CHARLOTTE HORNETS NEWS

Court Vision: Hornets top Knicks; Walker may need surgery

Charlotte shoots poorly again and wins again as it beats New York 76-71 Saturday night. Three-Point Take 1. CHO: HORNETS TO DETERMINE SOON IF KEMBA NEEDS SURGERY Hornets point guard Kemba Walker missed his third game in his last five Saturday night because of extreme soreness in his left knee because of a cyst on the meniscus. Surgery may be a possibility.  Charlotte general manager...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hornets only score 76 points, still beat 'Melo-less Knicks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts, who started in place of the injured Kemba Walker, was 5 of 9 from the field and made all six free throws as the Hornets snapped the Knicks' three-game win streak. The Knicks played without Carmelo Anthony...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks' Anthony, Hornets' Walker sitting out

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher said Carmelo Anthony and Jose Calderon will sit out Saturday night against the Charlotte Hornets. Kemba Walker is out for the Hornets. Anthony has missed time recently with a knee injury, and Fisher didn't want to play his star small forward on a back-to-back nights. Anthony's injury is officially listed as ''recovery'' on...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Charlotte Hornets (18-26) 90 Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) 129 Box Score It was a week and a day before Friday night’s game that I wrote in this space about how the Cavaliers broke free from the grip of the six-game losing streak that had been suffocating them since the start of 2015. Was it only eight days ago? Nay, it couldn’t have been! It must have been many seasons and many...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Recap: Cavs Exterminate Hornets for Fifth Straight Victory

(Cleveland, OH) – In arguably their most complete performance of the year, the Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) demolished the Charlotte Hornets (18-26) by a score of 129-90 on Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. In a seemingly flawless game, the Cavs dominated the Hornets from the opening tip and led by as many as 49 points on multiple occasions. “You can’t stop the train in the...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pregame Dribbles: Cavs' O, Hornets' D set to collide

Tipoff: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. EST. Records: Cavaliers 23-20; Hornets 18-25. TV: FOX Sports Ohio. Radio: WTAM 1100, 100.7 WMMS, 87.7 FM La Mega, AM 1590 WAKR (Akron) Projected Starters Hornets: C Bismack Biyombo; PF Cody Zeller; SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist; SG Gerald Henderson; PG Kemba Walker. Cavaliers: C Timofey Mozgov; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG J.R....
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Charlotte Hornets Preview: Rising Stars in the East

(Cleveland, OH) — The Cleveland Cavaliers (23-20) square off against the Charlotte Hornets (18-25) Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. This game represents a matchup of two Eastern Conference clubs on the rise. The Cavaliers are in the middle of a four-game win streak, while the Hornets have won eight of their last ten games. The Cavs are fresh off a convincing win over the Utah...
Via Cavaliers Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies call up Thomas from D-League, sign him to 10-day deal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Grizzlies have signed forward Tyrus Thomas to a 10-day contract, calling him up from Memphis' NBA Development League affiliate in Iowa. General manager Chris Wallace announced the deal Thursday. The 6-foot-10, 225-pound Thomas has played two games with the Iowa Energy. He's averaging 14.5 points and 7 rebounds shooting 58.8 percent overall. Now 28, Thomas was...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Hornets Game Recap: Critical Errors Late Cost Heat Yet Again

(Charlotte, NC) – The Miami Heat (18-24) were defeated by the Charlotte Hornets (18-25), 78-76, at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday night. In a defensive struggle of a game, Miami trailed Charlotte for most of the night. The Hornets led the Heat from midway through the first quarter until Mario Chalmers’ three-pointer with 3:37 remaining in the game gave Miami their first...
Via Heat Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hornets continue climb toward playoffs

Charlotte survives scare and beats Miami 78-76 on Wednesday night. Three-Point Take 1. KEMBA RETURNS FROM 2-GAME ABSENCE  Charlotte point guard Kemba Walker returned to the starting lineup Wednesday night against the Heat after missing the previous two games because of a cyst on the meniscus of his left knee.  He finished with 15 points in 34 minutes of play. "In the first half...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Heat as Kemba Walker returns from injury with 15 points

  Kemba Walker scored 15 points, Bismack Biyombo had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and the surging Charlotte Hornets edged the Miami Heat 78-76 on Wednesday night. Charlotte (18-25) won for the eighth time in nine games despite going without a field goal for the final seven minutes. The Hornets had a 56-41 rebounding edge against the Heat, who played without Hassan Whiteside and Luol...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat hit hard on boards, fall on road to Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kemba Walker scored 15 points, Bismack Biyombo had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and the surging Charlotte Hornets edged the Miami Heat 78-76 on Wednesday night. Charlotte won for the eighth time in nine games despite going without a field goal in the final seven minutes. The Hornets had a 56-41 rebounding edge against the Heat, who played without Hassan Whiteside...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Heat 78-76 for 8th win in 9 games

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker scored 15 points, Bismack Biyombo had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and the surging Charlotte Hornets edged the Miami Heat 78-76 on Wednesday night. Charlotte won for the eighth time in nine games despite going without a field goal in the final seven minutes. The Hornets had a 56-41 rebounding edge against the Heat, who played without Hassan Whiteside...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat hit hard on boards, fall on road to Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kemba Walker scored 15 points, Bismack Biyombo had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and the surging Charlotte Hornets edged the Miami Heat 78-76 on Wednesday night. Charlotte won for the eighth time in nine games despite going without a field goal in the final seven minutes. The Hornets had a 56-41 rebounding edge against the Heat, who played without Hassan Whiteside...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan emotional while accepting Charlotte business award

  A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business Journal's Business Person of the Year. The Charlotte Hornets owner said during a nine-minute acceptance speech Tuesday night posted on the organization's website, that while he's received many awards as a player, this one was different...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business award

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) An emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears as he accepted an award for being named the Charlotte Business Journal's Business Person of the Year. The Charlotte Hornets owner said during a nine-minute speech Tuesday night that aired on the organization's website that while he's received many awards as a player, this one was different. Jordan became emotional...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Things are looking up for the surging Charlotte Hornets, who have proven nearly unbeatable over the last 2 1/2 weeks. Kemba Walker's expected return should only make them stronger. The Hornets are hoping to have their leading scorer available Wednesday night against the visiting Miami Heat, who have controlled the series over...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Things are looking up for the surging Charlotte Hornets, who have proven nearly unbeatable over the last 2 1/2 weeks. Kemba Walker's expected return should only make them stronger. The Hornets are hoping to have their leading scorer available Wednesday night against the visiting Miami Heat, who have controlled the series over...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat-Hornets Preview

Things are looking up for the surging Charlotte Hornets, who have proven nearly unbeatable over the last 2 1/2 weeks. Kemba Walker's expected return should only make them stronger. The Hornets are hoping to have their leading scorer available Wednesday night against the visiting Miami Heat, who have controlled the series over the years. Charlotte (17-25) has climbed to within one...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrus Thomas Signs 10-Day Contract With Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Tyrus Thomas to a 10-day contract. Thomas returns to the NBA after a brief stint in the D-League. Thomas hasn't played in the NBA since the 12-13 season with the then Charlotte Bobcats.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former LSU standout Tyrus Thomas poised to re-emerge in the NBA, report says

The former Tiger has been out of the NBA for the last year and a half.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
5 days ago

Former Bull Tyrus Thomas is Making a Comeback

It’s been nearly two years since Tyrus Thomas played his last NBA game for the Charlotte Bobcats. The last time we checked in with Tyrus, the Lakers were planning on working him out. Obviously nothing came from that because he isn’t on the Lakers, but that doesn’t mean Tyrus has given up on his NBA comeback. On January 13, the Tyrus Thomas comeback tour officially began as...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No Kemba? No Problem; Hornets Win 2 in a Row While Kemba Rests a Sore Knee

I say, “No Kemba, no problem”, but to be honest, I was very nervous about playing a game without Kemba and Al. It’s no secret that we struggle to score the ball, and as soon as I heard that Kemba was having left knee soreness due to some cysts that have been in there since high school, my stomach began to churn. The last thing the Hornets needed was another loss, after losing...
Via Trade Street Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hornets blowout Timberwolves to continue hot stretch

The defense stood tall for the Charlotte Hornets in their 105-80 win over the Timberwolves, their seventh win in the past eight games. Three-Point Take 1. JEFFERSON MAKES SURPRISE RETURN Outside of the win, the most important aspect of Monday afternoon's game was the sudden and surprise return of Hornets All-Pro center Al Jefferson, who has been out since Dec. 31, with a left groin...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets handle Timberwolves in Al Jefferson's return from injury

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Gerald Henderson scored 17 points, Brian Roberts added 16 and the Hornets defeated the Timberwolves 105-80 on Monday -- their seventh win in eight games. Charlotte's Al Jefferson returned after a nine-game absence due to a groin injury. He had eight points and five rebounds in his 25 minutes off the bench. In all, Charlotte's bench outscored Minnesota 52-31, including...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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