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Nov 23, 2020

Is Gordon Hayward worth a $120 million cap hit? How he changes the Hornets’ future

The Charlotte Hornets are about to make their biggest free-agent plunge since...well, maybe ever. The Hornets have come to terms with Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward on a four-year, $120 …
Nov 22, 2020

Bismack Biyombo to return to Charlotte Hornets, providing center depth and mentorship

Bismack Biyombo wanted to see through the rebuild with the Charlotte Hornets. He’ll get that chance. Veteran center Biyombo will sign a one-year deal with the Hornets, according to two …
Nov 21, 2020

Charlotte Hornets are signing Gordon Hayward from the Boston Celtics

The Charlotte Hornets will address their need for an impact wing scorer by signing free agent Gordon Hayward. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the agreement Saturday afternoon, quoting Hayward’s agent, …
Nov 20, 2020

Hornets free agency tracker: Who’s leaving, who’s staying and who are the new players?

NBA free agency began at 6 p.m. Friday with the Charlotte Hornets being one of four teams with room under the salary cap. The Hornets had roughly $20 million available …
Nov 20, 2020

LaMelo Ball loves his dad, but make no mistake: New Hornets guard isn’t a LaVar clone

LaMelo Ball loves his dad, honors his dad, credits his dad with shepherding his basketball success. But LaVar Ball doesn’t speak for LaMelo, nor rule his point of view. “At …
Nov 20, 2020

LaMelo Ball dribbles for photos

Charlotte Hornets' 2020 first round draft pick, LaMelo Ball, dribbles while being photographed by NBAE photographer Kent Smith, shortly after a press conference outside Spectrum Center. …
Nov 20, 2020

The Hornets didn’t draft shooting help. They have cap space to find it in free agency

The most important thing about the Charlotte Hornets’ salary-cap space: Nearly no other NBA team has any. Entering the start of free-agency Friday at 6 p.m. — essentially the NBA’s …
Nov 20, 2020

NBA free-agency starts Friday

Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak on the impact of a compacted free-agent period before training camps open. …
Nov 19, 2020

How new Charlotte Hornet Vernon Carey remade himself after Duke to be NBA-ready

When Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak saw Vernon Carey, Jr., play last season, the impression wasn’t good. “I think he was a little bit out of shape,” Kupchak recalled …
Nov 19, 2020

Analysis: LaMelo Ball can take Hornets to next level, but Charlotte must answer ‘how?’

We are about to discover how position-less basketball works for the Charlotte Hornets. Three point guards playing at once? The idea doesn’t turn off Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak, …
Nov 18, 2020

Hornets add Duke’s Vernon Carey Jr. in the second round of the NBA draft

The Charlotte Hornets picked Duke’s Vernon Carey Jr. with the 32nd pick in Wednesday’s NBA draft. Carey Jr. was the ACC freshman of the year and a consensus second team …
Nov 18, 2020

The Hornets made a mistake drafting LaMelo Ball. He’s not the star Charlotte needs

LaMelo Ball was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets with the No. 3 pick Wednesday night. That sounds like all sorts of fun, and it will sell all sorts of tickets, …
Nov 18, 2020

Can LaMelo Ball lead Hornets to the NBA Finals? One (in)famous sports talker thinks so

Wednesday night, the Charlotte Hornets selected LaMelo Ball with the third pick in the NBA Draft. Not too long after that, Fox Sports host Skip Bayless tweeted that Ball could …
Nov 18, 2020

Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak on LaMelo Ball’s fit in Charlotte

Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak addresses playing LaMelo Ball and Devonte' Graham together next season. …
Nov 18, 2020

5 fast facts about new Hornets draft pick LaMelo Ball — and his predraft video

The Charlotte Hornets selected LaMelo Ball with the No. 3 pick in Wednesday’s NBA Draft. Here are 5 quick facts about the new first round pick. 1. Ball is a …