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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn labrum, out indefinitely

The luck of Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is about as rotten as the lead singer of the Sex Pistols. On Thursday, the team announced that an MRI on Kidd-Gilchrist revealed a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He will be re-evaluted after the All-Star break, and there is otherwise no timetable for his return. INJURY UPDATE: @hornets F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had MRI revealing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist likely out for season with dislocated shoulder

Since Michael Kidd-Gilchrist returned from a torn labrum that cost him the first half of the season, the Charlotte Hornets have won five of seven games (including five of their last six) to creep into playoff position in the Eastern Conference. But during Charlotte’s win over Indiana on Wednesday, Kidd-Gilchrist re-tore his labrum, likely shelving him for the rest of the...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn labrum

Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is injured again. An MRI revealed a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the team announced Thursday, and his status for the remainder of the season is unknown: INJURY UPDATE: @hornets F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had MRI revealing torn labrum in his R shoulder. Will be re-evaluated after All-Star break. — Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

That stings: Pacers fall 117-95 to Hornets

INDIANAPOLIS -- Kemba Walker scored 25 points and Jeremy Lamb had 16 as the suddenly surging Charlotte Hornets rolled to a 117-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.Six players scored in double figures for the Hornets (27-26), who won their third straight -- and their first at Indiana since November 2008.Paul George led the Pacers (28-25) with 22 points, eight rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets take advantage of Pacers' poor defense in 117-95 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kemba Walker scored 25 points and Jeremy Lamb had 16 as the suddenly surging Charlotte Hornets rolled to a 117-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Six players scored in double figures for the Hornets (27-26), who won their third straight - and their first at Indiana since November 2008. Paul George led the Pacers (28-25) with 22 points, eight...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers face surging Hornets in final game before All-Star break

The return of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and the play of Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum have the Charlotte Hornets surging back into the playoff picture.Now they're hoping to move above .500 for the first time in more than a month, though they'll have to end their lengthy struggles at Indiana to get there.After allowing an average of 104.4 points on 47.9 percent shooting in their previous...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets-Pacers Preview

The return of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and the play of Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum have the Charlotte Hornets surging back into the playoff picture. Now they're hoping to move above .500 for the first time in more than a month, though they'll have to end their lengthy struggles at Indiana to get there. In both teams' final contest before the All-Star break, Charlotte will try...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker scores 30 as Hornets beat Bulls, 108-91

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker scored 30 points, and the Charlotte Hornets led from the start and beat the Chicago Bulls 108-91 on Monday night. Nicolas Batum had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 20 points and Spencer Hawes added 13 for the Hornets, who won their third straight over the Bulls at home. Pau Gasol finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls-Hornets Preview

Nicolas Batum is finally healthy, and that can spell bad news for a Chicago Bulls team missing its most important player. Batum looks to exploit the absence of Jimmy Butler and continue giving Chicago fits as the Charlotte Hornets host the Bulls on Monday night. Batum, who is second on the team in scoring at 14.9 points per game, has missed eight of Charlotte's last 19 games with...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Batum's 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past W

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Nicolas Batum had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Washington Wizards 108-104 on Saturday night. Kemba Walker added 23 points, Marvin Williams also had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Spencer Hawes scored 14 points for the Hornets, who trailed by as many as 19 points in the second...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Batum's 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past Wizards

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Nicolas Batum had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Washington Wizards 108-104 on Saturday night. Kemba Walker added 23 points, Marvin Williams also had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Spencer Hawes scored 14 points for the Hornets, who trailed by as many as 19 points in the second...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings seriously considering firing George Karl

The Sacramento Kings are growing impatient with George Karl. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Kings owner Vivek Ranadive and general manager Vlade Divac were extremely upset about the team’s blowout loss to the Brooklyn Nets Friday night. That level of displeasure is significant enough that Ranadive and Divac are now thinking about firing Karl. Wojnarowski...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards-Hornets Preview

As disappointing as their latest result was, the Charlotte Hornets might have gotten something from it that could help them flourish against some key opponents heading into the All-Star break. Nicolas Batum is coming off his best game in three weeks, though whether he holds up in the tail end of a back-to-back set Saturday night against the visiting Washington Wizards remains to...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Whiteside gets triple-double as Heat hold off Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside did his part to prevent the Charlotte Hornets from scoring inside. Mix in a couple of key steals in the final seconds, and the Heat had a nice win on the road. Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, and Miami beat Charlotte 98-95 on Friday night. Dwyane Wade scored 22 points and Chris Bosh added 20 points...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Whiteside gets triple-double as Heat hold off Hornets 98-95

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Hassan Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, and the Miami Heat came up with two key steals in the closing seconds of a 98-95 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. Dwyane Wade scored 22 points and Chris Bosh added 20 points for the Heat, who have won six of seven. Marvin Williams scored 27 points for the Hornets, and Nicolas...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET A recent surge has helped the Miami Heat survive the NBA's most miserable road stretch this season, though they will likely still welcome the final game with open arms.The Heat finish a grueling month-long stint with Friday night's visit to the Charlotte Hornets, who may again be without their leading scorer.Miami's current...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's Return is Huge for the Hornets

Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has recently made his return to the court after a shoulder injury he sustained in the preseason kept him sidelined for an extended period of time. The injury, which happened in a preseason game against the Orlando Magic in early October, was supposed to keep MKG out for six months. Take a look at the video below to see the fall that...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat-Hornets Preview

A recent surge has helped the Miami Heat survive the NBA's most miserable road stretch this season, though they will likely still welcome the final game with open arms. The Heat finish a grueling month-long stint with Friday night's visit to the Charlotte Hornets, who may again be without their leading scorer. Miami's current stretch that dates back to Jan. 8 would be considered...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Charlotte Hornets snapped LeBron James’ six year long win streak

The last time LeBron James suffered defeat to the Charlotte Hornets, Oprah was on the air and Justin Bieber was just beginning his climb to global stardom. A lot changed since Feb. 19, 2010 but one thing that’s stayed consistent is that King James refused to lose to the Charlotte Hornets franchise. However, that all changed on Feb. 3, 2016. The King and his men infiltrated Time...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No Kemba, no problem: Lin leads Hornets rally to beat Cavs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Even without their leading scorer, the Charlotte Hornets finally found a way to beat LeBron James. Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Hornets rallied in the second half for a 106-97 victory over James and the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and three other players finished...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Outduels Kyrie Irving, In Hornets Win

Jeremy Lin and the Charlotte Hornets brought their game to the next level with the visiting Cavs in town. Toppling Kyrie Irving and crew for the first time in five meetings. Lin finished with 24 points and eight assists, picking up for the slack for an injured Kemba Walker. “Kemba, honestly, is irreplaceable. We all know that,” said Lin, who also had eight assists. “(But)...
Via Hooped Up
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin scores 24 as Hornets rally to beat Cavaliers 1

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Even without their leading scorer, the Charlotte Hornets finally found a way to beat LeBron James. Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Hornets rallied in the second half for a 106-97 victory over James and the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and three other players finished...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin scores 24 as Hornets rally to beat Cavaliers 106-97

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 106-97 on Wednesday night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and three other players finished in double figures for the Hornets, who overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to snap a four-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets G Walker sits out game vs Cavs with sore knee

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss Wednesday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sore left knee. According to Charlotte coach Steve Clifford, Walker's knee problems developed during the Hornets' road game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. ''We'll know more tomorrow,'' Clifford said. ''He was really sore (Tuesday)...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The merits of trading Blake Griffin to the Hornets

At 23-25, the Charlotte Hornets are currently on the outside of the Eastern Conference playoff race. No matter how this season turns out for the Hornets-- be it a lottery trip or postseason appearance -- the team will still be firmly considered second-class citizens in the East as the summer approaches. That's what happens for a team with no superstar, no prized prospect and a few...
Via RealGM - NBA
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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