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Wizards outlast Hornets in 2OT

The Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards were neck-and-neck until the very end in a battle of attrition last night in D.C. as the Wizards got the better of Charlotte in double-overtime, 110-107. It was a hard-fought game as Al Jefferson and John Wall led their respective teams in scoring with Jefferson notching 31 points on 14 of 24 shooting and Wall finishing with 32 points...
Via Trade Street Post
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will The Charlotte Hornets Make the Playoffs?

During this crucial period of the NBA season, where teams battle it out for a chance to play in the post-season, I decided it was a good time to make my predictions on where each bubble team will finish in the standings.  I have projected teams for the 6-11 spots in the Eastern Conference. Find out where John Miceli ranks Al Jefferson, Mo Williams, Kemba Walker, and the Charlotte...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MRI on Hornets' Al Jefferson is negative; playing status unclear

  One major contributor for the Charlotte Hornets returns from an injury and another goes down. That's been the way the season has gone for the Hornets. But Charlotte appears to have dodged a bullet on Thursday when an MRI on the back of center Al Jefferson's right calf and knee proved negative. The Hornets said Jefferson will meet with team physicians, who'll determine at that...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jefferson 'relieved' MRI on calf is negative, status unclear

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Hornets center Al Jefferson says that while his right calf is extremely sore, he's relieved the injury is not more serious. Coach Steve Clifford says an MRI on the back of Jefferson's upper calf and knee area Thursday proved negative. Jefferson is expected to meet with team physicians, who'll determine how long he'll be out. Jefferson says ''the quicker we can...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson scores 24 as Hornets beat Pistons for 5th straight win

  Al Jefferson scored 24 points and the streaking Charlotte Hornets beat the Detroit Pistons 108-101 on Sunday night in a matchup of Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls. The Hornets have won five straight to strengthen their bid for a postseason berth, while Detroit has dropped six in a row. Mo Williams had 19 points and nine assists for the Hornets, and Gerald Henderson added 13...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jefferson, Hornets top Raptors 103-94 in tech-filled game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Al Jefferson had 23 points and 13 rebounds and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 103-94 on Friday night in a game that had six technical fouls. Jefferson was 11 of 21 from the field en route to his team-leading 19th double-double of the season. Mo Williams added 23 points, and Lance Stephenson had 11 points and eight rebounds to help Charlotte win...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson Not Rushing Into Thoughts Of Late-Career Return To Boston

BOSTON — First LeBron James, then Kevin Garnett. Could Al Jefferson be the next player to go home? The Charlotte Hornets big man wasn’t ready to contemplate such a possibility before taking on the Celtics, the team he began his NBA career with in 2004, on Friday. Jefferson will forever be linked to Garnett, whose trade to Boston was made possible by...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Initial thoughts about the 2014-2015 schedule

Mid-August is a pretty boring period on the NBA’s calendar.  There are no monster dunks, ankle-breaking crossovers, or last second buzzer beaters this time of year.  Even the four-letter-network-who-shall-not-be-named has some difficulty coming up with NBA news once the free agency period slows down.  But have no fear die-hard NBA nerds fans; the NBA released its schedule for...
Via isportsweb.com
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Bobcats look to make moves at the trade deadline but are they the right ones?

With the NBA trade deadline approaching on February 20th teams by now have a pretty good idea of where they are and where they want to be. Many project this deadline to be a busy one. With many teams angling for a top selection in this summer’s draft and other teams operating under the mandate of “Postseason/Championship or Bust” it seems there will be many buyers and sellers...
Via isportsweb.com
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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