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Swarm and Sting Jul 18, 2018

Charlotte Hornets: Arnoldas Kulboka impressed in Summer League

The Charlotte Hornets may have found a second-round steal in Arnoldas Kulboka who showed plenty of potential at the Las Vegas Summer League. While Miles Bridges, Dwayne Bacon, and Willy Hernangomez headlined the Charlotte Hornets‘ summer league team with their great play, Arnoldas Kulboka had a quietly impressive campaign in Las Vegas. The second-round pick […] Charlotte Hornets: Arnoldas Kulboka impressed in Summer League - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Jul 14, 2018
Hornets vs Raptors Summer League OpenThread

Hornets vs Raptors Summer League OpenThread

Come chat as the Hornets continue their Vegas Summer League against the Raptors We are nearing game time, as the Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors face off in the 2nd round of the Las Vegas Summer League. Charlotte is without a number of key players for various reasons. Malik Monk and Devonte Graham are out with injuries, while Willy Hernangomez is done in Summer League following a death in the family. This will leave the Hornets thin, and put more responsibility on Dwayne Bacon and Miles Bridges. Tonight’s projected starters for the Hornets: Shannon Scott J.P. Macura Dwayne...
Swarm and Sting Jul 12, 2018

Charlotte Hornets: Willy Hernangomez is showing out in summer league

The Charlotte Hornets have performed well at the Las Vegas Summer League thanks in large part to the play of Willy Hernangomez. Willy Hernangomez was a player to watch for the Charlotte Hornets heading into the 2018 Las Vegas Summer League but even he has exceeded expectations so far. The 24-year old has not only […] Charlotte Hornets: Willy Hernangomez is showing out in summer league - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Jul 12, 2018
Hornets take down Warriors, 87-69, in first round of Vegas Summer League tournament

Hornets take down Warriors, 87-69, in first round of Vegas Summer League tournament

Bacon, Hernangomez, and Bridges each scored in double figures, as Charlotte took care of Golden State. The Charlotte Hornets took down the Golden State Warriors, 87-69, in the first round of the Las Vegas Summer League tournament. Dwayne Bacon led the Hornets with 19 points on 7-for-16 shooting, while Willy Hernangomez finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Miles Bridges added 17 points and eight rebounds. Charlotte had a strong first quarter, particularly on the defensive end, as the Warriors shot just 5-for-21 from the field. Hernangomez was the early leader offensively, scoring...
At The Hive Jul 11, 2018
The return of Biyombo provides depth at center for the Hornets

The return of Biyombo provides depth at center for the Hornets

Biyombo will provide some insurances behind Cody Zeller and Willy Hernangomez in his return to Charlotte. Socrates once said, “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy. Not on fighting the old, but building on the new.” The Charlotte Hornets front office has focused their energy on acquiring new talent this off-season by retooling the roster. In their most recent off-season move, however, they are “building on the new” by signing a player from the past. Charlotte made a three team trade with the Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic, acquiring former Hornets’ big man Bismack...
At The Hive Jul 9, 2018
Hornets vs Celtics Summer League Open Thread

Hornets vs Celtics Summer League Open Thread

You know the drill. Join the chat as the Hornets and Celtics face off in Vegas. It’s Game 3 for the Charlotte Hornets, who will look to remain undefeated as they take on the Boston Celtics. Boston is coming off an 82-69 loss against the Denver Nuggets, while the Hornets held on for a 94-90 win over the Heat yesterday. While Charlotte has one of the stronger rosters in Vegas, both their previous games have been close and I’d expect that to continue tonight. Here are tonight’s projected starters: Devonte Graham J.P. Macura Dwayne Bacon Miles Bridges Willy Hernangomez Enjoy the game,...
At The Hive Jul 8, 2018
Hornets hold on to beat the Heat, 94-90, in Summer League

Hornets hold on to beat the Heat, 94-90, in Summer League

Dwayne Bacon and Willy Hernangomez scored 22 points each as the Hornets improved to 2-0. The Charlotte Hornets defeated the Miami Heat, 94-90, to improve to 2-0 in the Las Vegas Summer League. Willy Hernangomez and Dwayne Bacon led the Hornets with 22 points each. Devonte’ Graham and Hernangomez were involved early. Graham found the big man on multiple occasions, including one lob that Willy was able to finish with one hand. The Hornets found points easy to come by in the first half. Bacon was aggressive attacking the hoop, and finished the half with 13 points, the most on either team....
At The Hive Jul 8, 2018
Hornets vs. Heat Summer League Open Thread

Hornets vs. Heat Summer League Open Thread

The Hornets and Heat tip-off in Vegas soon. Come chat! It’s Game 2 of the 2018 Las Vegas Summer League for both the Hornets and Heat. Charlotte is coming off a one point victory over the Thunder, while Miami hopes to bounce back from a blowout loss to the Pelicans yesterday. As we all know, Charlotte will be without Malik Monk. As of now, it’s unknown who will start in his place, but my money is on two-way player J.P. Macura. So with that said, the projected starters: Devonte Graham’ J.P. Macura Dwayne Bacon Miles Bridges Willy Hernangomez Monk was the star of Friday’s game, but...
At The Hive Jul 6, 2018
Hornets hold off Thunder, 88-87, to win opening game of the 2018 Summer League

Hornets hold off Thunder, 88-87, to win opening game of the 2018 Summer League

Malik Monk finished with 23 points to lead all scorers as the Hornets picked up the win. The Charlotte Hornets held on to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 88-87, in the first game of the Las Vegas Summer League. Malik Monk led the Hornets with 23 points on 9-for-16 shooting, while Willy Hernangomez finished with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Fans got exactly what they wanted early in the first, as Monk started off with 11 quick points. He knocked down three from behind the arc and finished a dunk after cutting to the basket. Monk carried the rest of the Hornets in the first quarter, as the...
At The Hive Jul 6, 2018
Hornets vs Thunder Summer League Open Thread

Hornets vs Thunder Summer League Open Thread

Come chat as the Hornets kick off Summer League against the Thunder! The Charlotte Hornets kick off their 2018 Las Vegas Summer League campaign today against the Oklahoma City Thunder. It’s our first chance to see rookies Miles Bridges and Devonte’ Graham, and it’s a chance to see the team’s most promising young players — Malike Monk, Dwayne Bacon, and Willy Hernangomez — get meaningful minutes as well. The Hornets have the second highest odds to win the Vegas Summer League, while the Thunder have the third worst. That said, it might be wise to temper our expectations. Nothing...
Swarm and Sting Jul 6, 2018

Charlotte Hornets: Shannon Scott aims for NBA return in summer league

Shannon Scott was a once promising talent coming out of high school and now he can prove himself with the Charlotte Hornets in summer league. The Charlotte Hornets‘ 2018 summer league team is headlined by a number of big names like Malik Monk, Dwayne Bacon, Miles Bridges, and Willy Hernangomez but one player that has […] Charlotte Hornets: Shannon Scott aims for NBA return in summer league - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Swarm and Sting Jul 4, 2018

Charlotte Hornets: Why Willy Hernangomez will have a breakout season in 2018-19

Following the trade that sent center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets, the Charlotte Hornets have a lot to consider at the five spot.  The trade that sent Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets has left a gap at the center spot for the Charlotte Hornets. Howard was among the top five in rebounds last […] Charlotte Hornets: Why Willy Hernangomez will have a breakout season in 2018-19 - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
charlotteobserver Jul 2, 2018

How a lighter, stronger Willy Hernangomez shook up his summer for the Charlotte Hornets

Something big had to happen for center Willy Hernangomez to divert from his summer plans with the Spanish national team. The massive makeover of the Charlotte Hornets’ basketball operation qualified …
Swarm and Sting Jun 30, 2018

Charlotte Hornets second-round pick Arnoldas Kulboka to play in summer league

We’ll get our first look at Charlotte Hornets’ draft-and-stash prospect Arnoldas Kulboka during the Las Vegas Summer League. The Charlotte Hornets recently released their mini-camp list of 19 players who will likely feature for their summer league team. While Miles Bridges, Devonte’ Graham, Malik Monk, Dwayne Bacon and Willy Hernangomez headline the squad, one name […] Charlotte Hornets second-round pick Arnoldas Kulboka to play in summer league - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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