Houston Rockets vs. Charlotte Hornets 4/13/15: Video Highlights and Recap

With the season all but over for the Charlotte Hornets, they still had a chance to shake up the postseason picture as they took on the Houston Rockets.The Rockets were looking to consolidate their standing in the Western Conference and ensure the best possible postseason matchup.Houston ended up beating Charlotte, 100-90. Watch the video for full highlights.  Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

AP Source: Hornets land SG Stephenson (Yahoo Sports)

Lance Stephenson is bringing his swag to Charlotte. The controversial shooting guard has agreed to a $ 27 million, three-year deal with the Hornets, according to a person familiar with the contract. The person says Stephenson is expected to be introduced at a press conference Friday. Thank you Larry Bird, the fans, my coaches and teammates for the incredible experience. Yahoo Sports - Top News Read more [...]

Kobe Bryant Thanks Hornets on Twitter for Trading Him After 1996 Draft

Eighteen years ago today, the Charlotte Hornets made a trade that they'd like to have back. Kobe Bryant hasn't forgotten that trade. Charlotte took Bryant out of high school with the 13th pick in the 1996 NBA draft. Less than a week later, the Hornets traded the Black Mamba to the Los Angeles Lakers: The reasoning behind the trade, according to Bryant, is pretty shocking: "No use" for Bryant? That doesn't look good now. All he has done since the trade is put together a Hall of Fame resume. Read more [...]