2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
1-0, 1st in Southeast
Balanced Hornets beat Bucks (1:02)
Brogdon's hammer dunk prevents rim from popping back up (0:20)
Kidd-Gilchrist swipes loose ball, soars for layup (0:19)
Antetokounmpo shows why he's the Greek Freak (0:15)
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Will MKG bounce back from injuries?

How will Michael Kidd-Gilchrist fit next to Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum in small-ball lineups? Charlotte's defensive will improve with him in the lineup, but MKG still needs to prove he's an efficient offensive threat. Zach Lowe’s most intriguing players

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Buzz City ranks near middle of pack

Some say Charlotte overachieved a year ago under the respected Steve Clifford. But the Hornets coach says having Michael Kidd-Gilchrist back is like signing a marquee free agent. Preseason Power Rankings

How many games will Charlotte win?

Kevin Pelton takes a look at the win projections for all 30 NBA teams using ESPN's real plus-minus (RPM). FiveThirtyEight's CARMELO forecasts the Hornets to finish fourth in the East, but ESPN's BPI isn't as high on them. Final predictions (Insider)

Hornets make final roster cuts

Charlotte announced on Saturday that it had waived forward Perry Ellis, guard Rasheed Sulaimon and center Mike Tobey. The roster now stands at 15.

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Do the Hornets have enough offense?

Zach Lowe presents his annual preseason tiers for all NBA teams. He explains why Charlotte's offense might be in trouble if Cody Zeller and Marvin Williams aren't ready for the start of the season. Lowe's NBA tiers

Towns hustles to turn miss into putback slam (0:19)
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NBA credits MJ with assist in labor talks

The NBA is making "tremendous progress" toward avoiding any possibility of a work stoppage -- with an assist from Michael Jordan.

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NBA Lockdown: Eastern Conference Purgatory

Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss the teams in the middle of the Eastern Conference and debate which ones could make the leap into contention.

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.0Tied-14th
Rebounds Per Game51.0Tied-7th
Assists Per Game27.0Tied-7th
Points Allowed96.0Tied-3rd

Team History


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