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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist left off of NBA's All-Defensive teams

When the NBA All-Defensive First and Second Teams were announced on Wednesday, Charlotte Hornets fans were probably shocked to see that Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had been left completely off of both teams. MKG was the defensive heart and soul of the Hornets in 2014-15, and he was one of the best wing defenders in the entire league. Surely there had to be room for him among the ten roster...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Mark Price's departure 'doesn't affect me at all'

Former NBA sharpshooter and former Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Mark Price has been credited with the improvement in the shooting form of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. So when Price took the head coaching job at UNC Charlotte, there were naturally questions about how his departure would affect MKG's development.The Hornets wing was Charlotte's representative at the NBA Draft Lottery...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets go all-in on Kidd-Gilchrist for Defensive Player of the Year with 'MKG Security'

You might recall that last year's Charlotte Hornets (well, the Bobcats still at the time, but you get it) got creative with their campaigning for Al Jefferson to make an All-NBA team. And to the surprise of no one, Charlotte's PR staff is at it again this year, with a giveaway for NBA award voters that reminds said voters just how safe you feel when Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is guarding...
Via Fox Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: A fight against mediocrity

For fans of Charlotte sports teams, it has to be rough. Whether it be football or basketball, both seem to rest in the bowels of mediocrity. After starting the season slow, the Carolina Panthers gained steam in November, won the NFC South and made the NFL Playoffs with a 7-8-1 record. And then they stole a playoff game. Much like their football counterparts, the Charlotte Hornets...
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Potential First and Second Round Draft Picks

Heading into the Draft this week the Charlotte Hornets have the 9th, 24th and 45th picks. In such a deep draft there are a multitude of potentially good players to draft. Here are a few players the Hornets should look at for each of their picks in the draft. It’s still up in the air what Charlotte will do at this point with the 9th pick. Many reports seem to indicate that they...
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: 2014 Draft Primer

Credit: Keith Allison Now that it’s June and the Finals are set, it’s time to start going full bore into draft preparation. The Charlotte Hornets will have the 9th and 24th picks. When looking at NBA drafts the picks usually fall into Tiers. The first pick or two are ideally Franchise/Superstar level players. The 3rd to 5th or 6th will then ideally be All-Star caliber players...
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist throws down monster dunk

Looking for the dunk of the night in the Association? We have it for you here on That NBA Lottery Pick! In the fourth quarter of tonight’s Bobcats-Blazers game, Charlotte’s Michael Kidd-Gilcrist took and decided to lay the hammer down on Meyers Leonard: Geez, that’s nasty! *** Kidd-Gilchrist image courtesy of Getty Images
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Bobcats: Trade Deadline talk

Will the Charlotte Bobcats look to find Kemba Walker (15) and the rest of the current team help at the 2014 NBA trade deadline? As of February 10, the Charlotte Bobcats have a 22-29 record and currently hold the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Considering the Bobcats only won 21 games all of last season, and have won just 28 games combined over the last two seasons...
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobcats' Kidd-Gilchrist breaks hand against Dallas

Charlotte guard Michael Kidd-Gilchrist fractured his left hand in a loss to Dallas and coach Steve Clifford isn't sure when the second-year player will be back. Kidd-Gilchrist said he didn't know he was injured Tuesday night until he looked down and his left ring finger ''was messed up.'' He was replaced with 4:35 remaining in the third quarter of the Mavericks' 89-82 win over the...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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