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What does Tony Parker Bring to the Table in Charlotte?

In a surprising move this off-season, longtime Spurs point guard Tony Parker decided to sign with the Hornets. With Parker taking on a new role in Charlotte, we take a look at Parker’s potential impact this season. After 17 years and four NBA championships with the San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker elected to sign with […] What does Tony Parker Bring to the Table in Charlotte? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 19, 2018

ESPN Underrates Hornets Star Kemba Walker as the 27th Best Player in the NBA

Every year, ESPN releases a list of their analyst’s consensus of the 100 best players in the NBA. Now that they have released their top 30 through 21, we see Kemba Walker has been ranked the 27th overall player in the league. Is this fair, or should Walker be ahead of a few players ranked […] ESPN Underrates Hornets Star Kemba Walker as the 27th Best Player in the NBA - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 19, 2018

With Dwight Howard out the Door, Which Big Man Will Step Up for the Hornets?

Last season, the Charlotte Hornets signed future former star Dwight Howard to be their starting center. Now that he is in D.C., the Hornets have several choices in talented big men to fill-in down low. The Dwight Howard project in Charlotte… actually went pretty decently. D12 averaged 16.6 points (his best year scoring since 2014), […] With Dwight Howard out the Door, Which Big Man Will Step Up for the Hornets? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 18, 2018

How Will Frank Kaminsky Expand his Game This Season?

We are less than a month away from the beginning of the NBA season, and it is time to take a look at who the Hornets will have. We last profiled Jeremy Lamb, and now it is time to see how an improved Frank Kaminsky can excel this year. Of all role player on the […] How Will Frank Kaminsky Expand his Game This Season? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 17, 2018

Could the Hornets Offer a Package Good Enough to Bring Jimmy Butler to Charlotte?

Yes, I understand it may be a little far-fetched. Bringing in an All-NBA player to a mediocre (for lack of a better word) team is hard. Either way, playing with the NBA Trade Machine is fun. If Butler wants out of Minnesota, maybe the Hornets could strike a deal to get him to Charlotte. It […] Could the Hornets Offer a Package Good Enough to Bring Jimmy Butler to Charlotte? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 15, 2018

Dynamic Duo in Charlotte is a Good Sign For the Hornets Future

Bear Monk and Deuce Bridges are two of the Hornets youngest and most charismatic faces. The four-legged friends won’t get any playing time this season, but the duo may be more than just cute dogs for a couple Charlotte players! In the off-season, NBA players are free to do as they please, choosing to hone […] Dynamic Duo in Charlotte is a Good Sign For the Hornets Future - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 14, 2018

Following the Best Year of his Career, Can Jeremey Lamb Become Elite this Season?

Jeremy Lamb was a bright spot on a rather disappointing Hornets squad last year. After five average seasons in the league spent in OKC and Charlotte, Lamb finally proved himself as a strong role player. At only 26 years old, and with a starting position up for grabs, Lamb can really burst onto the scene […] Following the Best Year of his Career, Can Jeremey Lamb Become Elite this Season? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 13, 2018

Top 5 Charlotte Hornets Players of All-Time

Despite their short history as a team, Charlotte has had some very talented players. The team success might not be where we would have wanted it, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy those who have exceled as a Hornet (or a Bobcat)! Let’s go ahead and establish some disclaimers before we get into this […] Top 5 Charlotte Hornets Players of All-Time - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 12, 2018

Four Potential Hornets Lineups for Coach Borrego to Use this Season

With a roster looking very deep, the Charlotte Hornets could end up being one of the more versatile teams this season. Here’s four different lineups for four potential situations Coach Borrego could use this year: Charlotte has spent the last several years acquiring young talent and strengthening the roster. Now, with talents like Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, […] Four Potential Hornets Lineups for Coach Borrego to Use this Season - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 12, 2018

Keeping Up With Kemba Walker: Will the All-Star Finish This Season With the Hornets?

Kemba Walker has been the face of the Charlotte Hornets (and Bobcats, when that was a thing) for almost a decade now. He has been here through the good and the bad, aka the 2011-2012 season, always being consistently good for the franchise. Walker has been vocal about being loyal to the team, but now […] Keeping Up With Kemba Walker: Will the All-Star Finish This Season With the Hornets? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 12, 2018

What to Expect from Kemba and Company This Season

With just over a month left until the regular season, it is time to talk Hornets basketball. They finished with only 36 wins last year, but in a wide-open Eastern Conference, their is optimism in Charlotte. Let’s dive into why the Hornets came be competitive this season! After winning 48 games in 2015-16 and making […] What to Expect from Kemba and Company This Season - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 31, 2018

Charlotte Hornets: Rookies surrounded by the right players?

For the Charlotte Hornets, are their veterans the right players to help their rookies grow and develop going forward? Awaiting their first official NBA action, rookies Miles Bridges and Devonte Graham have already shown why the team selected them in the 2018 NBA season. Their ability to command attention, create their own shots, as well […] Charlotte Hornets: Rookies surrounded by the right players? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 29, 2018

Charlotte Hornets: Miles Bridges signs a four-year contract with Nike

The 12th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft has signed a contract with Nike basketball. The uber-athletic forward will look to make an impact right away for the Charlotte Hornets. Charlotte Hornets‘ rookie forward Miles Bridges, a 6-foot-6 wing out of Michigan State, just signed a four-year contract with Nike. (Shams Charania) Bridges was selected […] Charlotte Hornets: Miles Bridges signs a four-year contract with Nike - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 28, 2018

Charlotte Hornets’ worst-case scenario isn’t what you’d expect

The Charlotte Hornets‘ 2018-19 NBA season will be pivotal in determining their near and distant future. With so much in the balance, it’s imperative that the Hornets do everything in their power to avoid this worst-case scenario. After an impressive 2015-16 season and playoff run, the Charlotte Hornets had back-to-back 37-win seasons. Frankly, for a […] Charlotte Hornets’ worst-case scenario isn’t what you’d expect - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 22, 2018

Charlotte Hornets: Why Frank Kaminsky can’t get a pass on misogyny

Frank Kaminsky’s podcast hastily deleted an inappropriate tweet last night. Why isn’t he supporting the WNBA? Last night, the Minnesota Lynx and the Los Angeles Sparks completed yet another chapter in their intense rivalry saga. The Sparks ended up eliminating the Lynx from the playoffs by a close 75-68 margin and played one of the best […] Charlotte Hornets: Why Frank Kaminsky can’t get a pass on misogyny - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More