To really appreciate how far Kemba Walker has come, dust off that copy of NBA 2K12, slide it into your wheezing Xbox 360, and find young Kemba on the roster of the 7-59 Charlotte Bobcats, where he is stuck behind D.J. friggin’ Augustin on the depth chart, slinging passes to the likes of Byron Mullens and Tyrus Thomas,… Read more...
Last summer, nobody wanted Bismack Biyombo. A then-22-year-old free agent coming off four modestly productive years with the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets, Biyombo ended up signing a two-year, $6 million contract with the Toronto Raptors...Show More Summary
In a recent appearance on the podcast Pardon My Take, Gonzaga University's Kyle Wiltjer revealed that former Bulldogs star and retired member of the Charlotte Bobcats Adam Morrison "thinks something is going down with politics" and that...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Hornets, formerly the Bobcats, inherited in 2014 the records and statistics of the original Hornets. As a result, the present Hornets’ record for wins increased.
Charlotte keeps winning, a predictable night at Oracle Arena and the rest of the action from the NBA on Wednesday. The Charlotte Hornets spent last offseason trying to become a contender. Ditching the Bobcats nickname didn't work, so the team wanted to show things would be different now. Show More Summary
In August, Robert L. Johnson, founder of BET and former owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, sold off three lots from his 1.3 acre Washington property for $1 million, according to the Washington Business Journal. News of the sale, which wasn’t listed publicly, just hit the market. The lots’ new owners are academics Babak and Sharon Bahador, who plan to build […]
Dudley says while playing for the Charlotte Bobcats, Gerald Wallace once had to force the former Gonzaga star to shower. The post Jared Dudley Says Former No. 3 Pick Adam Morrison ‘Never Took Showers’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Michael Jordan is among the most powerful and influential figures in basketball history, but the NBA has had restrictions in place to avoid a conflict of interest between Jordan's ownership of the Charlotte Bobcats and his world-famous...Show More Summary
Much like basketball fans everywhere in 2011, the Charlotte Hornets (then the Bobcats) fell head over heels for a sensational dagger-flinging, cold-blooded dynamo of a point guard by the name of Kemba Walker. He threw his UConn Huskies on his back and willed them to a Big East tournament title and an NCAA championship. Show More Summary
The Charlotte Hornets have been stuck in NBA purgatory since their inception as the Bobcats in 2004. No matter who they draft or sign, the franchise never seems to get past mediocre. Once they improve enough to reach the decency of a 40-45 win season, they plummet back down the standings. Show More Summary
The NBA coaching business is very much a "what have you done for me lately" industry. No one exemplifies that more than Steve Clifford. His rejuvenation of the 2013-14 Charlotte Bobcats was short-lived, as he now has to pick up the pieces...Show More Summary
Michael Jordan has been looking to sell his Chicago-area estate for years, but now the NBA legend and owner of the Charlotte Bobcats is getting serious. The former Bulls star has cut the Highland Park home price in half — to $14.88 million. For the master of aerial magic, Jordan first sought $29 [...]
The return of Buzz City was supposed to add fuel to the fire the Bobcats built in their swan song campaign of 2013-14. It winded up doing the exact opposite, as the Charlotte Hornets fell flat on their faces right out of the gate, limping...Show More Summary
Why is it so hard to love the Charlotte Bobcats Hornets? General incompetence has a lot to do with it. Like, well, this, as described by the UPoR’s Scott Fowler: This is how messed up the Charlotte Hornets are. Injuries have knocked out two of their starters and forced a third (Al Jefferson) to basically […]
Here’s the Charlotte Observer reporting on the Hornets, who are set to welcome Michael Kidd-Gilchrist back into action any day now: Over this season and last season the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets are 10 games above.500 when small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist plays. They are 14 games below.500 when Kidd-Gilchrist sits out. Coincidence? Hardly. Show More Summary
Things haven’t exactly gone as planned for Josh McRoberts and the Miami Heat. When South Beach signed the 6’10” forward away from the Charlotte Hornets (nee Bobcats) this summer, the organization envisioned him as a piece that wouldShow More Summary
Fans and media members alike believed the Charlotte Bobcats were officially going out with a bang. They had finally turned a corner, despite getting swept by the Miami Heat in the playoffs, and had already put together an incredibleShow More Summary
The Hornets were supposed to be a fun, competitive team this season, but they've failed to be either. By all accounts, Charlotte had a good offseason. It ditched the Bobcats moniker, added Lance Stephenson, adopted a sweet-lookin' color scheme and added a couple of promising first-round picks to a team that was the No. Show More Summary
There was something decidedly kitschy about last season's Charlotte Bobcats. They were a squad that was simultaneously on the rise and facing a clear expiration date. Steve Clifford, their first-year head coach, constructed a base system...Show More Summary
This chart from the Wall Street Journal shows Cleveland, predictably, getting the biggest bump in Facebook likes this offseason after bringing LeBron home. But Charlotte was the only other team to have their likes increase by more than 10 percent, and that's because the Hornets are great, and the Bobcats suck. Read more...