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Trail Blazers win 9th in a row, top Hornets 105-97

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Wesley Matthews scored a season-high 28 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 105-97 on Wednesday night for their ninth consecutive victory. Matthews was 10 of 15 from the field and 6 of 9 from 3-point range as Portland (12-3) improved to 7-0 against Eastern Conference teams. Damian Lillard had 22 points, and Robin Lopez added...
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Kemba Walker embarrasses Chris Paul with crossover

The Los Angeles Clippers would get the last laugh in a convincing 113-92 win over the Charlotte Hornets last night, but Kemba Walker added a new highlight to his already impressive mix tape. During a sequence in the second quarter, Walker put on a lightening quick crossover on Chris Paul that had the superstar point guard stumbling the wrong way. Walker nailed the jumper, but struggled...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker schools Chris Paul with killer crossover (GIF)

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker schooled Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul with a killer crossover late in the second quarter of Monday night's game at the Time Warner Cable Arena.Walker sank a 19-foot jumper after making the nice move on CP3, which brought the home crowd and the Hornets bench to their feet. Walker finished the game with 15 points, 5 rebounds...
Via Holdout Sports
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Kemba Walker Shakes Chris Paul Into Another Area Code

Nasty crossovers are pretty much like really good sitcoms. You’ve seen the concept before, but each one is so unique in their own way that you still react like a giddy child. Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker entered his submission for nastiest crossover of the year Monday night, showing blatant disregard for the well-being of Chris Paul’s ankles in the second quarter. It...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker Breaks Chris Paul’s Ankles With Crossover (Video)

That Kemba Walker is a dangerous young fella. The Hornets star gave Chris Paul a taste of his own medicine with this wicked crossover that almost made Paul fall into the bench. h/t Zach Harper 
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Kemba Walker Breaks Chris Paul’s Ankles With Crossover (Video)

That Kemba Walker is a dangerous young fella. The Hornets star gave Chris Paul a taste of his own medicine with this wicked crossover that almost made Paul fall into the bench. h/t Zach Harper 
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WATCH: Kemba Walker breaks Chris Paul's ankles

Kemba Walker can dance. And, boy, did he make Chris Paul “dance” in a match-up between the Charlotte Hornets and Los Angeles Clippers. Look at Kemba lose CP3 with this crossover: The Clippers do lead by halftime against the Hornets, 56-53. But Kemba’s crossover is the play that we will remember in that half. *** Kemba Walker picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @gifdsports.
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Too Much Heat in Miami; Hornets Drop 5th Straight

If you take the game as a whole, it was one of the better games the Hornets have played this season.  A solid effort was put forth by every player on the team, and we just came up short at the end.   5 players in double figures is a good thing, but not when you still lose.  Al Jefferson had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Lance Stephenson had 17 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (he...
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Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Recap: Nail Biter

(Miami, FL) — The Miami Heat (8-6) defeated the Charlotte Hornets (4-10), 94-93, on Sunday night at the American Airlines Arena. It took a turnaround jump shot by Chris Bosh, two missed shots by Kemba Walker, and a failed Al Jefferson tip-in in the last 31 seconds of the game to give the Heat their second straight victory. Luol Deng scored 26 points to lead the Heat in scoring...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Miami comes through in closing seconds for big win

MIAMI -- In their most thrilling victory of the season, the Miami Heat outlasted the Charlotte Hornets in the closing seconds Sunday to come away with a 94-93 victory at home. Charlotte had lost four straight but proved to be a worthy adversary after defeating Miami earlier this month. They had a second victory in their grasp Sunday night before letting it slip away late. The Heat...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets at Miami Heat game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. The Charlotte Hornets hadn't defeated the Miami Heat in over four years before finally getting the best of them earlier this month. Not much has gone their way since. The Hornets try to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat when they visit the Heat on Sunday. Charlotte (4-9) had been outscored by an average of 13.4 points during...
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Charlotte Hornets at Miami Heat game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. The Charlotte Hornets hadn't defeated the Miami Heat in over four years before finally getting the best of them earlier this month. Not much has gone their way since. The Hornets try to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat when they visit the Heat on Sunday. Charlotte (4-9) had been outscored by an average of 13.4 points during...
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Hornets-Heat Preview

The Charlotte Hornets hadn't defeated the Miami Heat in over four years before finally getting the best of them earlier this month. Not much has gone their way since. The Hornets try to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat when they visit the Heat on Sunday. Charlotte (4-9) had been outscored by an average of 13.4 points during a 16-game losing streak against Miami before pulling...
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Court Vision: Hornets lose another big lead, fall to Magic

Here's an inside look at the Charlotte Hornets' 105-100 home loss to the Orlando Magic on Friday night: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Once again, the Hornets let a big lead fade The season may be young, but the Hornets have already developed a pattern of building up sizable leads that were seemingly big enough to ensure victory -- only to fall apart in the end. A week ago at Portland (Nov...
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Lance Stephenson enjoyed his return to Indiana

            Lance Stephenson left the Indiana Pacers in free agency this past offseason, and signed with the Charlotte Hornets. His departure was not necessarily on the best terms, and he made his first return to face the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday. Indiana was able to pull off a dramatic 88-86 buzzer beating win over the Hornets due...
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Replacing McBob: Charlotte’s Glue Crew

  Forget his ground-shaking elbow to Lebron’s throat and move on from the bottle rocket passes that lit up the floor night-in and night-out. Gone is his sultry brown mane that fluttered as he galloped down the court, as well as his awe-inspiring beard that hangs from his face like moss on a weathered southern oak. Josh McRoberts (aka The Dude, aka McBob, aka El Duderino) has...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Destroyed by Warriors; 112-87

So what happens when a team with 5 new players and starters with injuries face a full strength, west coast powerhouse? Nothing good. The Charlotte Hornets were without Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as the faced the Warriors last night. They also had their starting power forward, Marvin Williams, with a sore Achilles tendon. Did I mention that Kemba Walker’s back was bothering him?  Gary...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker leads Hornets to come-from-behind win over Suns

  Kemba Walker scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied to beat the Phoenix Suns 103-95 on Friday night. Al Jefferson and Gary Neal each had 14 points for the Hornets, who won for the first time in five road games. Lance Stephenson scored 13, and Bismack Biyombo finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Charlotte had lost the last five games...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker, Hornets break through against Suns

PHOENIX -- Kemba Walker scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied to beat the Phoenix Suns 103-95 on Friday night. Al Jefferson and Gary Neal each had 14 points for the Hornets, who won for the first time in five road games. Lance Stephenson scored 13, and Bismack Biyombo finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Charlotte had lost the last five...
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Walker, Hornets break through against Suns

PHOENIX -- Kemba Walker scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied to beat the Phoenix Suns 103-95 on Friday night. Al Jefferson and Gary Neal each had 14 points for the Hornets, who won for the first time in five road games. Lance Stephenson scored 13, and Bismack Biyombo finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Charlotte had lost the last five...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker, Hornets beat Suns 103-95

PHOENIX (AP) Kemba Walker scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied to beat the Phoenix Suns 103-95 on Friday night. Al Jefferson and Gary Neal each had 14 points for the Hornets, who won for the first time in five road games. Lance Stephenson scored 13, and Bismack Biyombo finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Charlotte had lost the last...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Week one wrap up!

So heres a quick wrap up of this weeks Charlotte Hornets action! Record 1-2 Overall Record 1-2 This week was a combination of the highest highs, and the lowest lows. Opening night was full of pride and emotion as the team returned the Hornets name to Charlotte. The game, however, looked like trouble as the young Milwaukee Bucks stormed out to a 24 point lead. Kemba Walker and the...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Money Well Spent

Kemba Walker gets 4 year 48 million dollar extension and the Hornets keep a leader and rising star By Michael Johnson The Hornets and Kemba Walker can both rest a little easier now after the two sides agreed on the new deal late Tuesday evening. Walker who is now entering his fourth season in Charlotte is coming off of arguably his best season as a pro. He average 17 points and 6...
Via TopSportsReport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Charlotte Hornets Make the Playoffs This Season?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Justin Becker of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. You can him on twitter @NBAandNFLInfo or on theFantasy Basketball Money Leagues Google+ Page, and for more Charlotte Hornets News and Rumors visit Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues today! Fans will become engrossed with the Charlotte Hornets this season as they attempt to cement themselves...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Guard Kemba Walker Signs 4-Year Extension With Charlotte Hornets

During the Charlotte Hornets season opener point guard Kemba Walker impressed his team scoring 26 points with 6 rebounds and five assists, which is probably why they want him to stick around. Marc Stein of ESPN reports, Kemba Walker signed a 4-year contract extension worth $48 million with the team he started out with on Tuesday. A couple days later the NCAA champion said he wants...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss
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