CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mitch Kupchak says the Charlotte Hornets plan to do everything they can to keep three-time All-Star Kemba Walker.
The Hornets first-year general manager knows that has...
All-Star Kemba Walker uncertain about his Hornets future
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There's a part of Kemba Walker that wants to play his entire career with the Charlotte Hornets. There's another part that wants to compete for an NBA championship before...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker's season is over with the Hornets.
Now the question becomes whether the franchise's leading scorer and three-time All-Star is done playing in Charlotte...
Charlotte plays Orlando, seeks 4th straight home win
Orlando Magic (41-40, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (39-42, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
CLEVELAND (AP) — With one game left, the Charlotte Hornets are still in the playoff chase.
There's hope, not heartache.
Kemba Walker scored 23 points and Charlotte kept its late-season...
Cleveland hosts Charlotte, aims to stop home slide
Charlotte Hornets (38-42, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (19-62, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
DETROIT (AP) — Kemba Walker is keeping the Charlotte Hornets in the postseason picture
Walker scored 20 of his 31 points in the first half to help Charlotte build a big lead and they went on...
Pistons face the Hornets on 3-game skid
Charlotte Hornets (37-42, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (39-40, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are hoping they don't have to see Jeremy Lamb in the playoffs.
Lamb beat the Raptors on a last-second 3-pointer for the second time in less than...
Charlotte; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte hosts Toronto looking to prolong its three-game home winning streak.
The Hornets are 26-22 in conference matchups. Charlotte is...
Walker leads Hornets past Pelicans 115-109
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kemba Walker wasn't about to succumb to the notion that he might be having an off night and start passing up shots — not with the Hornets trailing in the fourth quarter and...
Charlotte Hornets (35-42, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (32-46, 12th in the Western Conference)
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's team approach was too good for Kemba Walker's one-man show.
Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points, Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 18 rebounds, and the surging Jazz...
Charlotte Hornets (35-41, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (46-30, fifth in the Western Conference)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 25 points with five 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors beat Charlotte 137-90 on Sunday night to clinch their fifth straight Pacific Division title...
James, Caldwell-Pope shoot Lakers past Hornets, 129-115
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers wanted to move the ball on offense and contain Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker on defense.
They succeeded on both goals, completing an emphatic...
Lakers host the Hornets in cross-conference contest
Charlotte Hornets (35-39, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (33-42, 11th in the Western Conference)
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Walker powers Hornets past Spurs 125-116 in overtime
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker may be a three-time All-Star, but he's not having any problem playing with young players like Dwayne Bacon and Miles Bridges as the Charlotte Hornets enter the...
Hornets host the Spurs in cross-conference matchup
San Antonio Spurs (43-31, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (34-39, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114
TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Lamb banked home a half-court 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 115-114 on Sunday night for their third straight win.
Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114
TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Lamb added a dose of March Madness to Sunday's NBA action.
Lamb banked home a half-court shot at the buzzer and the Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 115-114,...
Walker sparks late rally, Hornets beat Boston 124-117
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte had three veterans out of action and three first- or second-year players in the lineup down the stretch. The Hornets hardly looked like a team capable of rallying...
Walker, Bridges lead Hornets past Timberwolves, 113-106
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges had plenty of reasons to party.
He turned 21 years old, his college team, Michigan State, won its first-round game in the NCAA Tournament and he recorded...
Walker leads Hornets past Wizards, 116-110
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets turned some well-timed rest into a much-needed win.
Kemba Walker scored 28 points and the Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 116-110 on Friday night...
Rockets beat Hornets 118-106, run win streak to 9 games
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 28 points and Eric Gordon added 22 as the Houston Rockets cruised to their season-high ninth straight win, 118-106 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday...
Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Hornets for 50th win
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo delivered for Milwaukee once again, and Brook Lopez got going inside.
NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Kaminsky was told Friday the opportunity he wanted was finally going to come.
Charlotte coach James Borrego hadn't make Kaminsky part of his rotation for much of this...
Rockets buckle down on Walker, beat feisty Hornets 118-113
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni replaced Kenneth Faried in the starting lineup with Eric Gordon on Wednesday night, a move designed to cut down wear and tear on Chris Paul's...
Hornets switch lineup, roll past Wizards 123-110
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nic Batum is back in his comfort zone.
The Hornets moved the 10-year NBA veteran back to shooting guard — a position he's played for the better part of the last seven...
Silver opens All-Star weekend, eyes high-tech future of game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened the annual All-Star Technology Summit by touting the "smart jersey of the future."
NBA All-Stars: Who is wearing what shoe brands this weekend
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA players will breakout special shoes this weekend during the All-Star game. Here a list of who will be wearing what:
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Karl-Anthony Towns, Bradley Beal, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Nikola Jokic, Khris Middleton, Dirk Nowitzki, Ben Simmons, Nikola Vucevic
Kemba Walker enters 3rd All-Star game with uncertain future
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker is preparing for his third NBA All-Star game — and his first as a starter — this weekend on his home court in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he once shouted "This is my city!" after a game-winning shot.
The big question is how many more he'll play in as a member of the Hornets.
The eight-year NBA veteran is set to become one of several All-Star free agents in July and will surely be an attractive option for more than a few teams.
Walker, Williams lead Hornets past Hawks, 129-120
ATLANTA (AP) — Kemba Walker loved Charlotte's quick pace to begin the game. The Hornets were moving the ball briskly to hit open shots and put the Atlanta Hawks away early.
"I think it gave us great confidence, but for the most part I thought we did a great job of just moving the basketball," Walker said. "Whenever guys had two defenders on them, they got rid of it and made the right plays and the right passes to each other. We just knocked the shots down."
Booker to defend 3-point contest title vs Curry brothers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Booker is ready to take on the Curry brothers.
The Phoenix Suns guard will look to defend his NBA All-Star 3-point championship from a year ago against brothers Stephen and Seth Curry on Feb. 16 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Stephen Curry, who plays for the Golden State Warriors, won the event in 2015 while brother Seth, who plays for the Portland Trail Blazers, is competing in his first 3-point contest.
Walker scores 37, lifts Hornets past Bulls 125-118
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker calls it "messing with the bigs' timing."
Time and time again, Walker found a way to get to basket on Saturday night and get shots off — and make them — among 7-footers in clutch situations, a rare trait for a 6-foot-1 point guard that has made him a three-time All-Star.
Walker scores 23, Hornets beat depleted Grizzlies 100-92
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — At both ends of the court, the Charlotte Hornets had too much at the end for the Memphis Grizzlies.
Kemba Walker scored 23 points, Marvin Williams hit two key 3-pointers and Bismack Biyombo swatted away a pair of late shots as the Hornets beat the depleted Memphis Grizzlies 100-92 Friday night.
Monk’s big fourth quarter lifts Hornets past Knicks 101-92
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nic Batum walked over to Malik Monk after Charlotte's 101-92 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night and told the reserve guard, "thank you."
"The starters have played a lot of minutes lately, especially on the road," Batum said. "... We feel like we had heavy legs."
Monk and the others on the Hornets' bench helped bail out the starters.
Walker expects ‘crazy’ reaction as All-Star starter at home
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets point guard Kemba Walker can't imagine what the atmosphere will be like when he's introduced as an NBA All-Star game starter next month on his home court.
"I haven't given it any thought, but I'm sure it will be an unbelievable moment being that the game is in Charlotte," Walker said. "I've been here for eight years now, so it's going to be crazy."
James, Antetokounmpo picked as All-Star captains
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers is a captain and an All-Star starter — again.
Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks will choose his own teammates as the other captain.
And Hornets guard Kemba Walker is about to make his first All-Star start, on his home floor in Charlotte.
Walker, Batum lead Hornets over the Grizzlies 118-107
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have used a nice run to keep a grasp on one of the final Eastern Conference playoff spots.
Kemba Walker had 22 points and seven assists, Nicolas Batum scored 18 points, and the Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 118-107 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games.
Walker scores 21 points to help Hornets rout Suns 135-115
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach James Borrego has been preaching defense to his Charlotte Hornets the last two weeks.
But on Saturday the Hornets turned up the heat on the other end of the court, getting off to a blistering start and matching a season high in points scored in a 135-115 win over the Phoenix Suns.
All-Star hopeful Kemba Walker led a balanced scoring attack with 21 points, Jeremy Lamb hit five three-pointers and had 18 points as the Hornets won their third straight game.
Hornets lean on defense, bench to beat Kings 114-95
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach James Borrego says the Charlotte Hornets can beat any team in the NBA if they bring defensive intensity.
The challenge is getting that effort every game.
"That's the message right now," Borrego said. "If we come out and defend with energy, physicality and disruption, we have a shot against anyone."
Parker has triumphant return as Hornets down Spurs, 108-93
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The fans in San Antonio didn't care too much about a rare home loss. They only wanted to shower Tony Parker with love and appreciation.
Parker gave them plenty to cheer about, just as he did for 17 seasons with the Spurs.
Kemba Walker scored 33 points and Parker enjoyed a triumphant return to San Antonio as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Spurs 108-93 on Monday night, snapping their seven-game home winning streak.