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Hornets' biggest offseason need could be 3-point shooting

There's an upside to a disappointing NBA season: A team gets to do some renovations on the roster in the offseason. That might not be much solace for the Charlotte Hornets, but the good news for this team is that playoff contention is just a few moves away.Heck, the team just barely missed the postseason as it was this year, one season removed from a solid run into the playoffs....
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Jefferson plans to return, Henderson unsure

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Al Jefferson has no intentions of opting out of his contract with the Charlotte Hornets. Gerald Henderson isn't quite ready to make the same declaration. Jefferson is due $13.5 million next season. Henderson, the longest-tenured player on the roster, is set to make $6 million. Both have opt-out clauses in their contracts that would allow them to become free...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets stopped by Heat

MIAMI -- Goran Dragic scored 28 points, his most since coming to Miami in a February trade, and the Heat helped their playoff chances by topping the Charlotte Hornets 105-100 on Tuesday night. Luol Deng scored 21 for the Heat, who snapped a four-game losing streak. Dwyane Wade had 19 and Hassan Whiteside added 12 on 6-for-8 shooting for Miami. Gerald Henderson led the Hornets with...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets out-last Sixers 92-91

The Charlotte Hornets were neck-and-neck with the Philadelphia 76ers the whole way, even trailing by 1 in the waning seconds before Gerald Henderson put in the game winning layup with six seconds to play. Coming the other way, Ish Smith missed a driving layup, Henderson grabbed the rebound to seal Philadelphia’s fate. Kemba Walker carried the load for the Hornets, finishing with...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Henderson's layup lifts Hornets past 76ers

  Gerald Henderson was determined to turn an ''awful night'' into a memorable one. The sixth-year guard overcame a 2-of-12 shooting night when he scored on a driving layup with 6 seconds left to propel Charlotte to a 92-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night, keeping alive the Hornets' slim playoff hopes. ''Coach drew the play up and I just said in my mind, `I'm going...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Henderson's layup lifts Hornets past 76ers 92-91

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Gerald Henderson was determined to turn an ''awful night'' into a memorable one. The sixth-year guard overcame a 2-of-12 shooting night when he scored on a driving layup with 6 seconds left to propel Charlotte to a 92-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night, keeping alive the Hornets' slim playoff hopes. ''Coach drew the play up and I just said...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Stuckey scores 15 to lead Pacers past Hornets

INDIANAPOLIS -- Rodney Stuckey scored 15 points off the bench to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 93-74 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. C.J. Watson had 13 points and four steals, and C.J. Miles added 12 points and six rebounds for the Pacers, who had lost two in a row. Gerald Henderson had 12 points and seven rebounds, and Marvin Williams, Bismack Biyombo and Lance...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets rout Pistons; Al Jefferson scores 11 after having knee drained

  Marvin Williams scored 18 points and the Charlotte Hornets cruised to a 102-78 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Kemba Walker had 17 points and Gerald Henderson added 14 as the Hornets won for only the third time in 10 games to keep pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Charlotte entered the night two games behind eighth-place Brooklyn. Before the game, Hornets...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Marvin Williams leads Hornets past Pistons 102-78

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Marvin Williams scored 18 points and the Charlotte Hornets cruised to a 102-78 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Kemba Walker had 17 points and Gerald Henderson added 14 as the Hornets won for only the third time in 10 games to keep pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Charlotte entered the night two games behind eighth-place Brooklyn...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Tired Hornets Fall to Celtics, 116-104

I used to always talk about the Bobcats losing games that they shouldn’t have and winning games that they shouldn’t have.  I used to talk about how when we would play a team worse than us, we would play down to their level.  Last night, at home, with playoff implications pending, the Hornets did not need to lose the game.  Unfortunately, they did lose, 116 – 104.  The Celtics...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets snap losing streak, beat shorthanded Hawks

The Charlotte Hornets had lost three consecutive games coming in to Saturday’s match-up with the Atlanta Hawks. Atlanta, having already clinched the Eastern Conference’s number one seed took the opportunity to rest four of their starters, while Jeff Teague was out of the lineup due to injury, meaning the entire starting line for the Hawks was sitting this one out. Charlotte was...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Walker leads way as Hornets beat Hawks' backups

  Kemba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 on Saturday night. Gerald Henderson scored 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting, and Mo Williams hit four 3-pointers and had 18 points as the Hornets snapped a three-game losing streak. Marvin Williams chipped in with 17 points for Charlotte (31-41), which moved back...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Hawks backups 115-100

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 on Saturday night. Gerald Henderson scored 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting, and Mo Williams hit four 3-pointers and had 18 points as the Hornets snapped a three-game losing streak. Marvin Williams chipped in with 17 points for Charlotte (31-41...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets Come From 13 back to Defeat the T-Wolves

The Hornets snapped a 3-game losing streak by defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 109-98 last night.  They are going to need to get locked in to some wins if they want to continue on pace to make the playoffs again this season.  The Hornets scorers were led by Mo Williams, former T-Wolf, with 24 points.  He also had 4 assists, 4 rebounds and a block to go with it.  He was joined...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams, Hornets upend Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mo Williams scored 24 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Al Jefferson each added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets snapped their three-game skid by beating Minnesota 109-98 on Sunday night. Gerald Henderson added 17 points for the Hornets. Gorgui Dieng led Minnesota with 16 points and Kevin Martin had 15 points and nine assists. The Wolves trailed by 13 in the first...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Hornets at Wolves

The Charlotte Hornets aren't playing like a team in the mix for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Winless through three on a five-game trip, the Hornets try to get back on track Sunday night against the depleted Minnesota Timberwolves. Charlotte (29-38) won its first five games in March by averaging 105.6 points and shooting 49.5 percent, but since has scored 87.5 and shot...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets overcome deficit, beat Bulls at home

The Charlotte Hornets came into Friday night’s home game against the Chicago Bulls having lost two in a row to the Washington Wizards and Sacramento Kings. In addition to the deflating losses, the starting front-court in Al Jefferson and Cody Zeller, was out last night, as the two big-men are currently both battling injuries. Chicago is also battling injuries, as point guard Derrick...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Henderson helps Hornets battle back from 19 down to beat Bulls

  Gerald Henderson scored 20 points, Mo Williams added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets used a big second-half turnaround to beat the Chicago Bulls 101-91 on Friday night. The Hornets overcame a 19-point, first-half deficit and moved back ahead of the Miami Heat into eighth place in the Eastern Conference by a half-game after two home losses this week had dropped them out of the playoff...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets battle back from 19 down to beat Bulls 101-91

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Gerald Henderson scored 20 points, Mo Williams added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets used a big second-half turnaround to beat the Chicago Bulls 101-91 on Friday night. Kemba Walker had 10 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in his second game back from a knee injury as all five Hornets starters scored in double digits for the sixth time in the last nine games...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets handle Pistons in hostile territory

The Charlotte Hornets came in to Sunday’s game on a four game winning streak, and battling for playoff positioning with Miami and Indiana in a tight Eastern Conference race. Meanwhile, the Detroit Pistons had dropped five in a row, essentially removing themselves from the playoff hunt. The Pistons controlled momentum for much of the second half, holding a 62-54 lead at the half...
Via Trade Street Post
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards-Hornets Preview

Gerald Henderson might recall the last time Charlotte had a win streak longer than five games, but his Hornets teammates would need to obtain that information second-hand. Nearly five years later, Henderson will try to help them do it again Monday night and gain ground on the visiting Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference playoff race. When the then-Bobcats won six straight...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

#LetsTalk; A Request for Lance Stephenson

Every day I ask Lance Stephenson to give me a follow on Twitter.  My hashtag on the request is simply #LetsTalk. Why am I doing this daily?  Well, persistence pays off for starters.  I can honestly say that in my pursuit of a follow from Gerald Henderson, Kemba Walker, Bismack Biyombo, Cody Zeller, and the rest of the gang, it hasn’t ever worked.  It did work with Matt Carroll...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards Drop 5th Straight

The Wizards blew an 11 point lead, falling for the 5th straight time, 94-87 to the Hornets in Charlotte on Thursday night. It’s the Hornets 5th straight win over the Wizards and their second this week. Charlotte has won three straight, despite playing without their best player, point guard Kemba Walker. Gerald Henderson picked up the slack, scoring 13 of his game high 27 points...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald Henderson soars for inbounds alley-oop dunk against Wizards

In terms of underrated slam dunk artist around the association, you can definitely put Charlotte Hornets guard Gerald Henderson on that list. During today’s Wizards-Hornets game in the first quarter of play, Henderson took an out-of-bounds pass and soared for an epic alley-oop jam: Great play from Gerald and kudos on the pass to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist! *** Henderson alley-oop...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets Hold On To Beat Wizards 92-88

The Charlotte Hornets finished off a 3-game road trip on Monday in Washington, and managed to come out with a win.  A 2-1 road trip is a pretty good trip, considering the absence of Kemba Walker, Bismack Biyombo, and Marvin Williams for 2 of the 3 games. The Hornets played their usual brand of precise defense, holding Washington 12 points under their season average, while stepping...
Via Trade Street Post
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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