Kemba Walker named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week earlier today for games played from January 18th-January 24th, and this marks the third time that Walker has received the honor, after guiding the Hornets to a 3-1 mark in the week. One of his biggest performances of the week…

Hornets D-League affiliate to be known as Greensboro Swarm

GREENSBORO, NC – After going almost a few months with no identity for the Charlotte Hornets new NBA D-League affiliate that will take the floor in 2016-17, the franchise officially revealed its name and identity tonight in Greensboro, as the team will be known as the Greensboro Swarm. “When we selected the name and logo…

Hornets set to honor Curry and Mourning this season

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the team will pay tribute to two Hornets legends for their contributions to the franchise’s history in Charlotte this season, as Dell Curry and Alonzo Mourning will be honored in halftime ceremonies as part of the team’s “Buzz City” nights.  Curry will be honored at halftime of the December…

Hornets select Greensboro as home for new NBA D-League franchise

According to reports from Hornets beat writer Rick Bonnell from the Charlotte Observer, and reports from the Greensboro News & Record, the Charlotte Hornets have decided to choose Greensboro as the home of their new NBA Development League(D-League) franchise, which will begin play in the 2016-17 season. The team is expected to make a formal…

What did we learn from this Hornets preseason?

Last night, the Charlotte Hornets wrapped up their preseason schedule with an 98-86 loss at the hands of the Indiana Pacers in Fort Wayne, ending the hopes of a first undefeated preseason in the 26-year history of Charlotte NBA basketball, but don’t let their final mark of 7-1 fool you, as Charlotte hopes to build…

Damien Wilkins signs with Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that they have signed free agent guard/forward Damien Wilkins to a deal.  Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. In his 9th year in the NBA, Wilkins has played in 563 career games(149 starts) with the Seattle SuperSonics/Oklahoma City Thunder, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, and…

Hornets to televise 81 regular season games on FOX Sports Southeast

The Charlotte Hornets and it’s television partner, FOX Sports Southeast(formerly SportSouth) announced today that the network will televise 81 regular season Hornets telecasts throughout North and South Carolina during the 2015-16 season, reaching 3.5 million households in the two states. Hornets coverage on FOX Sports Southeast will begin on Wednesday, October 28th as the Hornets…

Keep your eye on Fatman Bogues

It’s a little early, but the class of 2023 is already being scouted and promoted. Seriously. Muggsy’s Grandson, Samartine, otherwise known as “Fatman”, is already a dribbling phenom. He’s virtually unstoppable on the court now, and while we won’t know how “Fatman” will grow as a player, it’s at least a little fun to see…

Hornets single-game tickets go on sale September 24th

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that tickets for all home games will go on sale this Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Time Warner Cable Arena box office, hornets.com, ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-4NBA-TIX(462-2849). The home opener will take place on Sunday, November 2nd at 2:00 p.m. at Time Warner Cable Arena, with…