New Orleans Hornets News and Rumors

  • Suns forward Morris ejected vs. Hornets

    Suns forward Morris ejected vs. Hornets

    nba.com Updated 20 hours ago
    Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris has been ejected for arguing with officials.
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  • The Cavs' Outlet Passes Are A Damn Good Time

    The Cavs' Outlet Passes Are A Damn Good Time

    deadspin.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    The Cleveland Cavaliers have been in a nice little groove lately, following up that four-game losing streak in which they looked like a sluggish, boring basketball team with a 9-2 run. They kicked the crap out of the Charlotte Hornets last night, and ev…
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  • Pacers Owner Would Welcome Stephenson Back, But “Bird Has To De…

    Pacers Owner Would Welcome Stephenson Back, But “Bird Has To Decide”

    dimemag.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    The Pacers lost Lance Stephenson to the Hornets this past summer when he inked a three-year, $27 million deal with owner Michael Jordan. But Stephenson has struggled with his shot, and the Hornets are at 6-18 so far after finishing 44-38 last season for…
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  • Watch LeBron James Drop 27 Points & Dish 13 Assists In Win …

    Watch LeBron James Drop 27 Points & Dish 13 Assists In Win Over Hornets

    dimemag.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    At times, it seemed too easy for LeBron James last night. When his jumper is falling, and it was falling with the Hornets in town, there’s not much an opponent can do except try and contest those jumpers ripping nylon from all over. Except, James didn’t…
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  • Buffett looms large in visit to Quicken Loans

    Buffett looms large in visit to Quicken Loans

    ESPN.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    Warren Buffett continued his sports tour by visiting LeBron James and taking in the Cavaliers' game against the Hornets in Cavs owner Dan Gilbert's courtside seats Monday.
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  • LeBron, Cavs leap to 21-0 lead, beat Hornets

    LeBron, Cavs leap to 21-0 lead, beat Hornets

    ESPN.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    LeBron James scored 27 points with 13 assists, Kevin Love added 22 points and 18 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 97-88 on Monday night.
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  • GIF: LeBron James Throws Pinpoint Lefty Baseball Pass To Kyrie …

    GIF: LeBron James Throws Pinpoint Lefty Baseball Pass To Kyrie For Layup

    dimemag.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    With just four minutes left in the first quarter of tonight’s game at Quicken Loans Arena between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Charlotte Hornets, LeBron James had more assists (six) than the visitors did points (four). The most impressive among them? Thi…
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  • Sources: Hornets explore Stephenson trade

    Sources: Hornets explore Stephenson trade

    ESPN.com Dec 14 (4 days ago)
    Charlotte Hornets swingman Lance Stephenson becomes eligible to be traded Monday and his new team is indeed exploring its options to move him, according to league sources.
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  • Nets will rest Kevin Garnett against Hornets

    Nets will rest Kevin Garnett against Hornets

    nba.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins says Kevin Garnett will not play against the Charlotte Hornets.
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  • GIF: Vince Carter Nails Corner 3 To Force 2nd OT

    GIF: Vince Carter Nails Corner 3 To Force 2nd OT

    dimemag.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    After culminating a successful trio of seasons in Dallas with a game-winning buzzer-beater over the Spurs in the first round last April, we just knew Vince Carter was going to hit the game-tying three-pointer when he got open in the near corner in tonig…
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  • Report: 4-5 Teams Interested In Lance Stephenson, But He Hopes …

    Report: 4-5 Teams Interested In Lance Stephenson, But He Hopes To Remain Hornet

    dimemag.com Dec 11 (7 days ago)
    We’re down on Lance Stephenson’s future with the Charlotte Hornets, but still think it’s too early for the sides to part ways. Apparently Born Ready agrees. According to a new report, Stephenson hopes to remain with Charlotte despite several teams conta…
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  • Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist (foot) back vs. Celts

    Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist (foot) back vs. Celts

    ESPN.com nba.com Dec 10
    Charlotte forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will see his first action in nearly a month Wednesday night in the Hornets' game against the Boston Celtics.
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  • Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford's contract guaranteed th…

    Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford's contract guaranteed through 2015-16

    ESPN.com Dec 8
    Making the playoffs in his first year with the Charlotte Hornets automatically triggered a team option for the 2015-16 season in coach Steve Clifford's contract, ESPN.com has learned.
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  • Kemba Walker's buzzer-beater lay-up sends Hornets over Knicks

    Kemba Walker's buzzer-beater lay-up sends Hornets over Knicks

    yahoo.com Dec 5
    Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker has developed a reputation for hitting clutch shots, both as a star at Connecticut in college and in his first four NBA seasons. More often than not, it comes in the form of a stepback jumper, usually involving…
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  • Hornets, Stephenson off to sluggish start

    Hornets, Stephenson off to sluggish start

    nba.com Dec 4
    The Charlotte Hornets brought in Lance Stephenson figuring he'd help take the franchise to the next level.
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  • GIF: Kemba Walker Rejects Driving Derrick Rose

    GIF: Kemba Walker Rejects Driving Derrick Rose

    dimemag.com Dec 4
    Kemba Walker had quite the game on Wednesday night even though his Hornets couldn’t get the win against the visiting Bulls. First, he tripped up Nikola Mirotic so bad even MJ was laughing. Then, he dropped 17 points in the third quarter to keep pace whe…
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  • GIF: Hornets Fan Attempts To Grope Hugo The Hornet

    GIF: Hornets Fan Attempts To Grope Hugo The Hornet

    dimemag.com Dec 4
    Charlotte mascot Hugo the Hornet was doing his thing last night towards the end of Chicago’s 102-95 victory in Charlotte. He was talking to some ladies sitting court-side, but then things took a turn. A woman decided it was OK to reach out and touch Hug…
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  • Watch Kemba Walker Delight Michael Jordan By Dropping Nikola Mi…

    Watch Kemba Walker Delight Michael Jordan By Dropping Nikola Mirotic

    dimemag.com Dec 3
    This is the best meal Kemba Walker has cooked all season long. Just ask Michael Jordan. Watch the Charlotte Hornets waterbug point guard drop Nikola Mirotic with a beautiful crossover before hitting a pull-up three-pointer that delighted his legendary o…
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  • GIF: Cody Zeller Powers Right Through Pau Gasol For Two-Handed …

    GIF: Cody Zeller Powers Right Through Pau Gasol For Two-Handed Smash

    dimemag.com Dec 3
    Pau Gasol is an underrated rim-protector. This play isn’t a good example of that reality. Watch the Charlotte Hornets’ Cody Zeller power right through the Chicago Bulls big man for a powerful two-handed smash. Damn. Zeller’s smile says it all. This was …
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  • Wallace: Jordan humbled by biggest challenge

    Wallace: Jordan humbled by biggest challenge

    ESPN.com Dec 3
    His Airness still searching for solutions running the struggling Charlotte Hornets
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  • Report: Charlotte Hornets Aggressively Seeking Trade

    Report: Charlotte Hornets Aggressively Seeking Trade

    dimemag.com Dec 1
    This isn’t how how 2014-2015 was supposed to go for the Charlotte Hornets. Coming off one of the most successful campaigns in franchise history and riding high after signing Lance Stephenson and bringing the buzz back to North Carolina, Michael Jordan’s…
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  • Video - Pelicans Edge Jazz 01:17

    Pelicans Edge Jazz

    Dec 16
    Anthony Davis scored 31 points in his return from injury in the Pelicans' 119-111 win over the Jazz.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:55

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Dec 16
    Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Rudy Gay's huge dunk against the Thunder.
  • Video - Warriors Top Pelicans In OT For 16th Straight Win 00:52

    Warriors Top Pelicans In OT For 16th Straight Win

    Dec 14
    Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 63 points in the Warriors' 128-122 overtime win over the Pelicans.
  • Video - LeBron Questionable Friday vs. Pelicans 02:37

    LeBron Questionable Friday vs. Pelicans

    Dec 12
    After missing Thursday night's game, LeBron James is questionable for the Cavaliers' Friday night contest at the New Orleans Pelicans.

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  • Rajon Rondo subject of Boston Celtics-Dallas Mavericks trade talks

    Dec 17
    The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves again shopping veteran Corey Brewer

    Dec 17
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have put veteran swingman Corey Brewer back on the trading block, according to league sources.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves again shopping veteran Corey Brewer

    Dec 17
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have put veteran swingman Corey Brewer back on the trading block, according to league sources.