TAG: Charlotte Hornets

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 8:45 pm

Kemba Walker Will Have Surgery To Repair Meniscus; Out Six Weeks Or More

Kemba Walker

The Charlotte Hornets finally have some clarity on the status of injured point guard Kemba Walker – it’s not good, either. The team announced that its crunch-time assassin will have surgery on Wednesday to replace a torn meniscus in his left knee. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 25, 2015 / 11:15 pm

Report: Hornets, Nets Talking Lance Stephenson, Joe Johnson Swap

Joe Johnson

The “untradeable” Joe Johhnson just might be on the move again. According to a report, the Brooklyn Nets are discussing a deal that would send the seven-time All-Star to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Lance Stephenson. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Video: Charlotte’s PJ Hairston Crosses Himself Into The First Row

P.J. Hairston

PJ Hairston is a shooter first and foremost. Considering this embarrassing gaffe, the Charlotte Hornets rookie might bear that distinction forever, too. Watch Hairston crossover with such fervor during his team’s 76-71 win over the New York Knicks that he loses balance and tumbles into the front row. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 17, 2015 / 9:15 pm

Watch Lance Stephenson Randomly Shoulder-Check Roy Hibbert To The Floor

Roy Hibbert, Lance Stephenson

Roy Hibbert, Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson is playing his former team tonight. Was there any way he’d have left The Time Warner Cable Arena without butting heads with the Indiana Pacers? Nah. Watch Born Ready get his shot blocked by Roy Hibbert and react by randomly shoulder-checking the big man to the floor. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 15, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Report: Thunder Targeting Brook Lopez In Potential Three-Team Trade

Brook Lopez, Steven Adams

The Oklahoma City Thunder might not be done dealing just yet. Just a week after acquiring Dion Waiters from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sam Presti and company are reportedly in discussions with the Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets on a three-team trade that would land them former All-Star center Brook Lopez. Read More »

Video / Jan 14, 2015 / 11:45 pm

Watch Hornets Rookie P.J. Hairston Commit A Flop For The Ages Versus Spurs

P.J. Hairston

P.J. Hairston (photo. BroBible Streamable)

The best thing about rookies? They become sophomores. Watch Charlotte Hornets first-round pick P.J. Hairston embarrass himself with a wild flop – that almost took out Gregg Popovich! – during his team’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Read More »

NBA / Jan 10, 2015 / 7:45 pm

Quincy Acy Receives ‘MVP’ Chants From MSG Crowd As Knicks Get Blown Out

Quincy Acy

The New York Knicks trailed by 45 points at the beginning of the fourth quarter during their embarrassing 110-82 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. If not the for the relative heroics of Quincy Acy, their deficit would have been even worse. As he caps a 15-point final stanza at the free throw line, listen to the Madison Square Garden crowd serenade the journeyman big man with chants of “MVP! MVP!” Read More »

Latest News / Jan 7, 2015 / 10:15 pm

Video: Clutch Kemba Walker Hits Tricky Game-Winner

Kemba Walker

After Anthony Davis tied up the Pelicans-Hornets game at 94 with 18 seconds left, anyone who has watched the Hornets this year had to know which player was taking the game-winning shot. Kemba Walker has two other game-winners this year, and he added a third against the Pelicans with a difficult bank-shot plus the foul with a second remaining in Charlotte’s eventual 98-94 win. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 2, 2015 / 8:00 pm

Video: Cody Zeller Glides Past Tristan Thompson For Huge Slam

Tristan Thompson, Cody Zeller

The Cleveland Cavaliers allow opponents to shoot 63.1 percent within five feet of the basket, the second-worst mark in basketball. Related: Cody Zeller’s huge gliding slam past Tristan Thompson in tonight’s game between the Cavs and Charlotte Hornets. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 1, 2015 / 4:15 pm

Video: Harden Hits Career-High Eight Threes, & Also Dishes Some Pretty Dimes

James Harden

James Harden was feeling it last night with the Hornets in town. He finished Houston’s dominating 102-83 win having shot 12-for-19 from the field, including 8-for-11 from downtown — a career-high number of three-pointers. But we’re going to look at some of his team-high six dimes, too, because a few of them were just as spectacular as his shooting night. Read More »