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Kemba Walker to miss six weeks after surgery

Charlette Hornets point guard Kemba Walker underwent knee surgery to correct a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee on Wednesday in New York, according to the team. Walker is expected to miss six weeks, making a return on March 11, about one month before the NBA finals start. Since the injury, Walker has missed three of the last five games. With Walker sitting, the chance of...
Via Basketball Bicker
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Actively Seeking Trades In Wake Of Injuries

The Charlotte Hornets have hit a road block in the form of injuries. Marvin Williams, and Bismack Biyombo both left Saturday’s 76-71 win with a concussion, and a bruised knee respectively.  The most significant setback is point-guard Kemba Walker’s decision to have surgery on his left knee to repair a torn left lateral meniscus, and will be out for at least six weeks. With the...
Via Trade Street Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Getting back on the right track

Kemba Walker The Hornets team that the people of Charlotte expected to see this season is finally showing up after a rough start to the year.  Winning only four of their first 19 games, this Hornets team that many had given lofty expectations was looking like a team that might end up playing more for a high draft pick than a run in the playoffs.  Many analysts had the Hornets...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Biyombo starting to flash potential as valuable frontcourt piece

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When All-Pro center Al Jefferson went down in late December with a groin strain, most media members and even a few team employees of the Charlotte Hornets quietly wondered whether the season was all but over. After all, the Hornets were 10-22 at that point and Jefferson's fellow starter Lance Stephenson was already on the sidelines due to an injury. Even Charlotte...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker to have knee surgery Wednesday

Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker will undergo surgery on his left knee Wednesday. Walker received a second opinion New York. Dr by David Altchek, who confirmed Hornets team orthopedic physician Dr. Marcus Cook’s previous diagnosis of a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. Walker is averaging 18.8 points, 5.2 assists and 3.8 rebounds in 35.6 minutes per game, leading...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker To Miss 6-Weeks After Having Knee Surgery

Star point guard Kemba Walker has elected to have knee surgery to remove a cyst near his meniscus according to a Hornets press release. Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker received a second opinion on his left knee today in New York. Dr. David Altchek confirmed Hornets team orthopedic physician Dr. Marcus Cook’s previous diagnosis of a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Yale commit Trey Phills (son of deceased NBA player Bobby) hit a remarkable game winning buzzer beater

Charlotte Christian School (Charlotte, NC...Steph Curry's alma mater) senior Guard Trey Phills (son of former Charlotte Hornets guard, the deceased Bobby Phills) hits a running, twisting 3-pointer at the buzzer for the 53-51 win over Charlotte Country Day Buccaneers. Trey recently committed to play basketball at Yale University.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe...
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Biyombo to miss 10 days with bone bruise; Williams out with broken nose

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Hornets announced center Bismack Biyombo has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right knee and will miss about 10 days and forward Marvin Williams has a broken nose and a concussion. The team did not release an update Monday on the status of Kemba Walker, who has missed three of the last five games with a cyst on his left knee. Both Biyombo and Williams...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson breaks it down in hilarious pregame dance

Charlotte Hornets have had a good run as of late, winning 9 of their last 11. Everything has been good that Lance Stephenson has been in a great mood. How good? Lance was showing off his dance moves before their win against the Knicks: Pregame dance lol A video posted by @stephensonlance on Jan 24, 2015 at 7:26pm PST Winning cures a lot of things. With Lance in a good...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets only score 76 points, still beat 'Melo-less Knicks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts, who started in place of the injured Kemba Walker, was 5 of 9 from the field and made all six free throws as the Hornets snapped the Knicks' three-game win streak. The Knicks played without Carmelo Anthony...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Recap: Cavs Exterminate Hornets for Fifth Straight Victory

(Cleveland, OH) – In arguably their most complete performance of the year, the Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) demolished the Charlotte Hornets (18-26) by a score of 129-90 on Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. In a seemingly flawless game, the Cavs dominated the Hornets from the opening tip and led by as many as 49 points on multiple occasions. “You can’t stop the train in the...
Via Cavaliers Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Things are looking up for the surging Charlotte Hornets, who have proven nearly unbeatable over the last 2 1/2 weeks. Kemba Walker's expected return should only make them stronger. The Hornets are hoping to have their leading scorer available Wednesday night against the visiting Miami Heat, who have controlled the series over...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bull Tyrus Thomas is Making a Comeback

It’s been nearly two years since Tyrus Thomas played his last NBA game for the Charlotte Bobcats. The last time we checked in with Tyrus, the Lakers were planning on working him out. Obviously nothing came from that because he isn’t on the Lakers, but that doesn’t mean Tyrus has given up on his NBA comeback. On January 13, the Tyrus Thomas comeback tour officially began as...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No Kemba? No Problem; Hornets Win 2 in a Row While Kemba Rests a Sore Knee

I say, “No Kemba, no problem”, but to be honest, I was very nervous about playing a game without Kemba and Al. It’s no secret that we struggle to score the ball, and as soon as I heard that Kemba was having left knee soreness due to some cysts that have been in there since high school, my stomach began to churn. The last thing the Hornets needed was another loss, after losing...
Via Trade Street Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hornets blowout Timberwolves to continue hot stretch

The defense stood tall for the Charlotte Hornets in their 105-80 win over the Timberwolves, their seventh win in the past eight games. Three-Point Take 1. JEFFERSON MAKES SURPRISE RETURN Outside of the win, the most important aspect of Monday afternoon's game was the sudden and surprise return of Hornets All-Pro center Al Jefferson, who has been out since Dec. 31, with a left groin...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson isn’t happy with his Charlotte Hornets bobblehead

One of the cool perks of being a professional athlete is getting likenesses of yourself made and there is no more impressive likeness item then a bobblehead. Recently, Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson got the chance to check out his new bobblehead and provided this amusing response on his Instagram account: This bubblehead do not look like me A photo posted by ...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Point Guard Kemba Walker Out With Cyst On Knee

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker is dealing with a cyst on his knee. ESPN reports Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker did not play on Saturday due to a cyst on his left knee. It’s undetermined how many more games he will have to miss if any. Walker has been on fire lately averaging nearly 30 points in his last six games in which the Hornets went 5-1. Charlotte...
Via Basketball Bicker
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson knocks Roy Hibbert to floor with body check (Video)

Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson knocked his former teammate (and Indiana Pacers center) Roy Hibbert to the floor with a body check during Saturday's game at the Time Warner Cable Arena.We're a little surprised that Hibbert would go down so easily, so we're not sure that Hibbert didn't flop a little bit here. Still, that's just more unnecessary nonsense from Stephenson that...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets P.J. Hairston Fined For Flopping

ESPN reports Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Hairston was fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules for the second time this season. The “flopping” incident occurred during the Hornets 98-93 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Hairston looked to collide with Spurs point guard Tony Parker which led to Hairston falling sideways and...
Via Basketball Bicker
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Rookie P.J. Hairston Should Be Embarrassed Over This Epic Flop

There is a reason why athletes should stay in school. Not only could they actually learn something in the classroom, but they can learn a few things on the court; fine tune their game before going pro. Otherwise you may find yourself looking really stupid when you try to do something like flop in order to draw a foul--kind of like Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston.This flop...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

PJ Hairston commits most shameless flop of the season (Video)

Charlotte Hornets reserve guard P.J. Hairston committed what would appear to be the most shameless flop of the NBA season during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's game against San Antonio.Hairston threw himself backwards halfway across the court long after making some very light contact with Spurs guard Tony Parker. Fortunately, the refs didn't buy it for a second and let...
Via Holdout Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: P.J. Hairston submits candidate for flop of the decade

Tyson Chandler held the honor of “Worst Flop of 2015″ for less than 24 hours before P.J. Hairston came along to snatch right out of his hands. In fact, Hairston’s flop was so egregious, we held an emergency meeting with the nomination committee and decided to waive the grace period and immediately enter Hairston’s dive Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Win Streak Extends to 5; Knock of Lowly Knicks

There are 2 times that I hate writing any sort of recaps.  I don’t like writing them when we have been blown out.  That is obvious first choice because emotion drives the words to a negative place that I don’t like to go to.  You know what I’m talking about.  I’m sure you’ve been on Twitter during those blowouts and seen that Al should be traded, Lance should be traded...
Via Trade Street Post
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: No teams interested in trading for Lance Stephenson

While folks in Boston debate whether the Celtics got fleeced in the Rajon Rondo trade, at least the Celts were able to find a buyer for their polarizing star. The Charlotte Hornets weren’t so fortunate.   The Hornets have decided to keep mercurial shooting guard Lance Stephenson “for now,” ESPN.com reports, mainly due to lack of interest around the league. Seven teams...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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