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Aug 23, 2019
Hornets Friday links, 8/23/2019

Hornets Friday links, 8/23/2019

Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports It’ Friday, so here are several links from around the web to satiate your Hornets hunger. It’s Friday. The best day of the week and the day where we give you several links from around the world wide web with stories about the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets upcoming 2K team, Venom GT, unveiled their court design The court will only appear in the video game, but it’s a cool design. Michael Pina of SB Nation thinks the Hornets should go all-in on experimentation with this roster I think his outlook of the roster is a little exaggerated, as he seems to...
Aug 20, 2019
Hornets unveil purple classic uniform

Hornets unveil purple classic uniform

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports They’ve done the teal and the white. Now the Hornets will be sporting purple pinstriped jerseys for classic nights. The Charlotte Hornets have added a new uniform to their wardrobe. Today the team unveiled a purple version of the classic jerseys the team has been sporting in the past two seasons. In 2017-18, the Hornets wore a slightly updated version of the teal uniform they wore in the early 90s. Last season, they wore white when they elected to wear throwbacks. This year, it’s purple. If you’ve been hoping to collect the entire trifecta,...
Aug 15, 2019
The Hornets need Miles Bridges to step up as a playmaker

The Hornets need Miles Bridges to step up as a playmaker

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The second year pro will have all facets of his game tested in the coming season. Miles Bridges had a solid yet unspectacular rookie year for the Charlotte Hornets. The box score numbers won’t wow you with their volume, but they do show an impressive amount of versatility for a rookie. Bridges is going to have to build on that versatility in his second season. The Hornets didn’t just lose their best player when Kemba Walker left for the Boston Celtics in free agency. They lost their best playmaker. Walker led the team with 5.9 assists per game and...
Aug 12, 2019
Hornets season opener and other schedule things released

Hornets season opener and other schedule things released

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via The NBA unveiled the 2019-20 schedule today. Here are the highlights. The NBA released the schedule for the 2019-20 season today. The Charlotte Hornets unveiled theirs in a nifty, movie-themed presentation: And... ACTION!!! Our 2019-2020 Regular Season Schedule is OFFICIAL!! Get ready to tune in... Full schedule ️: https://t.co/1gigyrtW2ODownload https://t.co/Tidpw4b8rJ pic.twitter.com/OQkmMjUzlT— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) August 12, 2019 Here are some key dates on the schedule: The Hornets open the season at home on the second day of the...
Aug 10, 2019
Hornets sign Thomas Welsh

Hornets sign Thomas Welsh

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets have bolstered their front court depth with the second year pro. The Charlotte Hornets bolstered their front court rotation yesterday by signing free agent center Thomas Welsh. Roster Update: Hornets have signed free agent center Thomas Welsh. Welsh was drafted by Denver with the 58th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft and appeared in 11 games last season #BuzzCity https://t.co/xJ7IaltShe pic.twitter.com/bARrq5Ez4B— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) August 9, 2019 Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it’s likely a minimum contract, and...
Aug 6, 2019
Joe Chealey and Josh Perkins sign contracts with the Hornets

Joe Chealey and Josh Perkins sign contracts with the Hornets

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via The two guards impressed in Summer League, and now they’ll continue their Hornets journey. The Charlotte Hornets announced today that guards Joe Chealey and Josh Perkins signed with the team. OFFICIAL: Hornets Sign Free Agents Joe Chealey and Josh Perkins. : https://t.co/wvXmkcPnuS pic.twitter.com/k7ke9ofkqP— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) August 6, 2019 You can read the full story here. The team did not disclose the nature of the contracts, but if I had to guess, they’re probably Exhibit 10 contracts. For those of you unfamiliar, Exhibit 10...
Aug 5, 2019
A way-too-early look at an ideal 2020 NBA Draft candidate

A way-too-early look at an ideal 2020 NBA Draft candidate

Photo by Ethan Miller/ Before training camp begins, let’s take a quick look at a player who the Charlotte Hornets could possibly land in next year’s draft. With most of the NBA’s notable free agents having been officially signed with a club; and, since training camp doesn’t begin until a month from now, it’s a perfect time to speculate the future endeavors of the Charlotte Hornets. Today, we are going to look one year in advance to analyze one prospect the Hornets should consider selecting in 2020. As Vegas projects the team to win just 24 games this upcoming season, a number...
Aug 2, 2019
Five questions with CelticsBlog about Terry Rozier

Five questions with CelticsBlog about Terry Rozier

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Jeff Clark of CelticsBlog was kind enough to answer some questions about Terry Rozier for us. I reached out to Jeff Clark, CEO of CelticsBlog, to ask him some questions about new Charlotte Hornets point guard Terry Rozier. A huge thank you to him. He and the rest of his staff do a great job over at CelticsBlog. And now for the questions. What is the general perception of Terry Rozier among Celtics fans? Is there still goodwill from his strong playoff run a couple seasons ago, or is there a lot of animosity for the way this past season played out? Rozier...
Aug 1, 2019
The Hornets have announced their full preseason schedule

The Hornets have announced their full preseason schedule

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets will play five games in early October as they gear up for the regular season. The Charlotte Hornets announced their full slate of preseason games via the Twitter machine. Here’s the tweet. Our 2019-20 Preseason Schedule is officially OFFICIAL!!✅Load up on regular season action with our FANtasy Pack 23 Plan https://t.co/cnAE3EkVoC pic.twitter.com/1dYFxgxf9m— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) August 1, 2019 For anyone that can’t see the Tweet, here’s the schedule: October 6th, 6:00 p.m., at Boston Celtics October 9th, 7:30 p.m., vs....
Jul 31, 2019
The Hornets have signed both Cody and Caleb Martin

The Hornets have signed both Cody and Caleb Martin

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports The twins will continue their basketball journey together. Hey we have some news! The Charlotte Hornets have signed second round pick Cody Martin, along with his brother Caleb Martin, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Sources: Twins Cody and Caleb Martin of Nevada have agreed to rookie contracts with the Charlotte Hornets and will enter NBA together. Cody Martin, the No. 36 pick in June NBA draft, will sign a three-year deal; Caleb Martin will get a partially guaranteed deal.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 31, 2019 According...
Jul 26, 2019
The Hornets are projected to lose a lot of games next season

The Hornets are projected to lose a lot of games next season

Nicole Sweet-USA TODAY Sports Sports books have put out their over/under’s for next season, and the Hornets are at the bottom of the list. A number of sports books and betting sites have released their projected win totals for NBA teams next season. They almost unanimously project the Hornets to be the worst team in the league next season. Here’s a table. Not good. The Hornets are tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the lowest season-win total in all but the PointsBet projections. In that one, the Hornets stand alone with the lowest season-win total. Depending on where you...
Jul 26, 2019
At the Hive Friday mailbag

At the Hive Friday mailbag

Every picture for the foreseeable future is going to be Miles Bridges | Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports We answer some reader questions for some Friday content. It’s Friday, so we’re gonna answer some reader questions to get the ol’ conversation machine started. I asked for Charlotte Hornets related questions on Twitter and elsewhere and compiled them and my answers on here. How likely is it that Devonte Graham outplays Terry Rozier? I don’t think it’s very likely. Despite Rozier’s longer NBA tenure, he’s only about 11 months older than Graham. Rozier has experience in big...