Mitch Kupchak is entering his second season as the Charlotte Hornets' General Manager and President of Basketball Operations. Kupchak is in charge of the organization's transition from a team built around Kemba Walker to a team built around the team's existing young players. He spoke to the media today and addressed many topics surrounding the Hornets' season...
The Charlotte Hornets have finalized their 15-man regular season roster and officially filled both of their two-way contracts as of Sunday. The team signed rookies Caleb Martin and Jalen McDaniels to multi-year contracts and waived Ahmed Hill so they could convert Kobi Simmons to a two-way contract.  Kobi Simmons and Caleb Martin both had solid play during the...
The Hornets capped off their 2019 NBA preseason Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons. Malik Monk highlighted the night for Charlotte but also the performances of Kobi Simmons, P.J. Washington, Caleb Martin, and Devonte' Graham stuck out.
The Charlotte Hornets got their first win of the preseason Monday night, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 120-99. This was a much-needed win after a tough loss against the 76ers Friday, shooting just 36 percent from the field. Monday night was a different story. The Hornets were firing on all cylinders and put together their best game through...
If you expected the Hornets to look crisp and on top of things to start the preseason, you were wrong. Last night the Hornets lost to the Miami Heat 104-98 in a game that felt like much more than a 14 point loss. The Hornets failed to get into rhythm on offense and had communication issues that...
Kemba Walker departing for the Boston Celtics was the talk of the Charlotte Hornets' offseason. Charlotte kicked off preseason by facing their former franchise player, while newly acquired Hornet Terry Rozier returned to his old team. The Celtics triumphed, defeating the Hornets 107-106, and Kemba immediately walked over and embraced several of his former teammates including Marvin Williams,...
Kobi Simmons arrived in Chapel Hill last Tuesday ready to compete for one of the Charlotte Hornets' two remaining regular season roster spots. Simmons is looking to secure the Hornets' third point guard slot, and he has already garnered praise from his head coach James Borrego during Hornets training camp last week. This is Simmons' third training camp...
After a six month hiatus, the Charlotte Hornets are finally suiting up and playing an NBA game. They will face Kemba Walker and the Celtics tonight at 6pm EST. This is the first of their five preseason games before their season opener on October 23rd against the Chicago Bulls. The Hornets are at the beginning of a...
Hornets general manager and president of basketball operations Mitch Kupchak officially announced additions to his basketball operations' staff today, including player development coach Nick Friedman. James Borrego expressed his excitement about the Friedman hiring at his media luncheon last week, along with Thursday in Chapel Hill. Terry Rozier also praised the Hornets' new player development coach Thursday...
James Borrego isn't focused on wins and losses this year - that won't define this team's success. "If we hit these four pillars we will be successful." 
The Hornets offically begin training camp today in Chapel Hill, North Carolina at the historic Dean Smith Center. The Hornets will need to discover their identity, and new faces will look to carry this team after the departure of Kemba Walker. As training camp begins, the roster is set and full of competitive guys looking to elevate...
The Greensboro Swarm acquired the returning player rights to Joel Berry II from the South Bay Lakers. The Swarm will be sending South Bay a 2nd round pick (40th overall) in the 2019 G-League draft in exchange for Berry II.  The 24-year-old Berry II spent his rookie season playing for the South Bay Lakers after going undrafted in...