Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets 2018-19 Season Grades: Bismack Biyombo had spotty return

Bismack Biyombo stepped up when his number was called this season for the Charlotte Hornets, giving them decent production at the center position. Yeah, he’s not the flashiest player, and a lot of fans will tell you that he wasn’t good for the Charlotte Hornets this season, but I think Bismack...

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9 hours ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Brandon Clarke headlines Hornets fourth pre-draft workout

The Hornets bring in their first candidate at the twelfth pick with five other prospects. Now that the lottery has taken place and the draft order is set, pre-draft workouts can begin in earnest. The Charlotte Hornets are hosting their sixth workout of the offseason on Monday, and this is the first...

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10 hours ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

NBA Draft: Charlotte Hornets may be interested in Brandon Clarke

After a successful workout, Brandon Clarke caught the attention of the Charlotte Hornets, and the team may be interested in the three-year college athlete. This week Brandon Clarke worked out for the Charlotte Hornets, and the three-year college athlete believed that it went exceptionally well. Clarke...

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11 hours ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Charlotte Hornets NBA Draft: Tacko Fall could be a late draft steal

The Charlotte Hornets have been searching for a defensive presence down low, and they may be able to get some help. Tacko Fall could be a second-round steal if the Hornets select him. It’s unclear on what the Charlotte Hornets will do with their first-round pick in this year’s draft. The...

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13 hours ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Charlotte Hornets NBA Draft: 3 reasons to draft Bol Bol

The Charlotte Hornets may have an answer to all of their defensive problems in this upcoming draft. Bol Bol is the perfect prospect that can save Charlotte’s frontcourt. The Charlotte Hornets are set to draft with the 12th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft next month. The team has not given many...

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15 hours ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Charlotte Hornets 2019 NBA Mock Draft Vol. 2: Post-Lottery Edition

With the wild NBA Draft Lottery now over, the Charlotte Hornets and all other NBA teams now know where they will be picking. Our experts reveal our second 2019 NBA Mock Draft. The 2019 NBA Draft is one month away, and the Charlotte Hornets are kicking it into full gear as they prepare for the […] Charlotte...

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2 days ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Charlotte Hornets NBA Draft: History of the 12th overall pick

On Tuesday night, the Charlotte Hornets found out that they would receive the 12th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. The Hornets are somewhat familiar to this number. As of late, the Charlotte Hornets have been stuck at the same spot in the lottery for the NBA Draft. On Tuesday, the Hornets found out that...

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2 days ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Hornets post-lottery mock draft roundup

Now that the draft order is set, we take another look at who popular media outlets think will wind up on the Hornets. The draft lottery came and went with much fervor. Three teams jumped at least six spots, completely reshaping the landscape of mock draft world. With that, we’ll take a look at who...

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2 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Steph Curry on Game 2 Duel vs. Brother Seth: 'It Was Like Back in Charlotte'

It's usually all about the Splash Brothers in Oracle Arena, but it was about the Curry brothers Thursday night. The Golden State Warriors escaped Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals with a 114-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Charlotte Hornets

Podcast: Offseason plans to fix the Hornets

We lay out some offseason ideas for the Hornets now that we know their draft slot. The 2019 NBA Draft Lottery is in the books, so we know with certainty what the Charlotte Hornets are working with going into the offseason. We talk about the pros and cons of re-signing Kemba Walker and whether or not...

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3 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Charlotte Hornets 2018-19 Season Grades: Hernangomez makes his case for minutes

Willy Hernangomez had some good stretches for the Charlotte Hornets in 2018-19, showing that he deserves an expanded role next season and beyond. With starting center Cody Zeller missing 33 games due to injury this season, one would have thought that Willy Hernangomez would have played quite a lot for...

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3 days ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

After missing out on some lottery luck, the Hornets should try to swing a big trade this summer

After staying pat at 12 in the draft lottery, the Hornets will need to look elsewhere to improve the team immediately. The Charlotte Hornets were not blessed by the ping pong balls on Wednesday night, so their pick stayed pat at 12. With Kemba Walker’s impending free agency and the team spinning its...

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4 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Charlotte Hornets stay put, land 12th overall pick in 2019 NBA Draft

The basketball gods weren’t with the Charlotte Hornets tonight, as the team stayed put and will be making the 12th selection in the 2019 NBA Draft. Despite the incredibly low odds of moving up in the lottery, fans were hopeful for a miracle, but it just wasn’t to be, as the Charlotte Hornets...

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5 days ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

The Hornets will pick twelfth in next month’s draft

The lottery wasn’t kind to the Hornets, so they will make their pick in the late lottery for the third consecutive year. At the NBA Draft Lottery tonight, it was confirmed that the Charlotte Hornets will be making the twelfth selection in the 2019 NBA Draft. There was an 86% chance that this was going...

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5 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Charlotte Hornets NBA Draft: Is Jontay Porter reliable on offense?

The Charlotte Hornets lack perimeter offense at the center position and Jontay Porter could offer a lot of help in that area. In past seasons, the Charlotte Hornets have struggled to develop any form of consistent perimeter shooting for their center position. Because of the lack of production at this...

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5 days ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Hornets NBA Draft Lottery primer

There’s a lot at stake tonight. Here’s what to look forward to. What: NBA Draft Lottery When: Tuesday May 14th, 8:30 p.m. EDT Where: The Hilton Chicago; Chicago, IL How to watch: ESPN Tonight is a massive night in the NBA. The directions of franchises can be altered by the bounces of numbered ping pong...

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5 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Kemba Walker is the hero the Charlotte Hornets need

The captain put the team on his shoulders and nearly carried the Hornets to the playoffs. Now his future with the team is uncertain. The future of the Charlotte Hornets lies in the hands of one man. That man is Kemba Walker. There have been highs and (a lot of) lows over the course of this franchise’s...

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5 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Nicolas Batum did not live up to the value of his contract this season

The highest paid player on the Charlotte Hornets didn’t really play like it for most of the season. The Charlotte Hornets last made the playoffs in 2016 after a great run through their post-all star break schedule. They’d end up losing in the first round of the playoffs to the Miami Heat (which still...

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6 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets NBA Draft: Romeo Langford has the right upside

Romeo Langford is a freshman guard from Indiana, and he is one of the best options at the guard spot in the 2019 NBA Draft for the Charlotte Hornets. “Oh Romeo, why are you our #12 pick?” Jokes aside, Romeo Langford is a realistic pick for the Charlotte Hornets in this draft. Selecting a...

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6 days ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets

Marvin Williams was as steady and unspectacular as could be last season

Marvin Williams did exactly what he was expected to do last season. Marvin Williams is the quintessential role player. He doesn’t do anything especially well, and he doesn’t do anything especially poorly. He’s low maintenance- he can play any number of minutes and attempt any number of shots and it...

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6 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets

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