• QCH EXCLUSIVE: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn labrum in right shoulder again; will need surgery

    By Spencer Percy on February 11, 2016
    Queen City Hoops learned early this afternoon from sources close to the team that Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn the labrum in his right shoulder again, will need surgery and is out indefinitely – very likely for the remainder of the season. The Hornets confirmed the news shortly after QCH. QCH EXCLUSIVE: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn the labrum in his right […]
  • Hornets give head coach Steve Clifford three-year extension

    By Spencer Percy on November 25, 2015
    According to a report, Charlotte and Steve Clifford have come to an agreement on a three-year contract extension that would keep Clifford as head coach for the Hornets through the 2018-19 season. The fourth year of the deal will be a team-option. His contract was set to expire after this season and Clifford’s name has been surfacing in rumors for […]
  • Report: MKG will miss 6 months with shoulder injury

    By Spencer Percy on October 5, 2015
    Monday’s typically suck, and this one has been no different, but it got worse when the news came down from Adrian Wojnarowski that Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will miss six months due to the right shoulder injury he suffered Saturday night in Orlando. We can safely presume that MKG has a significant tear to the labrum in his right shoulder, an injury […]
  • Hornets Weekend Wrap: Two straight preseason wins; MKG injured

    By Spencer Percy on October 5, 2015
    The Hornets showcased a new offensive philosophy this weekend in Florida on their way to a 2-0 preseason start with wins at Orlando and Miami. The quick road trip before departing for China this week came with a cost though, as freshly inked long-term solution Michael Kidd-Gilchrist dislocated his right shoulder in the second quarter of Saturday night’s game in […]
  • Steve Clifford pre-training camp press conference notes

    By Spencer Percy on September 16, 2015
    Hornets head coach Steve Clifford had a media availability session on Tuesday and Rick Bonnell reported some notable bites for Charlotte fans to chew on. – Clifford clearly understands the importance of lessening the offensive load on Al Jefferson if this team wants to turn a corner offensively. It’s the exact reason the Hornets spent the off-season chasing versatile offensive […]
  • Hornets, MKG agree to 4-year, $52-million extension

    By Spencer Percy on August 25, 2015
    For the second straight year the Hornets have beaten the Oct. 30 deadline and extended the contract of a future cornerstone to the franchise. Last year, it was Kemba Walker. Yesterday, the Hornets came to terms with 21-year old defensive-Jedi Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. The extension will kick in after the ’15-16 season and is reportedly worth $52-million over four years. The […]
  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist does a second Q&A session on Twitter

    By Reece Helms on August 17, 2015
    For the second straight Sunday, Charlotte Hornets SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist hosted a question and answer session on his Twitter account. You can view last week’s Q&A by clicking on this link. Q&A sessions on Twitter have become extremely popular for professional athletes to do in their spare time, and it’s also a good way to interact with their fans. Last […]
  • Notes on the Hornets’ 2015-16 Schedule

    By Greg Pietras on August 15, 2015
    The NBA released next year's schedule on Wednesday, so let's take a quick look at Charlotte's upcoming season.
  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist hosts a Q&A session on his Twitter account

    By Reece Helms on August 10, 2015
    Late Sunday afternoon, Charlotte Hornets SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist gave his Twitter followers a chance to tweet him some questions, and he would answer/comment on them. We see several professional athletes do this sort of thing, especially during the off-season. Recently, Cleveland Cavalier star LeBron James answered some of his fan’s questions. Although Michael Kidd-Gilchrist didn’t get the same amount of […]
  • Nicolas Batum participates in 2015 NBA Africa game

    By Reece Helms on August 2, 2015
    On Saturday, the NBA had its first game held in Africa, and it was a major success. Several NBA players participated in the event, along with legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo. The 52-year old Olajuwon showed no signs of his old age, as he got the South African crowd excited with his ‘Dream Shake’ jumper: All of the players […]