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Recovering Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is 'actually on the coaching staff now'

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist never stops working. Chris Nicoll USA TodayMichael Kidd-Gilchrist probably won't play a minute for the Charlotte Hornets this season, but that doesn't mean he can't help them win games. Here's how the former No. 2 overall pick is still influencing Charlotte's success from the sideline, per The Charlotte Observer:“I’m actually on the coaching staff now...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan really likes Jeremy Lin

Coming off a disappointing 33-49 2014-15 NBA season, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan believes one offseason addition in particular will help turn the Hornets into a winning basketball team.That player: Jeremy Lin."We just got Jeremy Lin, who I think is going to be our biggest acquisition," Jordan told the Shanghai Daily. "His penetration, his shooting capability, his point...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Stung: The Hornets lose Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for at least six months

The news was shattering for Charlotte on Monday afternoon: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, newly signed to an extension, will miss at least six months, and quite possibly the whole NBA regular season.  History is replete with examples of careers that have been derailed or severely diminished by injuries, so in that obvious sense, there’s never a good time for a promising — and improving...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kidd-Gilchrist to undergo surgery, out six months

As the great Rivers Cuomo once said, “Say it ain’t so.” An MRI on Monday confirmed the worst for Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who will need surgery to repair his dislocated right shoulder and is expected to be sidelined for six months, according to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. A six-month timetable...Read More
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist dislocates shoulder in preseason opener (Video)

It only took one preseason game for the Charlotte Hornets to get stung (heh) by the injury bug. Forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was forced to leave Saturday’s preseason opener against the Orlando Magic after suffering a dislocated right shoulder late in the second quarter. The fourth-year wing was attempting to execute a basic dribble handoff with...Read More
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets give smart extension to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

There was a time when many considered Michael Kidd-Gilchrist the player least likely to be a bust from the 2012 NBA Draft. That was part of the reason few batted an eye when the (then) Charlotte Bobcats selected him with the second overall pick in the draft. Fast-forward a few years (and a name change) later, and the backers of his stock have clearly decreased in number. Don...
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August 25, 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

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

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