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2018 Schedule
36-46, 4th in Southeast

Hornets announce training camp roster

The Hornets' training camp roster features two additional signings: Terry Henderson and Luke Petrasek. Henderson, a 6-5 guard, played at NC State and Petrasek, 6-10 forward, played at Columbia.

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What happens when 30 NBA owners can't share $24 billion?

According to internal NBA documents, big spending after a massive influx of cash has set off an intense debate among owners about how to divide revenues. Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst report on the NBA's financial picture.


Check out Hornets' new alternate uniforms

Set to take over as the NBA's official apparel provider this season, Nike gave us a first look at every team's new alternate uniform designs on Friday.

Charlotte Hornets

Hornets bring back 'classic uniform' design

While the Charlotte Hornets will feature five different uniforms this season, the decision to bring back the design worn by the city's original NBA franchise is a nod to the team's fans.

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#NBArank Nos. 51-75: Two Hornets earn spots in top 75

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was finally able to stay healthy last season and proved that he can be an elite wing defender. Nicolas Batum has posted elite per-possession numbers. Both earn a spot in the top 75 on our list.

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#NBArank: Zeller cracks the top 100

The Hornets' defense took a noticeable dip when Cody Zeller was out with a quad injury last season. The 7-footer is slotted at No. 89 on our list.

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Howard, Wade have seen better days

In 2011, Dwight Howard and Dwyane Wade were two of the three best players in basketball. Six years and five team changes later, neither landed in the #NBARank top 100, despite both making the top 50 in 2016.

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How some of the mighty have fallen in #NBArank

Once upon a time, Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard and Dirk Nowitzki ruled the rankings. They've plummeted this season, but can these aging greats still help their teams in 2017-18?

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Hornets' Clifford supportive of Kidd-Gilchrist

Hornets coach Steve Clifford emphatically threw his support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Friday, saying the often-criticized small forward is a significant contributor and will continue to start.

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NBA draft assets for every team

Unsure what your team has acquired and given up in future draft choices? Fear not. Here's a listing of every team's draft stockpile.

Charlotte Hornets, los protagonistas (1:08)

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The $1.5M guaranteed contract of the Hornets Julyan Stone has Charlotte with 13 guaranteed contracts and 18 total on the roster. Charlotte is now $1.79M below the luxury tax. The tax figures includes the $1.3M non-guaranteed contract of Treveon Graham. The $1.6M 2nd year for Stone has an August 2018 trigger date that will become fully guaranteed.

How steep is Dwight Howard's decline? (1:07)
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Hornets' complete 2017-18 regular-season schedule

The Hornets will open the season on the road for the third consecutive season, at Detroit on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Their home debut will be two nights later vs. Dwight Howard's previous team, the Hawks.

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.916th
Rebounds Per Game43.616th
Assists Per Game23.111th
Points Allowed104.713th

Team History


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