HORNETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Charlotte Hornets Were Reportedly in the Mix for Brandon Rush

The Charlotte Hornets were reportedly in the mix for free agent guard, Brandon Rush, before he decided to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Darren Wolfson of KTSP Minneapolis reported that the “Bobcats, Warriors, Knicks, + Wizards were also in mix for Brandon Rush. But great opportunity here w/ #Twolves. Still have $19M in space.” Even though […] The Charlotte Hornets...
Via Swarm & Sting
48 minutes ago

Charlotte Hornets: Soldier of Misfortune

The Charlotte Hornets have recently agreed to a low-risk, high-reward deal with former all-star center, Roy Hibbert, who will look to resurrect his career this season. At 7’2” and 270lbs, Roy Hibbert is a huge man. With two All-Star appearances, an All-Defensive Second Team nod and a previous candidate for Defensive Player of the Year, […] Charlotte Hornets: Soldier of Misfortune...
Via Swarm & Sting
2 hours ago

Orlando Summer League Day 5: Charlotte Hornets 81 Dallas Mavericks 84

The Charlotte Hornets had a day off, but they're back on the grind in Orlando Summer League. The Charlotte Hornets returned from a day off to take on the Dallas Mavericks in Day 5 of Orlando Summer League. Sitting in third place they had a chance to gain some points and jump up the standings. A potential run at the title game was in the works for them, but they were gonna need to...
Via At The Hive
20 hours ago

The Charlotte Hornets Bring Back Brian Roberts For the Veteran’s Minimum

The Charlotte Hornets have reportedly brought back third-string point guard, Brian Roberts, as they have signed him to a veteran’s minimum contract. Charlotte Hornets’ beat writer, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, has reported that the team is “bringing back Brian Roberts to be third point guard. Veteran minimum contract.” The veteran point guard played […] The Charlotte...
Via Swarm & Sting
20 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets agree to deal with point guard Brian Roberts worth vet's minimum

The Hornets finally have their third point guard, and it's a familiar face. The Charlotte Hornets and point guard Brian Roberts have agreed to terms of a deal worth the veteran's minimum, the Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell first reported. The @hornets are bringing back Brian Roberts to be third point guard. Veteran minimum contract. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 6...
Via At The Hive
20 hours ago

Michael Jordan welcomes Roy Hibbert to the Charlotte Hornets with new shoes

MJ didn't waste time welcoming the Hornets' new signing to his team. We identified the gifts for you, too. Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan wasted no time welcoming Roy Hibbert to his team yesterday. The 7'2" big man posted the following photo on Twitter shortly after reports surfaced that he'd agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the Hornets: Today's a good day....
Via At The Hive
1 day ago

Nic Batum headliner as Charlotte Hornets make most of free agency

Nic Batum the headliner as Charlotte Hornets make most of free agency
Via FOX Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Hornets add depth with Hibbert, Sessions

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms with center Roy Hibbert and point guard Ramon Sessions. Hibbert will receive one-year deal worth $5 million and Sessions received a two-year deal worth $12.3 million with a team option for the second season. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Marvin Williams Re-Signs With Hornets

Marvin Williams backdoored his way into a highly productive NBA career after long playing under the specter of being drafted ahead of Deron Williams and Chris Paul for a Hawks' team that needed a point guard. Williams' productivity and versatility over the past two seasons with the Charlotte Hornets was rewarded with a four-year, $54.5 million deal. The late career surge of Williams...
Via RealGM - NBA
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Courtney Lee Signs $50M Deal With Knicks

Courtney Lee has always seemed like an ideal complementary shooting guard with his stable all-around game, yet he's been traded five times in his career and has never last more than two seasons with any single team. Lee has always been desired by others just a little bit more than he's been needed by his incumbent teams to not include to make trades materialize. Lee presumably has...
Via RealGM - NBA
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephon Marbury says the NBA is using Jeremy Lin like 'a puppet'

Former NBA star Stephon Marbury hasn't been shy about sharing his opinion since becoming a basketball legend in China. Most notably, he took Michael Jordan to task earlier this year for "robbing the hood" with Jordan Brand sneakers -- something Marbury wants to tackle by "flooding the world" with his own lower priced signature kicks.Now, Marbury's offering his two cents on Jeremy...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers sign Al Jefferson to three-year, $30 million deal

The Indiana Pacers are apparently hell-bent on improving a roster that needed to see upgrades in order for the team to contend in the Eastern Conference. After acquiring former All-Star Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks earlier in the summer, the Pacers have reportedly signed free-agent big man Al Jefferson to a three-year, $30 million contract. Jefferson, 31, is coming off an...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarrett Jack seemingly laughs at Jeremy Lin signing with Nets

The Brooklyn Nets signed free agent point guard Jeremy Lin to a three-year deal on Friday, less than 24 hours after waiving veteran point guard Jarrett Jack. It would appear that Jack found the roster moves to be hilarious. Shortly after Lin announced on Twitter that he is now a Net, Jack tweeted the following: Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah — JARRETT JACK (@Jarrettjack03...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nicolas Batum signs max deal with Hornets

Charlotte Hornets management indicated Nicolas Batum was its “No. 1 priority” this offseason, and while the Hornets may have overpaid for him, it looks like they got their guy. Batum looks to be a max player now, as the Hornets reportedly offered the French shooting guard a five-year, $120 million deal to remain with the team. EXCLUSIVE Nic Batum Is coming back to the...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Courtney Lee, Knicks working towards deal

Shooting guard Courtney Lee is the New York Knicks’ top free agent target, and it sounds like the two sides are working towards an agreement. The Verticals Shams Charania reports that Lee and the Knicks are meeting to finalize a deal on Friday morning. However, Charania's colleague Adrian Wojnarowski says the Knicks are talking with Eric Gordon and have made him their top target...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Marco Belinelli acquisition an underwhelming one

If there was one word to describe the acquisition of veteran guard Marco Belinelli on draft night last Thursday, it would be underwhelming. Underwhelming in the sense that the possibility of acquiring a fresh, young rookie with the twenty-second overall pick was no longer possible for the Charlotte Hornets after trading the rights to the pick to the Sacramento Kings for the 30...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin wants to ‘find a home’ in free agency

After bouncing around the NBA, Jeremy Lin wants to land somewhere where he’ll be staying for a while. It’s appearing likely that that place will not be New Orleans. Lin told the World Economic Forum that he wants to find a permanent home, as well as a team that can maximize his potential. “I’ve played six years in the NBA; I’ve played on five different teams. I’ve played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Marco Belinelli: Charlotte Hornets draft night acquisition

I half-expected to be writing about who the Charlotte Hornets picked at number 22 in the 2016 NBA draft this week. Instead, General Manager Rich Cho, head coach Steve Clifford, and owner Michael Jordan decided to go with a proven NBA veteran over a rookie with their 2016 first round pick. The Hornets traded that pick for Marco Belinelli 30-year-old shooting guard who hails originally...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Team Needs: Hornets Look To Fill Out Their Roster

Team: Charlotte Hornets Draft Picks: #22 Team Needs: Shooting Guard, Power Forward, Center Key Players: Kemba Walker, Al Jefferson (UFA), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Nicolas Batum (UFA) The Charlotte Hornets are at a real crossroads this offseason when it comes of the future of their franchise. The Hornets have eight players set to hit free agency this summer, and it is likely that...
Via The Sports Quotient
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets' best and worst draft picks of last 10 years

Breaking down the Charlotte Hornets' best and worst first-round draft picks of the last 10 years.
Via FOX Sports South
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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