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Hornets-Celtics Preview

Coach Brad Stevens is still learning how to use the array of new players on the Boston Celtics. Mo Williams is fitting in just fine with the Charlotte Hornets. The Celtics look to extend their longest home winning streak of the season Friday night against Williams and the Hornets. Boston (22-33) has undergone an overhaul over the past three months and is starting to see some results...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
Via Next Impulse Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
18 hours 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
18 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With Derrick Rose out, Hornets beat Bulls to end 5-game skid

  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 Bulls revealed...
Via AP on Fox
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Bulls 98-86 with Rose out for Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) 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....
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New pickup Williams could be 'X' factor for Hornets' playoff push

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As Mo Williams sat on the bench for the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this month against the Atlanta Hawks, he started daydreaming about what it might be like to play for Charlotte, a playoff-contending team. Al Jefferson, a childhood friend and former teammate with the Utah Jazz, had called Mo earlier to say he had heard rumors that Williams might join him with...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New pickup Williams could be 'X' factor for Hornets' playoff push

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As Mo Williams sat on the bench for the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this month against the Atlanta Hawks, he started daydreaming about what it might be like to play for Charlotte, a playoff-contending team. Al Jefferson, a childhood friend and former teammate with the Utah Jazz, had called Mo earlier to say he had heard rumors that Williams might join him with...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Charlotte Hornets are Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's team now

Who is or isn't the leader of the team isn't a primary concern for the Charlotte Hornets right now. They're more concerned with a five-game losing streak and trying to make the postseason. But if forced to identify the team leader, one would be wise to look past offensive stalwarts Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker. This Hornets team is defined by its defense, and the defensive identity...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

#LetsTalk; A Request for Lance Stephenson

Every day I ask Lance Stephenson to give me a follow on Twitter.  My hashtag on the request is simply #LetsTalk. Why am I doing this daily?  Well, persistence pays off for starters.  I can honestly say that in my pursuit of a follow from Gerald Henderson, Kemba Walker, Bismack Biyombo, Cody Zeller, and the rest of the gang, it hasn’t ever worked.  It did work with Matt Carroll...
Via Trade Street Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets-Bulls Preview

After receiving devastating news about star point guard Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls will try to soften that major blow as best they can by adding to the Charlotte Hornets' recent woes. The Bulls will seek their seventh win in eight games while sending the Hornets to a sixth consecutive defeat Wednesday night. Chicago announced Tuesday that Rose tore the medial meniscus in his...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson obliterates Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with powerful slam (Video)

Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson obliterated Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with a powerful dunk during Sunday night's game at the American Airlines Center.Jefferson also had 10 rebounds as the Mavs beat the Hornets 92-81, but all everyone will remember from this game is Jefferson posterizing MKG.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. ...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: OKC hands Hornets fourth straight loss

Thunder grab 19 offensive rebounds and the 110-103 win at Charlotte. Three-Point Take 1. MO WILLIAMS MAKES HORNETS DEBUT It didn't take long for newly acquired point guard Mo Williams to make an impact for the Charlotte Hornets in his first game with the team.  Right from the outset, Williams displayed why he comes to the team as Charlotte's best shooter, draining three 3-pointers...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo Williams Hits His 1000th Three-Pointer

Good everywhere he’s ever played, newest Charlotte Hornets guard Mo Williams reached a personal milestone in the Queen City. Nailing his 1000th career three-pointer in a loss to OKC. The post Mo Williams Hits His 1000th Three-Pointer appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets remaining schedule to influence playoff chances

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Now that the long break for the All-Star Game is finally over, teams in the NBA will start making their push for the playoffs, especially in the Eastern Conference, where several teams try to enhance their chances to reaching the postseason.  And it's in the bottom half of the Eastern Conference where the real battles are being waged.  There are six teams in...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist nearing return to play

Charlotte Hornets wing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been sidelined by an injured hamstring since he came up limping after chasing down a loose ball in the Hornets' game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Feb. 7. An MRI before the All-Star break revealed no permanent damage, and Charlotte has eagerly awaited MKG's return since receiving the good news. Take heart, Hornets fans: Kidd-Gilchrist...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jefferson, Hornets look for another post-All-Star break tear

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Al Jefferson is confident he has another strong finish left in him that'll help propel the Charlotte Hornets back into the postseason. ''I have to,'' the 6-foot-10 center said Wednesday as the team returned to practice. Jefferson averaged 24.4 points and 11.6 rebounds after the All-Star break last season, helping Charlotte close the season 16-9 and earn the...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best small forwards

6. Gordon HaywardThe Charlotte Hornets almost stole Hayward away in restricted free agency this past summer. If they had, they’d be a much...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Five key questions facing Hornets after All-Star break

Despite all the injuries and a woeful offense, the Charlotte Hornets find themselves in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race thanks to great defense and coaching. Here are five questions the team faces heading into the second half of the season: 1. Will Charlotte sustain any more injuries? Even before the season started, the Hornets dealt with injuries to key people like...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson: High Risk, High Return, But No Takers?

High risk, high return described Lance Stephenson when he was with the Pacers, it describes him now and after a rough start with his new team, the Charlotte Hornets are having trouble finding another team to take the 24-year-old guard off their hands. But, somewhere, some team could do a lot worse than take a chance on Stephenson.
Via Pro Bball Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets look to hit the reset button after halftime

The self proclaimed Buzz City has definitely lived up to the name.  The franchise has been re-branded meshing a little bit of old with a little bit of new, and what a roller coaster ride it has been. Notice my careful choice of words in my title, “Charlotte Hornets look to hit the reset button after halftime”.  We can look at this a couple of ways.  The Hornets are entering...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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