The Hornets face off against the Houston Rockets Saturday evening for the second time this season. They two teams matched up back on February 5th where the Rockets ran away with a 125-110 victory. Tonight Charlotte will look to avenge their previous loss along with continuing the competitive fire they’ve brought over the past week.  Saturday is the...
When a team makes a youthful shift as the Hornets have, some players get left in the dust. Whether that’s due to performance, not fitting in with the team’s long-term plans or a combination of several factors. There are inevitable measures teams have to take. We have seen that with the Hornets this season, specifically with Nicolas...
This Is What James Borrego Envisioned. That’s a broad statement, but it is entirely true. This Hornets team that we have witnessed over these past few weeks is exactly what JB visualized at the beginning of the season. The direction this team’s heading in, their style of play, the whole nine yards. The catalyst for this youth movement...
Marvin Williams spreads his arms, grinning with a face full of emphatic joy as he embraces Matt Rochinski of hornets.com. That was not the only person Marvin shared an intimate moment with. He did so with numerous other employees at the Spectrum Center Sunday afternoon in his first return back to Charlotte, now as a member of...
If it is not evident already, the Hornets have fully initiated their youth movement. During Tuesday night’s loss to the Indiana Pacers, there were four Hornets on the floor that spent time in Greensboro this season with the Swarm. That’s not a knock on the talents of Jalen McDaniels, Caleb Martin, Cody Martin, or Joe Chealey but...
Charlotte Hornets’ third-year guard, Malik Monk has been suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy, as first reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The league’s statement stated that Monk’s suspension will continue until he is “determined” to be in full compliance with the NBA’s anti-drug policy.  The suspension comes at an unfortunate time for Monk...
GREENSBORO, NC - The G-League has continued to illustrate its tremendous value as a resource for the NBA. It not only serves as the talent pipeline for up-and-coming players to the NBA but also as an outlet for NBA players to go down and rekindle their fire and catch the spark they lost due to inconsistent playing...
GREENSBORO, NC - Player development happens behind closed doors and is a crucial part for any team hoping to have a successful rebuild and have long-term stability. Charlotte Hornets’ head coach James Borrego has continually echoed that player development is the lifeblood of the organization. Saying that their primary focus is building from the bottom up in hopes of planting...
Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Tuesday afternoon that Hornets’ guard Devonte’ Graham will participate in the NBA three-point shootout at All-Star weekend in Chicago. The other participants that have been named include Duncan Robinson (MIA), Buddy Hield (SAC), Zach LaVine (CHI), Trae Young (ATL), and Luka Doncic (DAL). Two more are still to be announced. He will...
As we head into the latter part of the season, the Hornets’ destiny looks to almost be set in stone. They are 3-16 in their last 19 games. Tankathon gives the team the 11th most difficult schedule for the rest of the season. Additionally, 538 predicts the Hornets will finish tied with the Atlanta Hawks for the fourth-worst record...
Success at the college level does not always translate to the NBA. We have seen the story before. Athletes dominate throughout their time collegiately but arrive at the NBA, falling dramatically short of their aspirations. We have seen this with Scottie Reynolds, Marcus Paige, Wayne Simien, and Hasheem Thabeet, just to name a few. The necessary steps...
CHARLOTTE, NC - I was in a coffee shop in NoDa early Monday morning, sitting, staring into blank space trying to gather my thoughts. I couldn’t, in accordance with everyone else around the world. The shop was playing a song called “Love Like Ghosts” by Lord Huron. A line in the song perfectly explained my inability to...