5:11 AM EST, Sat January 29, 2022
charlotteobserver 6 hours ago

National vibes in Charlotte: What to take away from the Hornets’ win over the Lakers

They claimed it was no different. Sure there was an extra table at midcourt for the likes of Hubie Brown and the rest of the ESPN crew, and the game …
At The Hive 6 hours ago
Recap: Hornets hang on for nailbiter win over Lakers, 117-114

Recap: Hornets hang on for nailbiter win over Lakers, 117-114

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets led by as many as 20 in the second half but had to withstand a furious charge by Russell Westbrook. Miles Bridges scored 26 while Ish Smith scored a season high 22 off the bench as the Charlotte Hornets withstood a 30-point second half from Russell Westbrook to hold of the Los Angeles Lakers, 117-114. The Hornets got off to a roaring good start. They jumped out to a 9-0 lead to force a Lakers timeout before they could put the ball in the basket. They kept their momentum up out of the break with stifling defense against a very...
charlotteobserver 8 hours ago

Observer exclusive: ‘Offensive coordinator’ Jay Triano explains Hornets’ approach

You may not know Jay Triano, but you are likely familiar with his work. Triano is the top assistant under Hornets coach James Borrego and is partially responsible for serving …
At The Hive 10 hours ago
Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Lakers game thread

Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Lakers game thread

Photo by Michael Reaves/ Let’s put on a show. The Hornets get on the ESPN once again. People like the Hornets. The Lakers aren’t good, but this feels like it could be a moment where the national stage versus the Lakers and all their names might get the Hornets a little too worked up. We will see. This is now an open thread!
At The Hive 19 hours ago
Preview: Healthy Anthony Davis, Lakers visit Hornets

Preview: Healthy Anthony Davis, Lakers visit Hornets

Photo by Chris Elise/NBAE via It’s showtime, baby! What: Charlotte Hornets (27-22) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (24-25) When: 7:30 pm EST Where: Spectrum Center; Charlotte, N.C. How to watch: ESPN Injury report: CHA: Gordon Hayward: out (health protocols), Jalen McDaniels: out (left ankle sprain), Kelly Oubre Jr: questionable (left ankle sprain). LAL: Sekou Doumbouya: out (health protocols), LeBron James: questionable (knee), Kendrick Nunn: out (knee). The Charlotte Hornets have been flexed onto national television to face the Los Angeles Lakers at The Hive. The times,...
charlotteobserver Jan 27, 2022

What Hornets’ LaMelo Ball is doing is elite. There’s no doubt he should be an All-Star

When you hit a career-best 10 shots beyond the 3-point arc and spur the best offensive performance in franchise history, you’re more than qualified to break down other absurd acts. …
At The Hive Jan 26, 2022
Recap: Hornets offense erupts in 158-126 win over Pacers

Recap: Hornets offense erupts in 158-126 win over Pacers

Photo by Andy Lyons/ The Hornets set a number of a records in a terrific bounce back win. The Charlotte Hornets set a number of franchise records as they went off for a franchise record 158 points in a 32-point win over the Indiana Pacers. The Hornets came out of the gate strong and jumped out to an early 12-3 lead thanks to strong play on both ends of the floor. They eventually let up on the defensive end and let the Pacers get rolling. The Pacers made 13 of their first 18 shots and scored 30 points by the three minute mark of the first. Miles Bridges spurred the...
charlotteobserver Jan 26, 2022

Charlotte Hornets are without Gordon Hayward again, this time due to COVID protocols

Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols and will miss Wednesday night’s game at the Indiana Pacers. This will be the third consecutive game …
At The Hive Jan 26, 2022
Preview: Hornets try to get back on track against the Pacers

Preview: Hornets try to get back on track against the Pacers

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports What: Charlotte Hornets (26-22) at Indiana Pacers (17-31) When: 7:00 pm EST Where: Gainbridge Fieldhouse; Indianapolis, IN How to watch: Bally Sports Southeast, NBA League Pass The Hornets have had a couple of bad games in their last outings. On Sunday, they shot about as poorly as an NBA team could ever shoot en route to a blowout loss. On Tuesday, they made a few more shots, but they decided to not play defense in return and again lost by a lot of points. Tonight, they will try to combine the better parts of those terrible losses...
Swarm and Sting Jan 26, 2022

Charlotte Hornets at Indiana Pacers: Odds, injuries, storylines and more

On the second game a back-to-back road trip, the Charlotte Hornets travel to Indiana to take on the Pacers at 7:00 p.m. est. The Hornets have found themselves on the sour side of a two-game losing streak as they look to get back on track against the struggling Pacers. Last night, Charlotte was in Toronto […] Charlotte Hornets at Indiana Pacers: Odds, injuries, storylines and more - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Jan 26, 2022
Recap: Hornets can’t overcome slow start, lose to Raptors, 125-113

Recap: Hornets can’t overcome slow start, lose to Raptors, 125-113

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets struggled to bring the energy against a depleted Raptors team in an empty arena. LaMelo Ball and Miles Bridges scored 25 points and 22 points respectively but their offense wasn’t enough to overcome the Charlotte Hornets poor defense as they lost to the Toronto Raptors, 115-98. The Hornets provided little resistance defensively to start the game against a very shorthanded Raptors team. That may or may not be related to the lack of fans in the building, which caused a striking lack of energy compared to the usual NBA...
charlotteobserver Jan 26, 2022

Should Hornets rookie James Bouknight play more? Showing against Toronto suggests it

Something just isn’t right. Hefty deficits have been the norm in the last two games for the Charlotte Hornets. They’ve drawn technical fouls. And they’ve accumulated ejections in consecutive outings. …
At The Hive Jan 25, 2022
Charlotte Hornets at Toronto Raptors game thread

Charlotte Hornets at Toronto Raptors game thread

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Getting a little flashback to peak quarantine times with the empty arena in Toronto. Should make for an interesting broadcast. This is now an open thread!
Swarm and Sting Jan 25, 2022

Report Card: Grading the Charlotte Hornets midway through the season

We are already over halfway through the 2021-22 NBA season and just a few weeks away from the all-star break, and the Charlotte Hornets are firmly in the postseason mix. It’s been quite the solid season for the Hornets who have stayed firmly in the Eastern Conference playoff mix all year. There have been some […] Report Card: Grading the Charlotte Hornets midway through the season - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Jan 25, 2022
Preview: Hornets will try to make some shots against the Raptors

Preview: Hornets will try to make some shots against the Raptors

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets come off an atrocious shooting night to face a team they’re fighting with for playoff positioning. What: Charlotte Hornets (26-21) at Toronto Raptors (22-22) When: 7:00 pm EST Where: Scotiabank Arena; Toronto, ON How to watch: Bally Sports Southeast, NBA League Pass The Hornets are coming off the worst 3-point shooting performance in team history. I thought it was going to be one of the worst in NBA history, but boy howdy are there some bad shooting nights throughout the annals of recent history. The Nuggets had a game in 2012...

Hornets Player News

  • 3 Miles Bridges

    Miles Bridges

    Hornets’ Miles Bridges speaks on heated exchange with Russell Westbrook, technical foul

  • 2 Ish Smith

    Ish Smith

    Recap: Hornets hang on for nailbiter win over Lakers, 117-114

  • 1 Gordon Hayward

    Gordon Hayward

    Preview: Healthy Anthony Davis, Lakers visit Hornets

  • 1 Jalen McDaniels

    Jalen McDaniels

    Preview: Healthy Anthony Davis, Lakers visit Hornets

  • LaMelo Ball

    LaMelo Ball

    What Hornets’ LaMelo Ball is doing is elite. There’s no doubt he should be an All-Star

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