5:35 PM EST, Fri March 05, 2021
5 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets: 3 reasons to trade for Mo Bamba

The Charlotte Hornets need size in the middle at the center position and a player that can defend the paint, protect the rim, and score. The Hornets could target Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba as the NBA trade deadline approaches on March 25. Bamba was the sixth overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. In […] Charlotte Hornets: 3 reasons to trade for Mo Bamba - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
9 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets: Mapping out a trade for Victor Oladipo

The Charlotte Hornets are a team to watch with the NBA trade deadline approaching on March 25. Despite the team’s surprising start to the season and playoff contention, glaring needs remain for Charlotte. With the Hornets continuing to struggle on defense, rebounding on both ends of the floor, and protecting the rim, as well as […] Charlotte Hornets: Mapping out a trade for Victor Oladipo - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 4, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: 3 rotation adjustments to try after All-Star break

The Charlotte Hornets wrapped up the first half of the 2020-21 NBA season on Tuesday with a blowout win over the Minnesota Timberwolves 135-102. The Hornets finished their six-game road trip with a 3-3 record, and enter the All-Star break with 17 wins and 18 losses, sitting in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. The […] Charlotte Hornets: 3 rotation adjustments to try after All-Star break - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 4, 2021

Early Mock Draft: Selecting all Charlotte Hornets’ picks

The Charlotte Hornets will head into this year’s offseason with a few position needs. While it may be early to look at the draft, it’s never too late to prepare to improve your team with younger talent. Last season the Hornets got lucky and ended up with the third overall pick in the draft. Charlotte […] Early Mock Draft: Selecting all Charlotte Hornets’ picks - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 26, 2021

Fans react to Charlotte Hornets’ schedule release on Twitter

The NBA released the second half of the 2020-21 NBA schedule on Wednesday and Charlotte Hornets‘ fans generally had two reactions: excitement for the additional exposure on national television, and wondering if and when fans will be allowed to attend games at the Spectrum Center. How would you rate the season so far? — Charlotte […] Fans react to Charlotte Hornets’ schedule release on Twitter - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 26, 2021

Charlotte Hornets NBA schedule release: 2 tough road trips

On Wednesday, fans got a glimpse at the Charlotte Hornets‘ schedule for the second half of the 2020-21 NBA season. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this season was reduced to 72 games, running from December 22 through May 16. The first part of the schedule was released in early December. The second half of the […] Charlotte Hornets NBA schedule release: 2 tough road trips - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: 3 players threatening LaMelo Ball for Rookie of the Year

The Charlotte Hornets seem to have hit the jackpot with the rise of rookie guard LaMelo Ball. Ball currently averages 14.6 points and 6.1 assists per game. He also leads all rookies in player efficiency with a rating of 18.3. Many believe that Ball is the front runner for the NBA Rookie of the Year […] Charlotte Hornets: 3 players threatening LaMelo Ball for Rookie of the Year - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 22, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: Analyzing Nick Richards’ first G-League game

After sending Nick Richards to the Greensboro Swarm last week, the Charlotte Hornets finally had a chance to see their second-round pick play in the G-League. The Hornets have seen Richards get small stints of playing time during this season. He’s appeared in eight games so far averaging 1.4 points and 0.8 rebounds per game; […] Charlotte Hornets: Analyzing Nick Richards’ first G-League game - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 20, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: Steph Curry gives high praise for LaMelo Ball

The Charlotte Hornets have been off for a few days following their game against the San Antonio Spurs due to the Covid-19 health and safety protocols. They will resume play Saturday when they take on the Golden State Warriors. In 2017, LaVar Ball made headlines by publicly saying that his son, Lonzo Ball, was a […] Charlotte Hornets: Steph Curry gives high praise for LaMelo Ball - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 19, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: Early NBA Draft writers round-table discussion

The Charlotte Hornets got lucky last offseason when they received the third overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. LaMelo Ball has played very well for Charlotte and he looks like a future star for the team. The Hornets, however, are not a complete team and could look to the draft next offseason to add […] Charlotte Hornets: Early NBA Draft writers round-table discussion - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 17, 2021

Who is the Charlotte Hornets’ MVP so far this season?

The Charlotte Hornets are off to a surprising 13-win start in their first 28 games. The franchise has been reenergized with the free-agent signing of Gordon Hayward, the luck of the draft lottery, and the subsequent selection of rookie sensation LaMelo Ball. While Hayward and Ball have been big reasons associated with the early successes […] Who is the Charlotte Hornets’ MVP so far this season? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 17, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: Observations from Swarm’s first 4 games

After an 11-month hiatus, the Charlotte Hornets‘ NBA G League affiliate Greensboro Swarm kicked off the 2021 G League season on Thursday, February 11 against the Westchester Knicks. The Swarm are one of 17 G League teams who elected to play this season at Disney World inside the same bubble environment that the NBA used […] Charlotte Hornets: Observations from Swarm’s first 4 games - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 17, 2021

Where should the Charlotte Hornets be represented during All-Star Game?

The Charlotte Hornets (13-15) are a surprise team in the NBA two months into the 2020-2021 season. As we move closer to completing the first half of the season schedule, All-Star Weekend is approaching. After years of the Hornets having minimal to no involvement in the league’s annual event, this year could see the Hornets […] Where should the Charlotte Hornets be represented during All-Star Game? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 17, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: 3 Surprises from the first 2 months of the season

The Charlotte Hornets were picked to finish near or at the bottom of the league by almost every major media outlet coming into the 2020-2021 NBA season. Led by the reinvigorated Gordon Hayward, dynamic rookie LaMelo Ball, and sharpshooter Terry Rozier, two months into the season the Hornets are currently seventh in the Eastern Conference […] Charlotte Hornets: 3 Surprises from the first 2 months of the season - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 16, 2021

Charlotte hoops fans are going to love this ‘Air BnB’ shirt

Charlotte might not be competing for a championship this year, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t incredibly fun to watch. Which is why you need this shirt. Charlotte might just be the most fun team in basketball. And despite the previous connotations to the “Ball” name, the biggest reason(s) for the transformation are LaMelo Ball […] Charlotte hoops fans are going to love this ‘Air BnB’ shirt - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More