

Hornets center Cody Zeller says $56M extension is 'crazy'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Cody Zeller said he's always considered himself a simple kid from Indiana. Well, now he's a simple rich kid from Indiana. The 7-foot Zeller signed a four-year, $56 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. The four-year deal was announced Tuesday and Zeller himself confirmed the overall value. ''You know, $56 million is crazy - I would play this game for...
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AP Source: Hornets sign C Zeller to 4-year, $56 million deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A person familiar with the deal says Cody Zeller has agreed to a four-year, $56 million contract extension with the Charlotte Hornets. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday night on condition of anonymity because the move hasn't been announced. The Vertical.com was first to report the signing. The 7-foot Zeller started 60 games last season for...
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Hornets exercise 3rd-year option on Frank Kaminsky

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Hornets have exercised the third-year option on forward/center Frank Kaminsky. The 23-year-old Kaminsky appeared in 81 games with three starts as a rookie in 2015-16, averaging 7.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 17.3 minutes per game. The 7-foot Kaminsky scored in double-digits 23 times, including two games of 20 or more and nine games of 15-plus...
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Jeremy Lamb and Spencer Hawes talk to Dell Curry about that feeling of playing in home opener

"It's going to be fun." -- Jeremy Lamb and Spencer Hawes talk to Dell Curry about that feeling of playing in a Hornets home opener.
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Charlotte Hornets: 4 bold predictions for the 2016-17 season

Last year, the Charlotte Hornets redefined themselves. With the additions of Nicolas Batum, Jeremy Lin, and Jeremy Lamb, the Hornets became a three point juggernaut. They were fourth in the league in three pointers made and three pointers attempted. They were sixth in three point percentage so they shot it well too. Kemba Walker had a career year as he improved in the statistical...
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Adam Silver says 2019 All-Star Game in Charlotte is “a priority”

Because of North Carolina’s controversial HB2 law, the originally planned 2017 NBA All-Star Game for Charlotte was moved to New Orleans earlier this year. But NBA Commissioner Adam Silver insists that giving Charlotte an All-Star Game in the future is still high on his list, and he’s singled out 2019 as the year when Charlotte will get the game, provided laws friendlier to the...
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Why the Charlotte Hornets should trade for Greg Monroe

There were a lot of rumors circling around that the Milwaukee Bucks and the Charlotte Hornets were considering a trade. The trade offer was Greg Monroe for Jeremy Lamb and Spencer Hawes. When I first heard of the rumor, I immediately thought of a hot take. “Who wants Greg Monroe? He was terrible for the Bucks last year.” But, after thinking about the idea of Monroe on the Hornets...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next? Can the Hornets find help for Kemba Walker?

The Charlotte Hornets made the playoffs last year. They played seven hotly contested but aesthetically unappealing games against the Miami Heat before ultimately succumbing to Dwyane Wade just being the best player in the series. I bring that up because I have no idea how this team that included Al Jefferson last year flirted with having homecourt advantage in the first round until...
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