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Hornets Injury Update: P.J. Hairston returns from sprained ankle, leaves with sprained thumb

The Charlotte Hornets lost to the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday by the score of 105-97. The loss dropped the Hornets to 4-12 on the season, last in the Southeast Division. Brian Roberts lead the Hornets with 20 points in the losing effort. On the injury front, rookie P.J. Hairston, who just returned from an ankle sprain, left after 21 minutes of action due to a sprained thumb...
Via NBA Injury News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: DA drops assault charges against Hornets' P.J. Hairston

  Durham County's district attorney has dropped misdemeanor assault charges against Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston. The Herald-Sun of Durham reported that District Attorney Roger Echols said Thursday that he dropped the charges of simple assault and battery at the request of high school student Kentrell Barkley. Barkley had said Hairston punched him in the face during a...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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

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...
Via The Sideline
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: PJ Hairston Punches High School Kid In Face At YMCA

Marc J. Spears is reporting that Charlotte Hornets rookie guard PJ Hairston was involved in a minor altercation with high school senior Kentrell Barkley at a local North Carolina YMCA. Hornets rookie PJ Hairston got into a minor altercation with a prep senior in a pickup game in Durham,NC,today his agent confirmed to Yahoo — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 7, 2014 Hairston...
Via Thacover2
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

PJ Hairston In Scuffle With Durham HS Student

Just drafted PJ Hairston was involved with a light scuffle with a HS Student in Durham YMCA this evening. Hornets rookie PJ Hairston got into a minor altercation with a prep senior in a pickup game in Durham,NC,today his agent confirmed to Yahoo — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 7, 2014 Hairston punched Northern Durham High sr. forward Kentrell Barkley after the latter...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

P.J. Hairston punches prep senior at YMCA pickup game

Well, this isn’t a headline you ever want to see associated with anyone, let alone anyone on your time. Leading up to the NBA Draft, there were character concerns about UNC’s P.J. Hairston. He will play with the Charlotte Hornets this season, but his time in the NBA is not getting off to a good start. Hornets rookie PJ Hairston got into a minor altercation with a prep senior...
Via Pass The Pill
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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