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  • 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 […]
  • Reflecting on the Hornets summer w/ Baseline Buzz: 3-on-3

    By Spencer Percy on July 29, 2015
    For all of Hornets fans this summer has been wild, crazy and probably nothing short of what anyone expected. Since Rich Cho became to GM of the Charlotte Hornets in 2011 this franchise has been one of the most active in the trade market, so wheeling-and-dealing has become second-nature to Buzz City. That didn’t change this summer. The Hornets moved […]
  • Nicolas Batum denies wanting to play for the Toronto Raptors

    By Reece Helms on July 28, 2015
      On Tuesday afternoon there were rumors swirling around Twitter that the newly-acquired Nicolas Batum was already looking to get out of Charlotte. An article by NBC Sports made the claim that Batum was eyeing the Toronto Raptors next season when he becomes a free agent. But Nicolas Batum quickly denied that report via Twitter, in a rather humorous fashion: […]
  • Hornets will sign Elliot Williams

    By Spencer Percy on July 28, 2015
    The Hornets plan to sign combo-guard Elliot Williams to a non-guaranteed training camp contract, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer. Williams has three years of NBA experience with four different teams and has started just two games for the Sixers during that time frame. Charlotte had some interest just last season when they waived Jannero Pargo and signed […]
  • Tyler Hansbrough Returns to Carolina, Signs with Hornets

    By Greg Pietras on July 22, 2015
    Former UNC Tar Heel Tyler Hansbrough has agreed to a contract with the Hornets, reports The Charlotte Observer. Though terms of the deal haven’t been made public, a one-year, veteran minimum contract seems like the most likely possibility. Hansbrough most recently played in Toronto, where his minutes declined to 14 a game in ’14-15. He averaged 3.6 points on 52% shooting and 3.6 rebounds in […]
  • Hornets sign undrafted rookie Aaron Harrison

    By Spencer Percy on July 12, 2015
    After a strong Orlando Summer League where he averaged 13.5 PPG, 4.8 RPG & 3.4 APG, Aaron Harrison is now under contract with the Charlotte Hornets. The deal is for two years. Essentially, this simply means that Harrison will be at training camp with the team, but his spot on the roster isn’t a done deal since his contract is […]