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Hornets Kidd-Gilchrist injured in 106-100 win over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jeremy Lin had 17 points, Jeremy Lamb added 16 and the Charlotte Hornets held on to beat the Orlando Magic 106-100 on Saturday night in their exhibition opener. Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist left in the second quarter with a right shoulder injury after going to the floor following a foul in the second quarter. Magic: Reserve big man Andrew Nicholson made the...
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Hornets Kidd-Gilchrist leaves game with apparent arm injury

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has left Charlotte's preseason opener with a right arm injury. Gilchrist was curling off a screen late in the second quarter when he tumbled to the ground after absorbing a foul by a Magic player. He stayed down for several seconds, and got up holding his right shoulder. He was immediately helped to the locker room. Prior...
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is ready to breakout and be a star

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist might be the only player on the Charlotte Hornets who can someday make an All-Star team. At just 22 years old on opening night, he may also become his team's best and most important player by season's end. Here's a look at how likely all that is, courtesy of SB Nation's At the Hive:Kidd-Gilchrist has a faulty jump shot and only averaged 9.0 points per game...
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September 03, 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

Source: Hornets reach four-year extension with Kidd-Gilchrist

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A person familiar with the situation says forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Charlotte Hornets. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because the move hasn't been announced. Yahoo Sports was first to report the deal. The 6-foot-7, 232-pound Kidd-Gilchrist is known...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Steve Clifford is a perfect fit for the Charlotte Hornets

Coming off another horrible season that saw the franchise finish with a 21-61 record, the Bobcats front office needed to make the correct choice when hiring a new coach in the summer of 2013.  The list of potential candidates ranged from former Portland Trailblazers and Seattle Supersonics (BRING BACK THE SONICS!) coach Nate McMillan to former Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns...
August 21, 2014  |  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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