The Hornets opened their Las Vegas Summer League season Friday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, escaping with an 88-87 victory despite shooting a lowly 36.6 percent from the field.
Charlotte center Dwight Howard became the first player in the NBA in eight years to have at least 30 points and 30 rebounds in the same game during his team’s 111-105 win at Brooklyn on Wednesday night.
New Orleans piled up 32 points while building an 11-point first quarter lead and the Hornets never recovered in the Pelicans’ 101-96 win in the Spectrum Center on Wednesday.
It took a while to get going, but Charlotte is starting to look like a potential playoff team. The Hornets are now 6-3 in the month of January after Monday night's 112-107 home win over Sacramento.
The Hornets entered 2018 in 12th place out of 15 teams in the Eastern Conference with a 13-23 record and some obvious resolutions needed in an attempt to save their season.
The Charlotte Hornets have lost four of their last five and 11 of their last 13 games, and sit 5.5 games back of the Knicks for the eighth and final seed in the Eastern Conference.
Christmas comes a week early for the Packers today, much to the chagrin of the Panthers, who are trying to fend off Green Bay and several other teams for a playoff spot over the final few weeks of the regular season.
Dwight Howard is everything the Charlotte Hornets could have hoped for when they traded for the future Hall of Fame center in the offseason, averaging 16.4 points, 12.4 rebounds and 1.4 blocks.
The Charlotte Hornets are expecting to get shooting guard Nicolas Batum back when they host Cleveland Wednesday (Nov. 15) on ESPN starting at 8:00, according to a report by swarmandsting.com.
The Charlotte Hornets will be thin on the perimeter on Wednesday (Oct. 18) when they open the 2017-18 season at Detroit (7 p.m. tipoff).
The San Francisco 49ers released former Marvin Ridge High football star Vinnie Sunseri on Friday while trimming their roster down. NFL teams have until 4 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 2) to cut down to the 53-man limit.
The Charlotte Hornets have picked a good time to get hot. Their third straight win has pulled them to within a game of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.