Ben Swanson

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Hornets deal Hopson for cash


Charlotte has traded newly acquired Scotty Hopson for money.

Hornets summer league game 2: vs Kings


The game starts at 6 p.m. EST. Hopefully Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston will play better than their horrid debut in which neither shot the ball well against Golden State. It would help if Cody...

Hornets' Lance interest unsure, Haywood deal made


The Hornets' interest in Lance Stephenson is ... either lots of interest or none at all! Also, Charlotte has reached out to D.J. Augustin, and the Brendan Haywood trade was completed with Scotty...

Marvin Williams to sign with Hornets


The former No. 2 pick will add experience to Charlotte's frontcourt and defense.

Hornets lose Hayward as Jazz match offer


The Hornets' offer to dissuade Utah from matching a hefty offer sheet on Gordon Hayward wasn't enough as the Jazz notified Charlotte they had agreed to match the deal Saturday.

Hornets struggle in first Summer League game


Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston missed nearly every shot they took, but the Hornets got some good signs from their role players.


Cavs intend to keep Wiggins, even with Love talks

Even amid trade whispers about sending Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Cavaliers are said to not be open to including Andrew Wiggins in such a deal.

Hornets seeking Kirk Hinrich in free agency


Adrian Wojnarowski says the Hornets are one the teams chasing Kirk Hinrich for their backup point guard spot.

Gee not coming in Haywood trade, not yet complete


Though draft night reporting indicated the Hornets would receive Gee's unguaranteed contract, new reports say he will not be coming to Charlotte.

Hornets' first summer league game begins tonight


Cody Zeller won't be there, but we'll get our first glimpses of Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston tonight.

Hayward signs offer sheet as Hornets take risk

Gordon Hayward has officially signed the $63 million offer sheet with Charlotte as the Hornets take a big risk. Now the Jazz have to decide whether to match.

Hornets continue negotiations with Marvin Williams


With Josh McRoberts going to Miami, the Hornets are continuing to negotiate with Marvin Williams.

Hornets interested in Brian Roberts


The Charlotte Hornets are looking to fill their backup point guard spot with former Pelican Brian Roberts, per Adrian Wojnarowski.

Bee stings: Hornets emerge in hunt for Humphries


Hornets look to be one of the top teams in the hunt for power forward Kris Humphries. Also, an update in the P.J. Hairston saga.

Choose one: Parsons, Stephenson, Hayward or stay


If you had your pick between Chandler Parsons, Lance Stephenson, Gordon Hayward or going a safe route, which would it be?

Sides conflict in stories from Hairston incident


Both sides have given their initial stories surrounding the P.J. Hairston pickup game punch altercation, and surprise -- they don't match up.

Hairston punches high school player in pickup game


The troubled Hornets guard joined a high school player in fisticuffs during a pickup game in Durham.

CHA meeting Hayward soon, interested in M Williams


The Hornets will meet with Gordon Hayward this week, and have expressed interest in Marvin Williams.

Melo to Charlotte intriguing, but a pipe dream


The fit and financials of speculating about Carmelo Anthony on the Charlotte Hornets.

Hornets complete summer league roster


The Hornets' summer league roster has lost some of its better young talent but gets help in their draft picks and some local talent.

Free agency, day 2 update: Livingston to Warriors


Livingston gone, Stephenson still available.

Free agency opens, few Hornets rumors abound


The NBA's free agency period opened early Tuesday morning and the Hornets haven't even signed anyone yet! What gives?


Rockets meet with Lowry on free agency's 1st night

Houston's brass traveled to Philadelphia to make an early free agency pitch to point guard Kyle Lowry.


Free agency rumors: Raptors expect Lowry back

Kyle Lowry leads the point guard options in free agency, but the Raptors expect to have him back. And even at 37, Vince Carter should have some suitors chasing him, and more!

Bobcats lost $12M even with revenue sharing boost


Let's hope better basketball and a rebranding turn the tide, because if not that, then what?

Hornets free agent needs, reassessed post-draft


The Hornets address some shooting needs on draft night, but what does their roster still need this summer in free agency?

Hornets sign 3 undrafted players to summer league


Charlotte added three undrafted college players to their summer league team

Hornets receive glowing reviews for draft picks


The Charlotte Hornets' first NBA draft since 2001 received high marks around the web as they drafted Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston

Hornets draft Semaj Christon at 55, trade to OKC


Xavier point guard Semav Christon is headed to Charlotte with a late second-round pick.

Hornets trade pick for negative Brendan Haywood


Hornets get cash from Cavs for second round pick Dwight Powell and Brendan Haywood

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