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Charlotte Hornets: 3 reasons why Nicolas Batum may bounce back in 2019-20

After an extremely quiet campaign during the 2018-19 season, Nicolas Batum has the opportunity to pick things up again for the Charlotte Hornets during the 2019-20 season. He had some really good years in Portland, and a good start in Charlotte, but over the past couple of years, Nicolas Batum has become enemy number one […] Charlotte Hornets: 3 reasons why Nicolas Batum may bounce back in 2019-20 - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Swarm and Sting Sep 21, 2019

Charlotte Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist appears to be the odd man out

Going into the 2019-20 season, there’s a chance that Michael Kidd-Gilchrist falls out of the rotation entirely for the Charlotte Hornets. The Charlotte Hornets‘ roster is set for training camp, and one of the more intriguing story lines to keep an eye on will be the role of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. MKG, as many people like […] Charlotte Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist appears to be the odd man out - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Swarm and Sting Sep 21, 2019

Charlotte Hornets: It’s time for Malik Monk to become a starter

With training camp set to shortly start for the Charlotte Hornets, can Malik Monk finally earn his chance to start in the backcourt finally? The Charlotte Hornets are a month away from the start of another NBA season, and the team has many questions to solve during training camp. The team must decide on who […] Charlotte Hornets: It’s time for Malik Monk to become a starter - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Sep 20, 2019
Report: Michael Jordan sold part of Hornets based on $1.5 billion valuation

Report: Michael Jordan sold part of Hornets based on $1.5 billion valuation

The great Michael Jordan has sold a minority share of his ownership of the Charlotte Hornets. According to sports business expert Darren Rovell, the Chicago Bulls legend appears to have sold some of his shares for a significant profit, but still remains as the majority owner of the franchise: Sources: Michael Jordan sold his undisclosed […] The post Report: Michael Jordan sold part of Hornets based on $1.5 billion valuation appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Swarm and Sting Sep 20, 2019

How the Charlotte Hornets compare to each NBA team in 2019-20

The 2019-20 season is right around the corner, which lead us to an important question — where do the Charlotte Hornets rank against the rest of the league? After an eventful off-season around the NBA, it’s almost go-time for the Charlotte Hornets and every other team as we inch closer to the regular season. Training Camp […] How the Charlotte Hornets compare to each NBA team in 2019-20 - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
charlotteobserver Sep 19, 2019

Hornets mailbag: Did Kemba Walker’s playoffs, World Cup define his limitations?

For the first time in eight years, the Charlotte Hornets head into training camp Oct. 1 without Kemba Walker. No matter how his replacement, Terry Rozier, performs, that’s going to …
At The Hive Sep 19, 2019
Cody Martin will bring a new dimension to the Hornets offense

Cody Martin will bring a new dimension to the Hornets offense

Photo by Elsa/ The former Nevada wing has the versatility that makes him stand out from the pack. A lot of Charlotte Hornets fans were distraught when the team selected Cody Martin 36th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft. Players like Daniel Gafford and Bol Bol were still on the board, and many people believed the Hornets should’ve filled their need for a backup center with that pick. There was also a group of Hornets fans who thought the team was going in a complete 180 selecting Martin this high. They believed that the organization should’ve been drafting based off potential, as opposed...
Swarm and Sting Sep 19, 2019

Charlotte Hornets: Could Willy Hernangomez potentially start?

With training camp set to start in two weeks, could the Charlotte Hornets have a position battle for the starting center spot? In two weeks the Charlotte Hornets are set to begin training camp, and there may be a position battle that occurs. With his impressive play for a FIBA gold medal, Willy Hernangomez could […] Charlotte Hornets: Could Willy Hernangomez potentially start? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Sep 18, 2019
Thomas Welsh will try to find his niche as a Frank Kaminsky replacement

Thomas Welsh will try to find his niche as a Frank Kaminsky replacement

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports The smooth shooting big man will provide an interesting wrinkle to the Hornets offense, provided he sticks around. The Charlotte Hornets signed center Thomas Welsh to a one year, non-guaranteed contract back in August. Unlike the other non-guaranteed contracts the Hornets have handed out in recent weeks, this one seems to come with an expectation that Welsh will be on the roster when the season tips off in October. Welsh, like many of the Hornets roster-fringe acquisitions, has a very particular skill set—he can shoot. He added a 3-point shot before...
ClutchPoints Sep 18, 2019
Kobe Bryant reveals what Hornets GM told him when he was traded to Lakers

Kobe Bryant reveals what Hornets GM told him when he was traded to Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant recalled what Charlotte Hornets general manager Bob Bass told him when the organization made the decision to trade him to the Lakers on draft day. While brief and inconsequential, Bass’ words had a profound effect on Bryant, which stuck with him for the rest of his 20-year career. “We […] The post Kobe Bryant reveals what Hornets GM told him when he was traded to Lakers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Swarm and Sting Sep 17, 2019

Charlotte Hornets: 3 goals for Dwayne Bacon during 2019-20 season

Many are expecting a breakout season from Charlotte Hornets wing Dwayne Bacon. If he can accomplish these three goals, it will only strengthen his case. Who would have thought that Dwayne Bacon would be so involved in the Charlotte Hornets future plans? He’s always been a talented prospect, but he had a hard time seeing […] Charlotte Hornets: 3 goals for Dwayne Bacon during 2019-20 season - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Sep 17, 2019
2019-20 Season Preview: The two-way players

2019-20 Season Preview: The two-way players

Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via The Hornets two-way players may see more court time this year than they have in seasons past. The Charlotte Hornets have already allocated both of their two-way contracts heading into training camp. Two-way contracts are essentially G League contracts that allow the player to spend up to 45 days with the parent NBA team. They’re allowed to play in NBA games while up with the NBA team. The Hornets have made used both of their two-way contracts in each year they’ve been available, but they haven’t maximized their potential. Marcus Paige, Mangok...
Swarm and Sting Sep 17, 2019

Charlotte Hornets Alumni: Can Frank Kaminsky put struggles behind him with Suns?

Charlotte Hornets alum Frank Kaminsky will have a fresh start with the Phoenix Suns, and the opportunity to put his career back on track. The 2019-20 season is right around the corner, and it’s going to be a year of change for the Charlotte Hornets. Many familiar faces, like Frank Kaminsky, will be playing elsewhere […] Charlotte Hornets Alumni: Can Frank Kaminsky put struggles behind him with Suns? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Sep 16, 2019
2019-20 Season Preview: The summer contracts

2019-20 Season Preview: The summer contracts

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via The Hornets have four players in for camp that will probably find themselves on the Swarm when the season starts. The 2019-20 season is almost upon us, and we’re gonna get you prepared for the season by previewing each and every player on the Charlotte Hornets roster. We start with four players on Exhibit 10 deals, also known as summer contacts. In simple terms Exhibit 10 contracts are non-guaranteed deals that offer a bonus to players if they sign with the G League affiliate of the NBA team that inked them to the Exhibit 10 deal. So if and when the...
ClutchPoints Sep 16, 2019
Michael Jordan selling portion of Hornets so he can share financial risk, reward

Michael Jordan selling portion of Hornets so he can share financial risk, reward

Michael Jordan’s surprising sale of part of the Charlotte Hornets is not a night-to-day decision, but rather a conscious one for a franchise that will need some stability as a small NBA market. Jordan sold a portion of his team to Gabe Plotkin, founder of Melvin Capital, and Daniel Sundheim, founder of D1 Capital— two Wall Street hedge-fund traders […] The post Michael Jordan selling portion of Hornets so he can share financial risk, reward appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Hornets Player News

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    Nicolas Batum

    Charlotte Hornets: 3 reasons why Nicolas Batum may bounce back in 2019-20

  • Terry Rozier

    Terry Rozier

    Hornets mailbag: Did Kemba Walker’s playoffs, World Cup define his limitations?

  • PJ Washington

    PJ Washington

    Charlotte Hornets: 3 goals for PJ Washington during 2019-20 season

  • Malik Monk

    Malik Monk

    Charlotte Hornets: It’s time for Malik Monk to become a starter

  • Willy Hernangomez

    Willy Hernangomez

    Charlotte Hornets: Could Willy Hernangomez potentially start?

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