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Steve Clifford: Lance Stephenson is ‘not a star’

            Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The arrival of Lance Stephenson was supposed to give the Charlotte Hornets a boost to their offense, but they rank 25th in the NBA and are on the second longest losing streak in the league with a 4-12 record. Stephenson is still starting, but has seen his playing time drop quite a bit in the last week...
Via Sports-Glory
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Kemba Walker schools Chris Paul with killer crossover (GIF)

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker schooled Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul with a killer crossover late in the second quarter of Monday night's game at the Time Warner Cable Arena.Walker sank a 19-foot jumper after making the nice move on CP3, which brought the home crowd and the Hornets bench to their feet. Walker finished the game with 15 points, 5 rebounds...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kemba Walker breaks Chris Paul's ankles

Kemba Walker can dance. And, boy, did he make Chris Paul “dance” in a match-up between the Charlotte Hornets and Los Angeles Clippers. Look at Kemba lose CP3 with this crossover: The Clippers do lead by halftime against the Hornets, 56-53. But Kemba’s crossover is the play that we will remember in that half. *** Kemba Walker picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @gifdsports.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets at Miami Heat game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. The Charlotte Hornets hadn't defeated the Miami Heat in over four years before finally getting the best of them earlier this month. Not much has gone their way since. The Hornets try to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat when they visit the Heat on Sunday. Charlotte (4-9) had been outscored by an average of 13.4 points during...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Guard Kemba Walker Signs 4-Year Extension With Charlotte Hornets

During the Charlotte Hornets season opener point guard Kemba Walker impressed his team scoring 26 points with 6 rebounds and five assists, which is probably why they want him to stick around. Marc Stein of ESPN reports, Kemba Walker signed a 4-year contract extension worth $48 million with the team he started out with on Tuesday. A couple days later the NCAA champion said he wants...
Via Basketball Bicker
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Kemba Walker hits game-winner, Michael Jordan goes bonkers

TweetWednesday night, the newly-minted Charlotte Hornets picked up a win in their season opener at home thanks to a couple of big plays by Kemba Walker. First, Walker abused Brandon Knight with a killer crossover and step-back jumper: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe...
Via Los That Sports Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets win thriller in OT

Kemba Walker signed a new four year contract extension worth $48 M on Tuesday night. On Wednesday night, Walker lived up to his new contract.  Walker scored 26 points, including the game tying 3-point shot to force OT and the game winning shot in OT.  The Charlotte Hornets overcame a 24 point, second half deficit to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 108-106 in OT.  The twenty-four point...
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets season preview: Player projections

The NBA’s preseason is in full swing, and I love every minute of it (even that minute that the NBA is taking away from the Celtics and Nets in Sunday’s exhibition contest).  The Charlotte Hornets are currently 2-2 after Wednesday’s loss to Detriot.  With four preseason games left before the regular season opener against Milwaukee, the Hornets are experimenting with different...
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets Injury Update: Kemba Walker hurts left knee

Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets suffered a left knee contusion against the Orlando Magic on Monday night. He's expected to miss Wednesday's game against the Detroit Pistons, according to ESPN.Kemba Walker will not be playing in tomorrow's preseason game— Bring Back The Buzz™ (@BringBackTheBuz) October 14, 2014 I just bumped knees...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets season preview: Roster Analysis

The Charlotte Hornets started training camp this morning in Asheville, NC for the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season.  This seemed like the perfect day for me to unveil Part 1 of my three-part series breaking down the Hornets roster and making projections for the season.  Parts 2 and 3 will be coming in the next few weeks as Hornets fans look forward to the team’s first game on October...
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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