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The Charlotte Hornets' acquisition of Mo Williams has helped them recapture the scoring punch they've missed since losing Kemba Walker. Williams will look to take advantage of one of the league's worst defenses Tuesday night when Charlotte hosts the Los Angeles Lakers. The Hornets (24-33) averaged 89.1 points in their first eight games after losing Walker to a torn meniscus. He had...
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Michael Jordan Now Worth $1 Billion

Michael Jordan has made the Forbes Magazine list of the richest people in the world with an estimated net worth of $1 billion. Jordan qualifies as the 1,741st richest person in the world. It is believed that Jordan makes more than $100 million a year off royalties from his Nike Air Jordan line, though his business manager Estee Portnoy has never confirmed those numbers. In March...
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Hornets hold off Magic with help from Mo Williams' double-double

  Mo Williams is going to have to do more than just score to get Charlotte to the playoffs this season. He also needs to distribute the ball like he did Sunday night against Orlando. Williams had 23 points and 11 assists, leading the Hornets to a 98-83 victory over the Magic. "I'm a player that takes what the defense gives us," Williams said. "The last three games or so, they've...
Via AP on Fox
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Magic struggle from floor, fall at home to Hornets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Mo Williams had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-83 on Sunday night. Cody Zeller, Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson had 16 points apiece for the Hornets, who had dropped six of seven. It was the fifth straight double-digit scoring game for Williams and his second time with double-digit assists since being dealt to...
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Williams helps Charlotte hold off Orlando 98-83

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Mo Williams had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-83 on Sunday night. Cody Zeller, Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson had 16 points apiece for the Hornets, who had dropped six of seven. It was the fifth straight double-digit scoring game for Williams and his second time with double-digit assists since being dealt to Charlotte...
Via AP on Fox
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Magic Musings: Poor shooting rears its head against Hornets again

ORLANDO, Fla. -- There's something about the Charlotte Hornets that brings out the worst in the Orlando Magic when it comes to shooting. Despite getting 21 points from Victor Oladipo, the Magic hit only 36.5 percent of their field-goal attempts Sunday night in losing 98-83. It was the first time they shot less than 39 percent in a game since the Hornets' most recent trip to Orlando...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Magic struggle from floor, fall at home to Hornets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Mo Williams had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-83 on Sunday night. Cody Zeller, Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson had 16 points apiece for the Hornets, who had dropped six of seven. It was the fifth straight double-digit scoring game for Williams and his second time with double-digit assists since being dealt to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Fails to Overcome 36.5 FG% in Loss to Charlotte

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic for the ninth straight game held an opponent under one hundred points, but Orlando got schooled 98-83 at Amway Center at the hands of the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets looked like a team wanting to make the playoffs. Orlando shot an awful 36.5 FG% as the starters caved throughout the contest. Hornets shot 50.0 FG...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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Charlotte Hornets at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. It hasn't taken long for Mo Williams to make an impact on the Charlotte Hornets, but they're still struggling. Williams will try to continue doing his part as the Hornets try to win for just the second time in eight tries Sunday night against the Orlando Magic. In an effort to improve their playoff chances in the...
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Charlotte Hornets at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. It hasn't taken long for Mo Williams to make an impact on the Charlotte Hornets, but they're still struggling. Williams will try to continue doing his part as the Hornets try to win for just the second time in eight tries Sunday night against the Orlando Magic. In an effort to improve their playoff chances in the tight...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Hornets-Magic Preview

It hasn't taken long for Mo Williams to make an impact on the Charlotte Hornets, but they're still struggling. Williams will try to continue doing his part as the Hornets try to win for just the second time in eight tries Sunday night against the Orlando Magic. In an effort to improve their playoff chances in the tight Eastern Conference race for eighth, Charlotte (23-33) acquired...
Via AP on Fox
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4up/4down: Celtics vs. Hornets ( 56 of 82)

In game with serious playoff implications the Celtics had a chance to close in within percentage points of the 8th seed. After falling behind by as many by 16, the new faces carried us back and delivered one of the best wins of the season. With a 106-98 win over the Hornets, the Celtics are now in a virtual 4 way tie with the Pacers, Hornets, and Nets for that last playoff spot...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson Not Rushing Into Thoughts Of Late-Career Return To Boston

BOSTON — First LeBron James, then Kevin Garnett. Could Al Jefferson be the next player to go home? The Charlotte Hornets big man wasn’t ready to contemplate such a possibility before taking on the Celtics, the team he began his NBA career with in 2004, on Friday. Jefferson will forever be linked to Garnett, whose trade to Boston was made possible by...
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Jae Crowder’s Defense On Al Jefferson Turns Tide For Celtics Vs. Hornets

BOSTON — Jae Crowder’s play in the fourth quarter was anything but overlooked, but not all of the appreciation was directed at the right place. Crowder drained two big 3-pointers in the final frame Friday to help the Boston Celtics surge back for a 106-98 win over the Charlotte Hornets, and each shot prompted playoff-caliber roars from the TD Garden...
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Thomas' 28 points help Celtics rally from big deficit to beat Hornets

  Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points and the Boston Celtics recovered from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 106-98 on Friday night. It was the third straight win for the Celtics, who were outscored 25-1 over stretch of nine-plus minutes that spanned the end of the second quarter and beginning of the third. Marvin Williams' layup at the 3:27 mark in the...
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Celtics rally from big deficit to beat Hornets 106-98

BOSTON (AP) Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points and the Boston Celtics recovered from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 106-98 on Friday night. It was the third straight win for the Celtics, who were outscored 25-1 over stretch of nine-plus minutes that spanned the end of the second quarter and beginning of the third. Marvin Williams' layup at the 3:27...
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Isaiah Thomas and Jonas Jerebko lead Boston Celtics to win over Charlotte Hornets

The Celtics pulled off a big comeback as Isaiah Thomas and Jonas Jerebko sank Mo Williams and the Charlotte Hornets.
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Stephenson still searching for identity in Hornets' system

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte has just finished another game, this time a loss to Oklahoma City, and the throng of local media converged into the Hornets locker room to talk to the players. Sitting in a chair in the right-front corner of the locker room at his locker stall, Lance Stephenson quietly dressed. Not a single member of the media was interested in talking to him. They hadn...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Boston Celtics-Charlotte Hornets Game Online (Live Stream)

Friday night’s matchup at TD Garden will have playoff implications, as the Boston Celtics host the Charlotte Hornets. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo below. Photo via Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Live Stream
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Bismack Biyombo Took A Homeless Guy Out To Dinner In Chicago

The Charlotte Hornets were in Chicago this week, and got to enjoy a little bit of downtime between Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Mavericks and Wednesday night’s win over the Bulls. On Tuesday night, Bismack Biyombo, who has missed the last month of action with a bone bruise, found himself wandering the streets of the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Lance Stephenson tries to leap over fan, completely fails

Man, Lance Stephenson must have really wanted to save this ball from going out of bounds. The Charlotte Hornets wing took to the skies and literally tried to leap over a courtside fan in an effort to gain an extra possession for his team. Unfortunately for Stephenson, two facts worked against him: 1. The ball was already out of bounds, so his attempt at such an athletic feat was...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets’ Bismack Biyombo Buys Homeless Chicago Man Clothes, Takes Him Out To Dinner

The Charlotte Hornets were in Chicago last night taking on the Bulls (they beat a Derrick Rose-less Chicago team, 98-86). Before Wednesday’s game, Hornets’ forward Bismack Biyombo did something that will certainly warm your heart. After running into a Chicago homeless man, Biyombo offered to go out for food with the man. However, the homeless man said he couldn’t […]...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Bulls to snap five-game skid

CHICAGO -- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 18 points and 12 rebounds, Mo Williams scored 17 and the Charlotte Hornets beat Chicago 98-86 Wednesday night after the Bulls learned Derrick Rose will have yet another knee surgery. Al Jefferson added 16 points to help the Hornets snap a five-game losing streak. But all that was overshadowed by the news that Rose needs another operation. The...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Hornets down Bulls 98-86

The Charlotte Hornets entered Wednesday’s contest with he Chicago Bulls on a five game losing streak, and on the outside of the playoff picture. The Hornets were able to take advantage of a struggling Chicago squad to get back on the winning track behind 18 points and 12 rebounds from Michael Kidd-Gilchrist; in addition to his scoring and rebounding, MKG also shut Mike Dunleavy...
Via Trade Street Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Bulls to snap five-game skid

CHICAGO -- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 18 points and 12 rebounds, Mo Williams scored 17 and the Charlotte Hornets beat Chicago 98-86 Wednesday night after the Bulls learned Derrick Rose will have yet another knee surgery. Al Jefferson added 16 points to help the Hornets snap a five-game losing streak. But all that was overshadowed by the news that Rose needs another operation. The...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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