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...
The Charlotte Hornets are who we thought they were. And that is not a bad thing.  Was the Hornets’ start surprising? Yes. We have experienced exciting developments we did not expect. Devonte’ Graham has lit the league on fire. Malik Monk has gone through ups-and-downs this season--the highs were great, including his game-winner against the Pistons. P.J. Washington...
The Hornets saw immense potential with Caleb Martin - especially after his stellar preseason - and signed the guard to the team’s 15-man roster. The talented rookie has fully bought into the Hornets' plan of player development - the lifeblood of the organization - where he can develop and focus on the little things in Greensboro. He’s...
Terry Rozier did not want to fill the shoes of Kemba Walker. He quickly became frustrated by the constant chatter of him arriving into Charlotte to be the team’s saving grace after the departure of the franchise’s all-time leading scorer. “It’s annoying because I’m not him and I’m not looking to be him,” Rozier explained on Hornets media day back...
Dwayne Bacon has had quite a roller coaster of a season. On Hornets media day, James Borrego said he expected "Bake," along with Terry Rozier, to be the Hornets’ leading scorers for the upcoming season. JB also expressed his respect for Bacon’s play on the defensive end. He explained that he expected the third-year guard to defend the opponents’ best...