11:09 AM EST, Fri March 05, 2021
At The Hive 2 hours ago
The win-lose-win Hornets are the NBA’s ultimate yo-yo team

The win-lose-win Hornets are the NBA’s ultimate yo-yo team

Photo by Jared C. Tilton/ After all of the flirting, wouldn’t it be nice to get above .500? The Charlotte Hornets go into the All-Star break with a 17-18 record, which is as close to .500 as they can be at this point. Over the team’s last 11 games they have done everything in their power to hover close to breakeven without going over by alternating wins and losses in a statistically remarkable fashion. Take a look at the bizarre win-loss pattern the Hornets have woven in recent games: Win - Feb 8 vs. Houston Rockets Loss - Feb 10 at Memphis Grizzlies Win - Feb...
Swarm and Sting 3 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets: Mapping out a trade for Victor Oladipo

The Charlotte Hornets are a team to watch with the NBA trade deadline approaching on March 25. Despite the team’s surprising start to the season and playoff contention, glaring needs remain for Charlotte. With the Hornets continuing to struggle on defense, rebounding on both ends of the floor, and protecting the rim, as well as […] Charlotte Hornets: Mapping out a trade for Victor Oladipo - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Swarm and Sting 20 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets: 3 rotation adjustments to try after All-Star break

The Charlotte Hornets wrapped up the first half of the 2020-21 NBA season on Tuesday with a blowout win over the Minnesota Timberwolves 135-102. The Hornets finished their six-game road trip with a 3-3 record, and enter the All-Star break with 17 wins and 18 losses, sitting in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. The […] Charlotte Hornets: 3 rotation adjustments to try after All-Star break - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Swarm and Sting 23 hours ago

Early Mock Draft: Selecting all Charlotte Hornets’ picks

The Charlotte Hornets will head into this year’s offseason with a few position needs. While it may be early to look at the draft, it’s never too late to prepare to improve your team with younger talent. Last season the Hornets got lucky and ended up with the third overall pick in the draft. Charlotte […] Early Mock Draft: Selecting all Charlotte Hornets’ picks - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
charlotteobserver Mar 4, 2021

Don’t believe the Hornets are for real? Terry Rozier understands the skepticism

Terry Rozier doesn’t claim the Charlotte Hornets have arrived. He has no beef with critics. “There are always going to be doubters. That’s what keeps us humble,” Rozier said after …
At The Hive Mar 3, 2021
Recap: Hornets finish the first half of their season with a win over the Timberwolves, 135-102

Recap: Hornets finish the first half of their season with a win over the Timberwolves, 135-102

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ The Hornets rode a strong second half into an easy victory over the league’s worst team. Terry Rozier scored 31 points thanks in large part to an explosive second quarter as the Charlotte Hornets ran away from the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second half to head into the All Star break with a win, 135-102. Gordon Hayward came out and played like a man who’s had a few days off and scored 10 quick points for the good guys. The Hornets didn’t play with that same energy on the other end of the floor as they dug a double digit hole for...
charlotteobserver Mar 3, 2021

Terry Rozier goes off in 3rd quarter; Hornets blow out Timberwolves to go 3-3 on trip

The Charlotte Hornets blew up the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday to go 3-3 on their West Coast trip. An 18-point third quarter by Terry Rozier put this one out of control, …
At The Hive Mar 3, 2021
Charlotte Hornets at Minnesota Timberwolves game thread

Charlotte Hornets at Minnesota Timberwolves game thread

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets wrap up the first half of their schedule. What’s this? A game that starts at a reasonable hour? Haven’t had one of these in a while. After this, the Hornets get a full seven days to rest. This is now an open thread!
At The Hive Mar 3, 2021
Preview: Hornets try to finish the first half of their season with a win over the Timberwolves

Preview: Hornets try to finish the first half of their season with a win over the Timberwolves

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets take on the NBA’s worst team before heading into the All Star break. What: Charlotte Hornets (16-18) at Minnesota Timberwolves (7-28) When: 8:00 pm EST Where: Target Center; Minneapolis, MN How to watch: Fox Sports Southeast, NBA League Pass The Hornets have alternated wins and losses for their last ten games. The last of those entries was a loss, so that means tonight’s game is a win. It is decided. Preview is over. But for real, tonight’s game against the Timberwolves is a great opportunity for the Hornets to finish the...
At The Hive Mar 3, 2021
ATH Live: Nick Denning, James Borrego, and All Star weekend

ATH Live: Nick Denning, James Borrego, and All Star weekend

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports James and Chase are joined by former ATH writer Nick Denning. At The Hive writers Chase Whitney and James Plowright are back for episode four of ATH Live. This week, they discuss The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie’s NBA prospect rankings, three Hornets were ranked among the top-50 “prospects” (most players on a rookie contract) in the league before discussing James Borrego’s tenure as Hornets head coach and the likelihood of seeing LaMelo Ball and/or Miles Bridges in the skills challenge and dunk contest during All-Star weekend. To end...
charlotteobserver Mar 3, 2021

Hornets’ Hayward explains what kept him out last 2 games -- it traces to preseason

Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward plans to play Wednesday against the Minnesota Timberwolves, after sitting out the last two games with a contusion on his shooting hand. Hayward revealed Wednesday …
charlotteobserver Mar 2, 2021

Going to a Hornets game? What to know on tickets, concessions, social distancing

The Charlotte Hornets will start admitting fans — up to roughly 3,000 — to home games starting March 13 at Spectrum Center. What do fans need to know about attending …
charlotteobserver Mar 2, 2021

What Charlotte Hornets fans should expect when they start attending home games

Spectrum Center general manager Donna Julian describes procedures for when the Hornets start admitting fans to home games later in March. …
At The Hive Mar 2, 2021
Recap: Hornets run out of gas, fall to Trail Blazers 123-111 on second night of back-to-back

Recap: Hornets run out of gas, fall to Trail Blazers 123-111 on second night of back-to-back

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Portland set a franchise record with 24 made 3-pointers Despite a stat sheet-stuffing performance from LaMelo Ball, the Charlotte Hornets dropped a game to the Portland Trail Blazers, 123-111. These are two of the worst defensive teams in the NBA as of late, and that was apparent at that start with both sides getting whatever they wanted to outset of the game. LaMelo kept the Hornets afloat early by pushing the pace, moving the ball and scoring eight points in the first three minutes. LaMelo Ball saves its back to Biz, then gets going...
charlotteobserver Mar 2, 2021

A recurring theme -- giving up a slew of 3-pointers -- costs Hornets against Blazers

Nothing new about how the Charlotte Hornets lost Monday -- 3-point defense. For the sixth time this season, the Hornets gave up 20 or more 3s. This time it was …

Hornets Player News

  • 2 LaMelo Ball

    LaMelo Ball

    3 key takeaways for LaMelo Ball’s Hornets at All-Star break

  • 2 Terry Rozier

    Terry Rozier

    Don’t believe the Hornets are for real? Terry Rozier understands the skepticism

  • Gordon Hayward

    Gordon Hayward

    Recap: Hornets finish the first half of their season with a win over the Timberwolves, 135-102

  • Malik Monk

    Malik Monk

    Hornets’ P.J. Washington on Malik Monk’s game-winner in Sacramento

  • Miles Bridges

    Miles Bridges

    ATH Live: Nick Denning, James Borrego, and All Star weekend

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