Pistons-Hornets Preview

Although the Charlotte Hornets are doing nearly everything they can to quit the playoff race, the weak Eastern Conference seems to be refusing their resignation letter. If they can win for just the fourth time in 13 games Wednesday night against the visiting Detroit Pistons, the Hornets could climb within a game of the conference's No. 8 spot. A loss, however, would drop them 1 1...
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5 hours 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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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics top Hornets to reclaim final playoff position in East

  Avery Bradley says despite a season of ups and downs, he never stopped believing the Boston Celtics were a playoff team. If the Celtics continue to play the way they have in recent weeks, Bradley might be right. Bradley had 30 points and eight rebounds, and the Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-104 on Monday night for an important Eastern Conference victory. Boston (33-41...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Boston Celtics defeat the Charlotte Hornets 116-104

Lack of effort? What lack of effort? Boston came to Charlotte to play and got the 116-104 win because of it.The Celtics came out strong, netting themselves a double-digit lead in the first quarter. The Hornets made a bit of a run in the first quarter and attempted to come back in the fourth, but this one was all Boston.Marcus Smart's shooting woes took a back seat in this one, as...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics-Hornets Preview

Of the four teams battling for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, three have contributed to the current level of intrigue mostly by subtraction. The Hornets and Boston Celtics are two of them, and they'll meet Monday night in Charlotte with the home team trying to secure the season series. The Hornets (31-41) sit one-half game behind the Celtics (32-41), who are tied...
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2 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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3 days ago  |  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...
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3 days ago  |  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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards outlast Hornets in 2OT

The Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards were neck-and-neck until the very end in a battle of attrition last night in D.C. as the Wizards got the better of Charlotte in double-overtime, 110-107. It was a hard-fought game as Al Jefferson and John Wall led their respective teams in scoring with Jefferson notching 31 points on 14 of 24 shooting and Wall finishing with 32 points...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Youthful Back Court Gives Washington Wizards a Needed Jolt

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards shoots over Mo Williams #7, Al Jefferson #25 and Kemba Walker #15 of the Charlotte Hornets in the first overtime at Verizon Center on March 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) “I think we’re definitely the best back court in the league.” A bold claim, made by Washington Wizards’ shooting guard Bradley Beal...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets falter at home, lose to Nets 91-88

The Charlotte Hornets played their first home game since a five-game road trip on Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena. It wasn’t pretty. Though the Hornets were very much in the game until the end, and held the lead for a large portion, they didn’t seem to be doing much of anything well. The defense wilted at times, and the offense was woefully unreliable, as the team shot a...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Brooks Makes Kemba Walker Fall With Spin-Move

The Chicago Bulls clinched a playoff spot with a win over the Hornets on Monday night. [Gustavo Vega] The post Aaron Brooks Makes Kemba Walker Fall With Spin-Move appeared first on Diehardsport.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Walker's 29 points, Hornets fall to Bulls

CHICAGO -- Nikola Mirotic scored 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago Bulls clinched a playoff spot with a 98-86 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. Pau Gasol had 27 points and 12 rebounds as Chicago moved into a tie with Toronto for third place in the Eastern Conference. Jimmy Butler added 19 points in his return to the lineup after missing 11 games...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Charlotte Hornets Make the Playoffs?

During this crucial period of the NBA season, where teams battle it out for a chance to play in the post-season, I decided it was a good time to make my predictions on where each bubble team will finish in the standings.  I have projected teams for the 6-11 spots in the Eastern Conference. Find out where John Miceli ranks Al Jefferson, Mo Williams, Kemba Walker, and the Charlotte...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets suffer costly loss to Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Rudy Gay had 33 points and nine rebounds, leading the Sacramento Kings past Charlotte 101-91 on Friday night for their second victory over the struggling Hornets in 10 days. The loss was a costly one for the Hornets. A victory would have moved Charlotte past Indiana and Boston into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics and Pacers both...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Mo Williams Saved the Season

(Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Coming into this season there was a lot of buzz surrounding the Hornets, pardon the pun. They were coming off a playoff appearance for the first time since the 2009-10 season and just signed one of the biggest free agents on the market in Lance Stephenson to add to their...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Kemba Walker 'rusty,' will continue to come off bench

After missing six weeks due to a torn lateral meniscus, Kemba Walker has been coming off the bench since his return. Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford explained why before last night's loss against the Clippers, in which Walker was indeed a reserve, tallying 15 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists in 24 minutes. Clifford offered no timetable for Walker's return to the starting lineup...
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13 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball Infirmary: Week 20 Injury Analysis

The Charlotte Hornets welcomed back Kemba Walker to their lineup on Wednesday evening. In 16 minutes off the bench, Walker posted 6 points, 2 assists, and 1 block in 16 minutes. It wasn’t the game we expect out of Walker, but he was going to be limited to 9 minutes per half and Coach Steve Clifford stuck to his word. Don’t be surprised if Walker continues to be on a minutes...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Ditches His Walker

The tennis balls are off the legs, the HurryCane back in the closet, the pre-game meal eaten at 5:00 AM at the early bird special - we've got Kemba Walker back! After a month and a half off, Walker came off the bench last night for the Hornets, and looked like Louis C.K.'s nethers.  Rusty.  2-9 from the field for 6/1/2/0/1 with a TO in 16 minutes.  While there's no need to be...
Via Razzball Basketball
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker returns, but Hornets fall at home to Kings

  Ben McLemore scored 27 points, Rudy Gay added 26, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a four-game losing streak with a 113-106 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. DeMarcus Cousins chipped in with 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Kings, who handed the playoff-hopeful Hornets a potentially costly defeat. Cousins and Gay combined for 18 points in the fourth quarter...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Mo Williams save the Charlotte Hornets' season?

When the Charlotte Hornets traded Gary Neal and a 2019 second-round pick for Mo Williams and Troy Daniels, expectations were low and their incentive was simple. At the time, franchise point guard Kemba Walker was expected to miss several weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee, and the Hornets were in desperate need of point guard depth and...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker, HE’S BACK!

Kemba Walker is making his return to the court during a very interesting time in the Buzz City.  The Eastern Conference standings are so tight in fact that the Hornets are one of five teams within four games jockeying for the 7th and 8th playoff position. Kemba Walker has missed the last 16 games. Kemba…meet Mo. Mo…meet Kemba. The Hornets are a different team now from...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker To Return Wednesday After 18-Game Absence

Kemba Walker will return to the Charlotte Hornets' lineup on Wednesday after missing 18 games due to knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus on Jan. 28. “I just can’t sit there anymore,” Walker said. “I’ve got to play. I hate to watch. I’m comfortable with where I’m at and I’m ready to go.” Walker will return against the Sacramento Kings.
Via RealGM
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker returning to Hornets on Wednesday

Kemba Walker will return to the court for the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. Head coach Steve Clifford announced that Walker will come off the bench in Wednesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings. Excited to have @KembaWalker back in tonight's rotation! We've missed you, ol' buddy, ol' pal. #WelcomeBackKemba — Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) March […]
Via Full Scale Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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