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Charlotte Hornets announce 2019-20 regular season schedule

The November 7 matchup between the Hornets and the Boston Celtics will mark Kemba Walker’s first regular-season game against the Hornets, and is scheduled to be televised on TNT.

As Kemba departs, we ask again: What in the world are the Charlotte Hornets doing?

Charlotte Hornets will get point guard Terry Rozier to replace Kemba Walker

  Kemba Walker intends to sign with Boston Celtics, multiple reports say

  Is Kemba Walker about to fly out of the Hornets’ nest? Fans reflect on his community impact

Hornets select PJ Washington with 12th pick in NBA Draft

‘I got goosebumps:’ Son of late Charlotte Hornets star works out for the team

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  Charlotte Hornet Cody Zeller knows there are big shoes to fill out there, makes major donation to Samaritan’s Feet

How Kemba Walker being named All-NBA impacts the Hornets re-signing him

Hornets eliminated from playoff contention after season’s final game

  Extremely rare Steph Curry ‘blackout’ jersey stolen from Davidson College

Hornets play-by-play broadcaster Chris Kroeger ‘no longer with the organization’

Kemba Walker takes charge in overtime, Charlotte Hornets beat San Antonio Spurs

Walker sparks late rally, Hornets beat Boston 124-117

Kemba Walker scored 18 of his game-high 36 points in the fourth quarter and the Charlotte Hornets rallied to beat the Boston Celtics 124-117 Saturday night

Hood, Nurkic lead Blazers past Hornets 118-108

Rodney Hood scored 27 points, Jusuf Nurkic added 26 points and 15 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Charlotte Hornets 118-108

  Gaston County Commissioner becomes Lyft driver, mingles with celebrities during All-Star weekend

One man who holds a prominent position in Gaston County actually mingled with some famous folks for free. Gaston County Commissioner Chad Brown signed up to be a Lyft driver for the weekend just as joke with his friends. He lucked up was paired to drive a few famous people around uptown.

Shaquille O’Neal ‘gives props’ to CMPD during NBA All-Star weekend festivities

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Caleb Costner shared a larger than life moment on his Facebook page during NBA All-Star weekend in Charlotte this past weekend.

Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

  Giannis teams up with Second Harvest, Right Moves for Youth gets $350,000 after Team LeBron wins All-Star game

  NBA All-Star weekend now history in Charlotte

Stars shine as All-Star Saturday Night brings excitement to the Queen City

Joe Harris shocks Stephen Curry to win the NBA 3 Point Shootout

  Fans in uptown Charlotte okay with tight security for NBA All-Star

  Vendors blame NBA’s fencing for bad business

The hope was people would leave the games and come across the street to get something to eat. The problem is little foot traffic has been seen in the lot.

Curry brothers bet family tickets for career on 3-point contest

Steph and Seth made a bet where the loser will be forced to buy all of the family tickets to games for the rest of their career.

  Charlotte’s own Dell and Seth Curry unveil courts where Steph and Seth learned the game

Returning home to Charlotte for 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend, the Curry’s made it a mission to bring back their home court and make it something for those in the Charlotte community to enjoy.

2019 Dunk Contest highlights every level of North Carolina basketball

The participants in this year’s contest include Miles Bridges, Dennis Smith Jr., John Collins and Hamidou Diallo. Three of these players have connections to North Carolina.

Steph, Kemba among NBA superstars to speak during NBA All-Star Media Day in CLT

Hometown favorites Steph Curry and Kemba Walker were among the many NBA superstars who spoke during NBA All-Star Media Day in Charlotte Saturday morning.

  Open Court All-Star Male Youth Summit making a difference

NBA All Star 2019 in Charlotte wasn’t only about basketball but also about helping to build lives of some young black males.

Team USA defeats Team World 161-144 in 2019 Rising Stars Challenge, Kyle Kuzma wins MVP

The game was filled with highlights from ferocious dunks from guys like Ben Simmons, Josh Okogie, John Collins and Marvin Bagley III to silky crossover moves from guys like Trae Young.

Home team wins the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game thanks to MVP performance from Famous Los

A historic night at Bojangles’ Coliseum as the 2 teams combined to score 162 points which was the most ever in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game history. In the end, the Home team comprised of celebrities and athletes from the Carolinas won 82-80.

  Thousands attend NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at Bojangles Coliseum

Thousands of people filed into Bojangles Coliseum Friday night for the 2019 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

  All-Star crowd helps food truck business during slow season

These business owners are hoping the added customers can launch into something big for them. Some traveled more than two hours for the opportunity.

  NBA players help pack 200,000 lbs worth of food for Charlotte families in need

Some of your favorite athletes are making sure the Queen City is taken care of. Friday was the NBA All-Star Day of Service which means basketball players spent time giving back to our community.

Rising Stars Challenge showcases up-and-coming NBA stars from all over the world, Duke star Kyrie Irving to coach

The event, held at Spectrum Center, features ten first and second year NBA players from the USA and puts them against first and second year players from all over the world.

  Dave Cook still in the NBA All-Star Game cooking

The last time it was in Charlotte was back in 1991. Dave Cook, owner of Dave and Fran’s, remembers the event. He worked with the NBA to prepare food when the event was at the Coliseum.

  Charlotte 10-year-old going to NBA All-Star Weekend, thanks to Dream On 3

His family is thrilled to now say, Dyson is currently cancer-free. That’s why his school honored him today.

  Cabarrus County scoring with NBA All-Star Game

The Concord-Padgett Regional Airport is one of the busiest in the state. On Thursday, NASCAR teams flew out for the Daytona 500, and on Friday, fans were coming in for the game and for other events going here this weekend.

  Spectrum Center ready to shine for NBA All-Star Weekend

A production crew of over 500 has been prepping the Spectrum Center since last Wednesday and finally the building is ready to shine on NBA All-Star Weekend.

  Clear bags required for nighttime light rail travel this weekend

As the NBA All-Star weekend approaches, so do the thousands of extra visitors headed to Uptown, and that’ll mean extra security for those who travel through the area.

  NBA surprises West Charlotte High School athletes to kick-off All-Star weekend

The brand new Nike uniforms were a hit with the team because if you look good, you play good.

  Uptown Charlotte is transforming for NBA All-Star Weekend

Changes are starting to take effect in Uptown Charlotte as venues plan for 150,000 people in the Queen City.

  Police warn of Human Trafficking ahead of NBA All-Star weekend events

While NBA All-star weekend is projected to bring in millions for the Queen City’s economy, there’s a much darker business experts say it could be bringing along with it.

  Jordan Reflects on ‘91 All-Star Game and Looks to Bring Same Energy in 2019

Michael Jordan has checked a lot of accolades off the list throughout his career, and now he gets to check off another - hosting the NBA All-Star game as a franchise owner.

  NBA All-Star game is about more than just basketball

You should know that the NBA All-Star game isn’t just about the big-time athletes, the celebrities, or even the parties that will be hosted in honor of the special event. This game essential impacts our community in a very special way and we’re not talking about the business side of things like an e

Hornets Miles Bridges ready for dunk contest

Hornets rookie Miles Bridges has been putting on a show for fans with some of the best dunks in the NBA this season, but now he’s ready to show off on an even bigger stage.

  Sneaker releases expected during All-Star weekend; stores may see large crowds

It's all things basketball this week in Charlotte now that the NBA All-Star is just days away. You can't talk basketball without talking sneakers.

  NBA All-Star Weekend will have citywide impact

For four days, the NBA will dominate Charlotte. Chances are even people not attending events will be caught in traffic.

NBA All-Star Celebrity game rosters feature “hometown heroes" for first time

The 2019 All-Star Celebrity Game presented by Ruffles will tip off at 7 p.m. at Bojangles Coliseum on February 15.

Kemba Walker, Miles Bridges announced as participants in NBA All-Star Saturday Night events

Charlotte Hornet teammates Kemba Walker and Miles Bridges have both been selected to participate in the State Farm All Star Saturday Night activities held at the Spectrum Center.

  City leaders hear final overview of NBA All-Star Game plans at Monday meeting

The Charlotte City Council heard one final presentation about the NBA-All-Star Game Monday from a few of the key organizers who have been instrumental in bringing the event to Charlotte.

  NBA and police expecting to deal with counterfeit All-Star merchandise

It’s a given that when a big event is happening – con artists will look for any opportunity to make a dollar.

Cody Zeller’s return very likely to happen this week

Cody Zeller went through 5-on-5 scrimmaging for the first time since fracturing his right hand on December 31st versus Orlando during Monday’s practice.

Golden State Warriors staff apparently prefers vacation over coaching CLT All-Star Game, Steph Curry jokes

With the 2019 NBA All-Star Game just weeks away, Charlotte native and Warriors superstar point guard Stephen Curry caught his team’s owner and coaches watching the end of Denver Nuggets vs Minnesota Timberwolves “like it’s the game 7 of the finals.”

  Uptown residents preparing for NBA All-Star Weekend congestion

Thousands expected in the Uptown area for NBA All-Star Weekend.

  Will CMPD be able to fill off-duty work requests during NBA All-Star Weekend?

When reality arrives in two weeks, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police (CMPD) say the department will need all hands on deck.

Hornets Coach James Borrego excited for Kemba Walker to start in All-Star Game

Hornets head coach James Borrego got to break the news alongside Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak to Kemba Walker that he would be a starter in the NBA All-Star Game.

Kemba Walker misses practice, but hopeful for Monday return

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker missed Sunday’s practice due to a mild neck strain he suffered in Friday night’s game against Milwaukee.

Curry accent: Brothers Steph, Seth Curry in 3-point contest

Sibling shootout: Stephen Curry, Seth Curry will be in 3-point contest at All-Star weekend

  Kemba Walker named starter for NBA All-Star Game

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker has been voted by fans, media and players as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game.

  Hornets legend Glen Rice honored with special halftime ceremony

As a part of the Hornets 30th Anniversary celebration, the team honored Glen Rice during a special halftime ceremony during their game Saturday night versus the Suns.

Hornets Look To Roster Depth to During Zeller and Lamb’s Absence

Hornets lose Cody Zeller and Jeremy Lamb to injuries.

Hornets .500 10 Games Into The Regular Season

The Charlotte Hornets are 5-5 ten games into the regular season, with five of those games decided by four points or less.

  Tony Parker talks his move to Charlotte, NBA fashion, more

After 17 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker decided to take a chance with the Charlotte Hornets.

Charlotte Hornets to respond to a top fan concern: the price of food and drinks

Fans will soon notice that some food and drink items are cheaper at the Charlotte Hornets’ arena uptown.

  Charlotte Hornets embrace new era

Charlotte Hornets prepare for new era.

Michael Jordan donates $2 million to Hurricane Florence relief and recovery

Michael Jordan, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, is donating $2 million to organizations assisting with Hurricane Florence relief and recovery efforts.

Hornets single game tickets go on sale Sept 4

There will be eight classic nights honoring the history of NBA Basketball in Charlotte.

Charlotte Hornets announce schedule of eight Classic Nights, giveaways for 2018-19 30th anniversary season

The Charlotte Hornets today announced the schedule of the eight Classic Night games for the 2018-19 season as the franchise marks the 30th Anniversary of the inaugural 1988-89 Hornets season.

Former Charlotte Hornets general manager Bob Bass dies at 89

Former Charlotte Hornets general manager Bob Bass has died at the age of 89.

Charlotte Hornets 2018-19 schedule released

It's the first time the Hornets will start a season at home in the past four years.

Hornets announce 2018-19 preseason schedule

The Hornets ties to the Tar Heels with Kupchak and owner Michael Jordan is evident with their first home preseason game being played in Chapel Hill, NC at the Dean Smith Center September 28 at 7:30 p.m. against Boston.

Charlotte Hornets unveil new white classic uniform for 2018-19 season

The jersey will be worn during the team's classic nights when the Hornets pay tribute to their history and present elements meant to take fans back to the Charlotte Coliseum.

Hornets eliminated from Summer League tournament

Charlotte played five games in eight days and finished with a 3-2 record.

Hornets Win Summer League Opener 88-87 Friday in Vegas

It's a chance for the young players to show what they can do and develop some early chemistry.

Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte

The move to Charlotte reunites him with former Spurs assistant James Borrego, who became the head coach in Charlotte earlier this offseason.

Hornets wrap up day one of Minicamp

This year, the Hornets summer league roster is made up of familiar faces as well as plenty of new ones.?

Charlotte Hornets announce 2018 coaching staff

The Charlotte Hornets announced Monday that Jay Triano, Chad Iske, Jay Hernandez, Ronald Norad and Dutch Gaitley have been named assistant coaches on the staff of new head coach James Borrego.

Hornets sign J.P. Macura to two-way deal

Macura, an undrafted free agent from Xavier, posted 12.9 points per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest in his final season.

Hornets introduce Miles Bridges and Devonte' Graham

Bridges and Graham will be joined by Malik Monk, Dwayne Bacon and third-year pro Willy Hernangomez. The rest of the roster will be filled with undrafted free agents.

  Charlotte Hornets add promising young pieces in the 2018 NBA Draft

Over the past few weeks the Hornets have hosted several pre-draft workouts for many of young prospects whose names will be called Thursday night.