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Charlotte Hornets: Frank Kaminsky to Play in Rising Stars Challenge

The Charlotte Hornets will be represented by second-year big man Frank Kaminsky in the Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend. Even if Kemba Walker doesn’t make the all-star game this season, the Charlotte Hornets will have at least one player representing them during All-Star Weekend. Frank Kaminsky has been selected to Team U.S for the […] Charlotte Hornets: Frank Kaminsky...
Via Swarm & Sting
1 hour ago

Charlotte Hornets Prepare To Tackle Star-Studded Warriors

Stephen Curry makes his annual homecoming as the Golden State Warriors and the Charlotte Hornets look for bounce-back victories. The Charlotte Hornets (23-22) welcome the Golden State Warriors (38-7) into the Spectrum Center looking to rebound from a disappointing 109-99 loss at the hands of John Wall and the Washington Wizards. The defeat leaves the […] Charlotte Hornets Prepare...
Via Swarm & Sting
2 hours ago

Frank Kaminsky named to the 2017 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

Kaminsky is averaging 10.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.0 assists this season. All-Star weekend is coming, and the Charlotte Hornets will have at least one participant, as Frank Kaminsky has been selected to participate in the 2017 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. @FSKPart3 has been selected to participate in the #BBVARisingStars Challenge at @NBAAllStar! #RisingStarsFrank https...
Via At The Hive
3 hours ago

Frank Kaminsky selected to play in NBA’s Rising Stars Challenge

The second-year big man will represent the Hornets during All-Star Weekend. Former Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky has been selected to join the U.S. team roster for the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend. Frank the Tank’s current team, the Charlotte Hornets, and the NBA announced the roster selections via a press release and Twitter on Wednesday afternoon...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
4 hours ago

Hornets host the Warriors on ESPN

Charlotte faces the difficult task of upsetting Golden State for the first time since 2014. What: Golden State Warriors vs. Charlotte Hornets When: 8:00 p.m. EST Where: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC How to Watch: ESPN Over the past few seasons, the Charlotte Hornets have lacked in the number of national TV games, and the few they did were often against another small market team...
Via At The Hive
9 hours ago

Buzz City Beat: A Look at Selfless Nic Batum and Cody’s Life in Charlotte

Buzz City Beat is your daily update for the latest and greatest articles from around the web surrounding the Charlotte Hornets. The Charlotte Hornets look to bounce back after their recent loss to the Washington Wizards as they take on Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and the Golden State Warriors. In this edition of Buzz City […] Buzz City Beat: A Look at Selfless Nic Batum and Cody’s...
Via Swarm & Sting
9 hours ago

Curry honored by high school, college in return to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Stephen Curry said he doesn't have many regrets in life. But the two-time NBA MVP shared one on Tuesday, saying he wishes he had tried out for the varsity team as a freshman rather than settle for playing junior varsity. ''I went through some doubts about whether I could play on the varsity level at the time,'' Curry said before a halftime ceremony at Charlotte...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gametrend: Latest loss shows Hornets are a team of two islands

Kemba, Cody were too often tasked with carrying too big of offensive/defensive workload. The Charlotte Hornets three game win streak was snapped last night by the visiting Washington Wizards, who rolled into the Spectrum Center Monday night looking aggressive and surly; a physical embodiment of the all-encompassing, blog-storm of turmoil that is currently radiating from their city...
Via At The Hive
1 day ago

Wall scores 24, leads Wizards past Hornets 109-99

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) John Wall had 24 points and seven assists, Markieff Morris added 23 points and eight rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-99 on Monday for their fifth win in six games. Otto Porter Jr. was active all night with 14 points and 13 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season. Bradley Beal made four 3-pointers on his way...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Week in Review: Charlotte Hornets win three out of four

After dipping under .500 at the start of the week, the Hornets won three straight games to get back over. The highlight of the week was their 30+ point thrashing of the Toronto Raptors. Here’s a recap. Game vs Celtics The Hornets trailed throughout the game in this one and Isaiah Thomas showcased his fourth quarter prowess and closed it out with 17 points in the frame. This is...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker on if he should be an All-Star: ‘Not really,'

Add Kemba Walker’s name to the list of players downplaying the importance of the NBA All-Star Game.After his Charlotte Hornets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers by the final of 107-85 on Wednesday, Walker responded rather matter-of-factly to a question about if he thinks he should be an All-Star this season.“Not really, if you ask me,” Walker said, per the Associated Press...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kemba Walker shows off ridiculous handles

While Kyrie Irving might draw all the attention for having the best dribbling skills in the NBA, we’d be remiss to leave Kemba Walker out of this discussion. Irving dribbled his way out of trouble on Wednesday night when it looked like he would surely be trapped in the corner. He shortened his dribble a bit to confuse a defender, then juked another one. He then calmly found Roy...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Clifford: Poor defense has led to Hornets' losing streak

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Hornets coach Steve Clifford points to one factor when explaining his team's five-game losing streak - a lack of defense. Charlotte went 0-5 on its recent road trip, surrendering an uncharacteristic 109.6 points per game during that span. The Hornets return home Wednesday night to face the Portland Trail Blazers, part of a stretch of five-game home stand which...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at the recent woes of the Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets have lost five of their last six games and have truly digressed from their red-hot start at the beginning of the season. The Hornets were second in the Eastern Conference earlier in the season and looked primed to join the tier just below Cleveland that includes Boston and Toronto. The Hornets did tail off some but they were still sitting firm in that fourth...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook accidentally nails ref with a basketball

Russell Westbrook isn’t known for his long-range shooting, but on occasion the Thunder point guard can connect from distance. Westbrook showed off his accuracy Wednesday when he absent-mindedly tossed the basketball toward a referee… and hit him squarely in the head. Thunder's Russell Westbrook drills referee in the head with the ball pic.twitter.com/57PygvLNHG — Ben Golliver...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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