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  • Hornets select Frank Kaminsky 9th overall

    By Spencer Percy on June 25, 2015
    The rumors started floating yesterday about the Hornets being hot for Frank Kaminsky. Instead of Cody Zeller being moved to Portland, which was likely Cho’s first wish, it was Vonleh instead. Irregardless, the Hornets became a little thinner in the frontcourt and they shored that up by drafting Kaminsky tonight at 9th overall. Now the team has five players in […]
  • Hornets acquire Nicolas Batum for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson

    By Greg Pietras on June 24, 2015
    Instead of fixing their shooting in the draft or free agency, Charlotte's taken a short cut: Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Hornets have acquired Nicolas Batum from the Portland Trailblazers in exchange for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson.
  • Report: 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend is on it’s way to Charlotte

    By Spencer Percy on June 22, 2015
    Things were looking up for the Queen City back in December when NBA commissioner Adam Silver visited: “Personally I’m very excited about coming back here (All-Star Game). I don’t think there’s any question it’s going to happen. Just a matter of what year.” Today, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reported that it was a done deal – All-Star Weekend […]
  • Gerald Henderson exercises player-option for ’15-’16

    By Spencer Percy on June 17, 2015
    Gerald Henderson ended the speculation about his immediate future today as he decided to exercise his $6-million player-option for the 2015-’16 season. Before last season began Henderson was at a crossroads in his NBA career, having to accept a role off the bench behind new acquisition Lance Stephenson. Due to Stephenson’s immediate and steady struggles, Hendo was quickly thrust back […]
  • Lance to the Clippers for Matt Barnes and Spencer Hawes

    By Dan Esberg on June 16, 2015
    After one very unsuccessful season with the Charlotte Hornets, Lance Stephenson has been traded to the Western Conference powerhouse Los Angeles Clippers for veterans Matt Barnes and Spencer Hawes, according to multiple league sources.   GM Rich Cho is not wasting any time this offseason after a dismal 33 win season and has already began stockpiling solid talent with the hopes […]
  • Al Jefferson back for one more season

    By Spencer Percy on June 14, 2015
    As expected, Al Jefferson will opt-in to his player-option on the third and final year of his contract with Charlotte. Jefferson made it rather clears during season exit interviews in April that he would return for next season. “Unfinished business” and “losing 25-pounds” were some of the headline quotes that Big Al stated in his desire to wear a Hornets […]
  • Hornets will own-and-operate D-League team starting in ’16-17

    By Spencer Percy on May 4, 2015
    The team made a very exciting announcement this morning. An NBA Development League team will be coming to the Carolinas, and will be owed-and-operated solely by Hornets Sports & Entertainment – the Michael Jordan led group that owns Time Warner Cable Arena and the Charlotte Hornets. This confirms speculation amongst the fan-base for quite some time that the team would […]
  • Steve Clifford salary for ’15-16 season is guaranteed; Reflect, and don’t blame him

    By Spencer Percy on April 9, 2015
    It’s tough to get on-board with the clan calling for Steve Clifford’s head as the disappointing ’14-15 season for the Hornets comes to a close. Thankfully, it won’t matter as it appears that Clifford will be around for at least one more season in Charlotte. Sources: @hornets coach Steve Clifford's 2015-16 salary guaranteed after Bobcats made playoffs last season: http://t.co/wuKOIw9Qk2 […]
  • UPDATED – QCH Source: Kemba Walker will return to action tomorrow night vs. Sacramento

    By 027z77857029 on March 10, 2015
    Queen City Hoops has learned that Kemba Walker will indeed return to action Wednesday night at home against the Sacramento Kings. QCH learned earlier this afternoon that Kemba would indeed return to the court tomorrow night and then Walker confirmed the news in an interview with after practice today. “I’m playing. I’ll be out there tomorrow night playing against the […]
  • Kemba Walker has been cleared for basketball activities

    By Spencer Percy on March 4, 2015
    The team announced late this afternoon that Kemba Walker has been cleared for basketball activities without restrictions. Kemba will begin practicing with the team immediately and work his way back into action as the Hornets approach a vital time of the year, fighting for a playoff spot. INJURY UPDATE: @KembaWalker cleared for bball activities w/o restrictions. Next step is to […]