New Orleans Hornets News and Rumors

  • Hornets' Kaminsky to have 'minor procedure' on chest

    Hornets' Kaminsky to have 'minor procedure' on chest

    nba.com Updated Jun 28 (yesterday)
    The Hornets say forward Frank Kaminsky will undergo a "minor procedure" on Wednesday to repair a small pocket of air between his lung and chest wall and will not participate in the Pro Summer League in Orlando.
    Share Tweet
  • Kings dealing Chriss to Suns; Belinelli to Hornets

    Kings dealing Chriss to Suns; Belinelli to Hornets

    ESPN.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    Kings dealing Chriss to Suns; Belinelli to Hornets
    Share Tweet
  • Nearly Perfect: The Night The Bulls Were Tired

    Nearly Perfect: The Night The Bulls Were Tired

    deadspin.com Jun 16
    On April 8, 1996, the Chicago Bulls trudged into the United Center on an unseasonably cold Monday night to face the Charlotte Hornets. They hadn’t lost at home in 44 games. The Hornets, meanwhile, entered the game as the East’s eighth seed, with a recor…
    Share Tweet
  • Where Will Jeremy Lin Land This Summer In Free Agency?

    Where Will Jeremy Lin Land This Summer In Free Agency?

    dimemag.com Jun 7
    USA TODAY Sports Jeremy Lin is going to be one of the NBA’s most fascinating free-agency cases this summer. After a forgettable year with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2014-15, he was something of a reclamation project when he signed a two-year deal with th…
    Share Tweet
  • NBA Rumor Central: Nicolas Batum set to re-sign with Hornets?

    NBA Rumor Central: Nicolas Batum set to re-sign with Hornets?

    ESPN.com May 30
    NBA Rumor Central: Nicolas Batum set to re-sign with Hornets?
    Share Tweet
  • Watch Jeremy Lin Take On A 14-Year-Old Iceland Fan One-On-One

    Watch Jeremy Lin Take On A 14-Year-Old Iceland Fan One-On-One

    dimemag.com May 22
    Jeremy Lin is undoubtedly one of the most down-to-earth players in the NBA. We’ve seen the Hornets point guard interact with his fans online before, like when he went undercover as a bearded trainer, and he’s so unassuming that sometimes he even has tro…
    Share Tweet
  • Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again

    Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again

    ESPN.com May 19
    Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again
    Share Tweet
  • Hornets' Walker undergoes successful knee surgery

    Hornets' Walker undergoes successful knee surgery

    nba.com May 9
    Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker underwent successful surgery today to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. The procedure was completed by Hornets Team Physician Dr. Marcus Cook at Novant Orthopedic Hospital in Charlotte. Walker is expected to r…
    Share Tweet
  • Houston Rockets to interview former Suns coach Jeff Hornacek, H…

    Houston Rockets to interview former Suns coach Jeff Hornacek, Hornets assistant coach Stephen Silas, according to sources

    ESPN.com May 5
    Former Suns coach Jeff Hornacek and current Hornets assistant coach Stephen Silas will interview for the Houston Rockets' coaching vacancy, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst.
    Share Tweet
  • Does Nic Batum’s ‘Unfinished Business’ Comment Mean He’s Re-Sig…

    Does Nic Batum’s ‘Unfinished Business’ Comment Mean He’s Re-Signing With Charlotte?

    dimemag.com May 3
    Getty Image Nicolas Batum rebounded nicely in 2015-16 after a down season, helping guide the Hornets to the playoffs. The Frenchman averaged nearly 15 points and six assists for Steve Clifford’s club this season, and he started all seventy regular seaso…
    Share Tweet
  • Why Jeremy Lin ‘Absolutely’ Wants To Re-Sign With The Hornets, …

    Why Jeremy Lin ‘Absolutely’ Wants To Re-Sign With The Hornets, But Shouldn’t Take A Discount

    dimemag.com May 2
    Getty Image Regardless of their Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday and a disappointing early postseason exit, the Charlotte Hornets are coming off one of their most promising campaigns in franchise history. They’ve improved exponentially since last…
    Share Tweet
  • Despite blowout loss, Steve Clifford and Hornets leave their ma…

    Despite blowout loss, Steve Clifford and Hornets leave their mark

    ESPN.com May 1
    Despite blowout loss, Steve Clifford and Hornets leave their mark
    Share Tweet
  • Heat scorch Hornets behind Dragic, Whiteside to win blowout Gam…

    Heat scorch Hornets behind Dragic, Whiteside to win blowout Game 7

    yahoo.com May 1
    Before Sunday's do-or-die Game 7 against the Charlotte Hornets, ABC's cameras captured Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade seeming to be overcome by emotion during the singing of the national anthem: Dwyane Wade shedding a tear and getting emotional during…
    Share Tweet
  • This Video Of Scottie Pippen Surprising Michael Jordan Will Mak…

    This Video Of Scottie Pippen Surprising Michael Jordan Will Make You Long For The 1990s

    dimemag.com May 1
    Scottie Pippen daps up Michael Jordan at Heat-Hornets Game 7 pic.twitter.com/SMnFuuPzCS — Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) May 1, 2016 The NBA was a much different place in the 1990s than it is today, and we’re of the opinion that changes to the league over th…
    Share Tweet
  • Three Things to Watch in Game 7: Miami and Charlotte Edition

    Three Things to Watch in Game 7: Miami and Charlotte Edition

    yahoo.com May 1
    The Miami Heat and Charlotte Hornets have streaked to a series-deciding Game 7, set to tip at 1 ET on Sunday afternoon. Both teams have second-round merits, but as is always the case with these sorts of close calls, the slightest edge could make the dif…
    Share Tweet
  • Purple Shirt Man Came Forward To Defend His Ridiculous Court-Si…

    Purple Shirt Man Came Forward To Defend His Ridiculous Court-Side Antics

    dimemag.com Apr 30
    Getty Image You know how we feel about Purple Shirt Man by now. Hopefully, you feel the same way. Despite fueling Dwyane Wade’s throwback crunch-time performance and thereby negatively affecting the Charlotte Hornets, though, the playoffs’ most infamous…
    Share Tweet
  • The Hornets Shouldn’t Let Purple Shirt Man Sit Court-Side After…

    The Hornets Shouldn’t Let Purple Shirt Man Sit Court-Side After Provoking Dwyane Wade

    Getty Image Flash was back Friday night, in a big, weird way. Three-pointers? Wade? The notoriously inaccurate shooter from deep connected on two triples in the final frame and the Heat are heading back to Miami for a Game 7 Sunday matinee when NBA fans…
    Share Tweet
  • Dwyane Wade Found ‘Flash’ With Crunch-Time Heroics To Force Gam…

    Dwyane Wade Found ‘Flash’ With Crunch-Time Heroics To Force Game 7 Against The Hornets

    dimemag.com Apr 29
    Getty Image Dwyane Wade isn’t his former self. He can’t come close to running as fast, jumping as high, or cutting as hard as the live-wire superstar who terrorized the league for so many years in the late 2000s and early 2010s. Don’t tell that to the C…
    Share Tweet
  • There Is No Smart Bush

    There Is No Smart Bush

    deadspin.com Apr 29
    Tonight in the first round of the NBA playoffs, the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade made several remarkable shots to force a Game 7 against the Charlotte Hornets. Jeb Bush, who has nothing better to do than tweet about basketball like the rest of us, celebrate…
    Share Tweet
  • Hornets' Hawes (MCL sprain) likely out for series

    Hornets' Hawes (MCL sprain) likely out for series

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 28
    Hornets' Hawes (MCL sprain) likely out for series
    Share Tweet
  • Dwyane Wade Might See Similarities With 2012, But He Doesn’t Ha…

    Dwyane Wade Might See Similarities With 2012, But He Doesn’t Have LeBron For This Game 6

    Getty Image After going up 2-0 against the Charlotte Hornets, the well ran dry for the Miami Heat and they now face a 3-2 deficit heading to Charlotte for Game 6. Miami is looking for their first playoff series win since LeBron James returned to Clevela…
    Share Tweet
  • Gabrielle Union Unleashes A Spectacular Twitter Tirade After Dw…

    Gabrielle Union Unleashes A Spectacular Twitter Tirade After Dwyane Wade’s No-Call

    dimemag.com Apr 28
    USA TODAY Sports I guess Gabrielle Union can’t get on her husband, Dwyane Wade, any more about hitting the glass hard. Wade, as you might have seen in the Heat’s 90-88 loss to the Hornets Wednesday night, looked like he might have been fouled (or not) o…
    Share Tweet
  • Courtney Lee keeps the faith, stuns Heat to give Hornets 3-2 le…

    Courtney Lee keeps the faith, stuns Heat to give Hornets 3-2 lead

    yahoo.com Apr 28
    You know, for a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, Courtney Lee sure seems to be a pretty important offensive rebounder. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] Two nights after grabbing a crucial carom of a Kemba Walker miss wit…
    Share Tweet
  • Video - Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans 00:57

    Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans

    Mar 20
    Playing without Anthony Davis, the Pelicans fell to the Warriors, who got 22 points from Harrison Barnes in a 112-96 win.
  • Video - Suns Beat Davis-Less Pelicans 00:50

    Suns Beat Davis-Less Pelicans

    Mar 19
    The Suns held on to beat the Pelicans, who played without center Anthony Davis.
  • Video - Nuggets Survive In Double OT 01:38

    Nuggets Survive In Double OT

    Mar 15
    Kenneth Faried dropped 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to help the Nuggets outlast the Pelicans in double overtime 118-111.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 01:08

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 15
    Anthony Davis' block that led to a high-flying slam is the top play of the night in the NBA.