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Hornets reject Hairston's team option, demand more focus 'on and off the court'

Typically, NBA organizations are more than happy to pick up the team option on a first-round pick's rookie-scale contract. They're almost always extremely valuable. But sometimes, for whatever reason, a team will be dissatisfied with their young prospect. This is what happened with the Charlotte Hornets and P.J. Hairston, per The Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell:Hairston has started...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

P.J. Hairston will likely miss the rest of summer league due to injury

P.J. Hairston's summer is likely over just a few days after it began. The Hornets guard suffered a shoulder injury in the Orlando summer league, and will probably miss the rest of the tournament. Here's Brett Friedlander of the Wilmington Star News with more:"The former North Carolina star, who plays for the Charlotte Hornets, suffered left Tuesday’s game in Orlando with an injury...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Rookie P.J. Hairston Should Be Embarrassed Over This Epic Flop

There is a reason why athletes should stay in school. Not only could they actually learn something in the classroom, but they can learn a few things on the court; fine tune their game before going pro. Otherwise you may find yourself looking really stupid when you try to do something like flop in order to draw a foul--kind of like Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston.This flop...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

PJ Hairston commits most shameless flop of the season (Video)

Charlotte Hornets reserve guard P.J. Hairston committed what would appear to be the most shameless flop of the NBA season during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's game against San Antonio.Hairston threw himself backwards halfway across the court long after making some very light contact with Spurs guard Tony Parker. Fortunately, the refs didn't buy it for a second and let...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets’ P.J. Hairston Delivers Flop Of The Year Against Spurs (Video)

In the NBA there are flops, and then there’s what P.J. Hairston did against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. The Charlotte Hornets swingman attempted to guard Spurs star Tony Parker and instead unleashed what might be the most unbelievable flop of all time. Hairston — who’s listed at 6-foot-6, 230 pounds — was somehow launched across the court by the 6-foot-2, 185-pound...
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets guard Hairston to appear in court on assault charges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte Hornets rookie guard P.J. Hairston is scheduled to appear in Durham County Court next month on misdemeanor charges of assault and battery following an altercation at a pickup basketball game on Sunday. Paul Sherwin, the public information officer for the Durham County Sheriff's Office, said Hairston, 21, was issued a summons on Monday but will not be...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: P.J. Hairston charged with assault and battery for fight during pickup game

P.J. Hairston has been charged with assault and battery in relation to a fight on Sunday involving a 17-year-old high school basketball player during a pickup game at a YMCA according to a court official. The rookie reportedly will not be arrested, according to a report from Raleigh-Durham’s ABC 11. A prep basketball star from […] The post Report: P.J. Hairston charged with assault...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

P.J. Hairston Reportedly Gets Into Fight With High Schooler, Tweets “Believe None Of What You Hear”

Former North Carolina guard P.J. Hairston’s last year or so has been weird. After getting suspended last year and leaving North Carolina, he tore it up in the NBA D-League, so much so that he was selected 26th overall in the NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. While it wasn’t as high as he was projected to go higher prior to his suspension, it was still probably cool for him...
Via College Spun
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte’s Hairston punches a prep senior during pickup game

Oh boy. This isn’t what you want from your rookie if you are the Hornets. Especially if your rookie has personal issues while in college leading many to think of him as a huge risk. Charlotte’s rookie P.J. Hairston got into a tussle during a pickup game in North Carolina which led to him punching a prep senior according to Yahoo! Sports. Hornets rookie PJ Hairston got into a...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

PJ Hairston Punches Kid in Face at YMCA

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports Charlotte Hornets rookie PJ Hairston’s career in the NBA has started on the wrong foot. At the YMCA gym in Durham, North Carolina, Hairston got into a fight with 17-year-old Kentrell Barkley. We don’t know why they fought, but the Hornets are investigating the incident. Hornets rookie PJ Hairston got into a minor altercation with a prep senior in a...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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