2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
36-46, 4th in Southeast
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Will Clifford be Howard's saving grace?

Dwight Howard's best years were with Steve Clifford as his assistant coach with the Magic. After trading for the 31-year-old center on Tuesday, Clifford and the Hornets are hoping Howard can return to All-Star form next season.

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Clifford believes Howard can return to All-Star level (1:04)
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Hornets' Clifford: Howard can be All-Star again

Charlotte coach Steve Clifford has coached Dwight Howard in the past, and he thinks the Hornets' new center still has what it takes to be a super player in the NBA.

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SVP: No idea what happened to Dwight Howard (0:44)
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What happened to Dwight?

After trading for Dwight Howard on Tuesday night, the Hornets are hoping the the 31-year-old center can return to All-Star form and be a defensive stopper like he was with the Magic.

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Howard gets traded ... again (0:32)

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Dwight Howard has averaged 10 PPG and 10 RPG for 13 straight seasons, dating back to his rookie season. The only player in NBA history to have a longer such streak to open his career: Wilt Chamberlain, who did it for 14 straight seasons.

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Hawks go into rebuild mode after Howard trade (2:10)

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Atlanta sending Dwight Howard and #31 to Charlotte for Mike Plumlee, Marco Bellineli and #41, source told The Undefeated.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to center Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets, source tell ESPN's The Undefeated. Howard averaged 13.5 points and 12.7 rebounds in his lone season with his hometown Hawks last season. This is the first trade made by new Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk.

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Mock Draft 7.0: Hornets could find a steal at No. 11

Kentucky's Malik Monk is one of the best shooters in the draft class. He's an elite athlete, but his lack of size and length for his position (at 6-foot-3) have clearly scared away some teams.

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Charlotte to host seventh workout Sunday

The Hornets will have six prospects come in for a workout four days before the NBA draft. The six players scheduled to be attendance are Kentucky big man Bam Adebayo, Cincinnati G Troy Caupain, UNC swingman Justin Jackson, Duke sharpshooter Luke Kennard, Connecticut G Rodney Purvis and Lehigh F Tim Kempton Jr.

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6dJeff Goodman

Grade A Mock: Hornets should stay local

Other mock drafts have UNC's Justin Jackson going later, but this isn't an ordinary mock draft. The Hornets shouldn't pass on the national champ who can play right away.

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Hornets to work out six Friday

The Charlotte Hornets announced they'll be hosting six prospects Friday for their sixth pre-draft workout: Oregon G Tyler Dorsey, Kansas G Frank Mason III, North Carolina F Tony Bradley, SMU G Sterling Brown, Wake Forest F John Collins and Colorado G Derrick White.

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Charlotte will host fifth workout on Wednesday

The Hornets will have six more players come in for a pre-draft workout on Wednesday: Maryland G Melo Trimble, Coastal Carolina G Elijah Wilson, Florida State G Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Clemson C Sidy Djitte, Pittsburgh F Jamel Artis and French C Youssoupha Fall.

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Six players in Buzz City for workout

The Hornets announced they'll be hosting six players for a pre-draft workout Tuesday: South Carolina G P.J. Dozier, Southeast Missouri State G Antonius Cleveland, Creighton C Justin Patton, Georgia Tech F Quinton Stephens, and Clemson F Jaron Blossomgame and G Avry Holmes

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Mitchell, five others in Buzz City Monday

Star Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell will be at the Hornets' facility Monday for a pre-draft workout, along with five others: UCLA G Bryce Alford, Australia G Terrance Ferguson, Nevada F Cameron Oliver, Florida F Devin Robinson, and Nebraska G Tai Webster.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Southeast Missouri State's Antonius Cleveland is headed to Portland for a workout on Monday. He then heads to Charlotte on Tuesday and to Boston on Wednesday for a second workout. Cleveland, who averaged 16.6 points as a senior and shot 40 percent from beyond the arc, also has a workout scheduled with the Jazz on June 17. He's already worked out for Minnesota, Brooklyn and Toronto and several NBA decision makers from teams with second-round picks have been impressed by his play.

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Hornets to look at Williams-Goss and others Saturday

The Charlotte Hornets will continue pre-draft workouts as they bring in G Antonio Blakeney (LSU), G Torian Graham (Arizona State), F Amile Jefferson (Duke), F Kyle Kuzma (Utah), G Derrick Walton Jr. (Michigan) and G Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga).

Team Stats

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

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-173646.439
2015-164834.585
2014-153349.402
2013-144339.524
2012-132161.256