4:04 PM EST, Thu January 21, 2021
charlotteobserver 3 hours ago

How Cody Zeller’s likely return should boost Charlotte Hornets versus Chicago Bulls

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller will likely play for the first time since the season-opener, when the Hornets host the Chicago Bulls Friday. Zeller is listed as probable, after fracturing …
Swarm and Sting 8 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets: Will Fans Be Allowed To Attend Any Home Games This Year?

As we all know, this year has been unlike any that we have ever seen, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With that said, the Charlotte Hornets have been very responsible in assuring that the COVID-19 protocols set up by the league have been followed. Wednesday night’s game against the Washington Wizards will mark the first […] Charlotte Hornets: Will Fans Be Allowed To Attend Any Home Games This Year? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
charlotteobserver Jan 20, 2021

How did the Hornets defense suddenly get so good? A strategy rarely used by NBA teams

That the Charlotte Hornets play lots of zone defense this season? No huge surprise. The shocker is they play zone nearly twice as much as any other NBA team. They …
charlotteobserver Jan 20, 2021

Bismack Biyombo on Hornets’ zone defense

The Hornets play about 20 defensive possessions per game in zone. Why? …
charlotteobserver Jan 20, 2021

Charlotte Hornets got great news on Cody Zeller, but another starter tweaked an ankle

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller has been cleared for full-contact practice, roughly a month removed from breaking his left hand. Zeller was part of the Hornets’ live scrimmage Wednesday, according …
Swarm and Sting Jan 20, 2021

James Harden Trade: What it means for the Charlotte Hornets

What does the James Harden trade mean for the Charlotte Hornets moving forward? As many fans know, the Charlotte Hornets’ conference got even stronger over the past week. The Brooklyn Nets pulled off a blockbuster trade to acquire James Harden from the Houston Rockets. The Hornets defeated this Nets team at the beginning of the […] James Harden Trade: What it means for the Charlotte Hornets - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
charlotteobserver Jan 19, 2021

Should Charlotte Hornets call Cavaliers about Kevin Porter Jr. and their centers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have a lot of centers and a young, troubled player in Kevin Porter, Jr. Should that draw the Charlotte Hornets’ attention? Multiple reports say Porter will be …
Swarm and Sting Jan 19, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: NBA power rankings roundup, week 5 edition

With fourteen games down, various media outlets have continued to rank the Charlotte Hornets at different spots. The Charlotte Hornets begin this new week with a record of 6-8, and they are tied for the 9th spot in the Eastern Conference standings. Charlotte has lost their last three games, with two of them coming at […] Charlotte Hornets: NBA power rankings roundup, week 5 edition - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Swarm and Sting Jan 19, 2021

Should the Charlotte Hornets trade for Kevin Porter Jr.?

The Charlotte Hornets could target Kevin Porter Jr. if they’re interested. The Charlotte Hornets are searching for ways to improve their team. The NBA’s trade deadline is only two months away, so the Hornets have more than enough time to find something right. If Charlotte is looking for someone to trade for, the team could […] Should the Charlotte Hornets trade for Kevin Porter Jr.? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Jan 19, 2021
Podcast: Game cancellations, centers, small ball, NBA expansion

Podcast: Game cancellations, centers, small ball, NBA expansion

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets have lost three straight, but there are good things to talk about. The Charlotte Hornets have lost three straight games since the last podcast. We try to undo the curse with this podcast. Here’s what we’ve got: Martin Luther King Day and the NBA on MLK Day Hornets vs Wizards postponed due to the Wizards having a covid problem How we think the NBA will handle all these postponements The Hornets have a problem at the center position Outside options at the center position Some John Collins and Hawks talk The Hornets success...
charlotteobserver Jan 18, 2021

Charlotte Hornets have lost 3 games in a row. Why coach James Borrego isn’t worried.

The Hornets lost a close game Saturday in what could have been a win, or at least a trip to overtime, had a foul been called in the final seconds …
Swarm and Sting Jan 18, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: Wednesday’s game against the Wizards postponed

The Charlotte Hornets are the latest team to have a game postponed due to NBA Health and Saftey Protocols. On Monday, the NBA announced that Wednesday’s game between the Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards has been postponed. The game was scheduled to take place in Charlotte at the Spectrum Center. Because of ongoing contact tracing […] Charlotte Hornets: Wednesday’s game against the Wizards postponed - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Jan 18, 2021
Wednesday’s game against the Wizards has been postponed

Wednesday’s game against the Wizards has been postponed

Photo by Jared C. Tilton/ The Hornets will play again on Friday. The game between the Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards scheduled for Wednesday, January 18th, has been postponed, per Shams Charania of The Athletic. The Wizards-Hornets game on Wednesday has been postponed.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 18, 2021 The Wizards are down bad right now. This is their fifth consecutive postponement, and they haven’t played since January 11th. They’re currently dealing with a covid outbreak on their roster, with six players having tested positive...
charlotteobserver Jan 18, 2021

Charlotte Hornets have their Wednesday game vs. Washington Wizards postponed

The NBA on Monday afternoon announced that the Charlotte Hornets’ game against the Washington Wizards, scheduled for Wednesday night at Spectrum Center, has been postponed in accordance to the league’s …
charlotteobserver Jan 18, 2021

The Charlotte Hornets just launched a new platform for social justice

Hornets head coach James Borrego said the team started Monday’s practice honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by discussing how each person could embody the principles preached by the civil …

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    Cody Zeller

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    LaMelo Ball

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  • Gordon Hayward

    Gordon Hayward

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  • Terry Rozier

    Terry Rozier

    NBA admits refs messed up end of Hornets-Raptors game. Terry Rozier should’ve shot FTs

  • Bismack Biyombo

    Bismack Biyombo

    Bismack Biyombo on Hornets’ zone defense

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