The Charlotte Hornets struggled mightily on the perimeter in their final go-around as the Bobcats last season, so it was no secret that general manager Rich Cho was targeting help on the wings. It was clear as day that with Al Jefferson...Show More Summary
The greatest friendship since Rick Blaine and Capt. Renault is on the rocks. So says Charles Barkley. In a Yahoo interview, Charles Barkley divulges that critical comments he’s made about the former Charlotte Bobcats as a TNT analyst have rankled MJ, that team’s owner. “I think that Michael was upset by some of the things […]
Michael Jordan may have been the greatest player in history, but his ownership tenure in Charlotte has been a lot closer to a disaster. And apparently he was sensitive to a friend's opinion that the team was "turrible."
His failures in management/ownership have been well documented, but of late, Michael Jordan has been doing things the right way. The roster is young and talented, and he didn’t overspend on Lance Stephenson. The change from Bobcats to Hornets (along with the original colors) is a major boost as well. MJ is in heavy pursuit […]
Rapper/hip-hop mogul Nelly has been a part-owner of Charlotte's NBA team for several years now, since previous majority owner Bob Johnson brought him into the fold as part of the Bobcats ownership. And when Michael Jordan bought the majority stake from Bob a few years ago, he kept the St. Show More Summary
Here’s the Charlotte Observer reporting on the Hornets. That’s right, the Hornets. There aren’t Bobcats around anymore. Not in NBA basketball, at least. Get used to it. The Hornets. Charlotte Hornets. Anyway, here: Would free-agent forward-guard Gordon Hayward be a good fit with the Charlotte Hornets? No, Hornets forward Cody Zeller replied Wednesday; Hayward would be a [...]
The Charlotte Hornets' 43-win surprise season was almost as jolting as their name change. Who saw that coming? Only two years removed from the worst single-season winning percentage in league history, the at-the-time Bobcats and newShow More Summary
Following two seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats, 10-year NBA veteran Ben Gordon has reportedly signed a two-year deal with the Orlando Magic, adding depth to the team's bench for the 2014-15 season. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports...Show More Summary
The continued buzz forming around the new Charlotte Hornets has grown increasingly louder after a wonderful 2014 draft haul. Now no longer associated with a stained Bobcats nickname that was synonymous with futility, the luck of this...Show More Summary
P.J. Hairston put a nightmarish 2013-14 season officially behind him on Thursday night, as the former University of North Carolina basketball star was selected with the No. 26 pick and traded to the Charlotte Bobcats. But his past continues...Show More Summary
The Miami Heat got their man during Thursday night's NBA draft when they added Connecticut point guard Shabazz Napier after trading with the Charlotte Bobcats. However, Pat Riley and Co. are not finished adding young talent. Miami still...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Hornets name officially returns to the NBA next season, and the team formerly known as the Bobcats unveiled their new uniforms Thursday.
After 10 seasons as the Bobcats, the Charlotte franchise is returning to the city's roots, renaming and rebranding as the second coming of the Hornets. Today they revealed, from left to right, their home, road, and alternate jerseys. Read more...
The team formerly known as the Bobcats will take the floor as the Charlotte Hornets this fall and they’ll have a new wardrobe when they do. The new unis for Michael Jordan’s team feature a retro look with a return to the purple and teal colors the Hornets sported when they played in Charlotte from […]
The Miami Heat won three straight games in the 2014 NBA Playoffs before reaching the Finals. They won Games 2, 3 and 4 against the Indiana Pacers. And they won six in a row between Game 1 of Round 1 against the Charlotte Bobcats and Game 2 of Round 2 against the Brooklyn Nets. But the Heat never needed to come from behind to win three straight. Show More Summary
Here’s the Charlotte Observer reporting on the Hornets (the former Bobcats): Owner Michael Jordan’s decision to give more power to general manager Rich Cho led to Rod Higgins leaving the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets abruptly announced...Show More Summary
Even with Michael Jordan being the face of the team, the Bobcats never seemed like an attractive destination. But since they’ve become the Hornets again, for some crazy reason, it makes the team more appealing. While the franchise is undergoing this overhaul and re-brand, Jordan is also hoping this new attention translates to wins. They […]
For those who missed it, the Charlotte Bobcats have been rebranded as the Charlotte Hornets. It’s a full-circle kind of thing. The original Charlotte Hornets joined the NBA in 1988 and relocated to New Orleans in 2002. Two years later, Charlotte got a new expansion team, which was called the Bobcats. When the New Orleans [...]
How often do you hear the term, "Get your money's worth" tossed around? What does that actually mean? How can we quantify worth based on performance? Here, I've added together a compilation of statistical averages for each Charlotte Bobcat from the 2013-14 season who played at least 19 games for the team. Show More Summary
Come on, admit it! You'll miss the Charlotte Bobcats at least a little bit. After 10 unceremonious seasons, the Bobcats are no more, and the Charlotte Hornets will once again be the NBA's representative from North Carolina. The Bobcats'...Show More Summary