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Game Trend: Kemba Walker Finds His Way Late to Help Pull Out the Victory

It was a long night for Charlotte Hornets leader Kemba Walker, yet he managed to hit shots when the team needed it the most. Kemba Walker was 3-for-18 from the field when he checked back in the game during the fourth quarter. For the first-time…

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Game Trend: Clippers Outlast Hornets in Hero Ball Exhibition

Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum combined for 14 made 3-pointers to force overtime against the LA Clippers, yet it ultimately wasn’t enough for the Charlotte Hornets to pull out the win.

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Game Trend: Kemba Walker Makes All-Star Bid Against Toronto’s Great Back-Court

Kemba Walker proved that he can play on the level of Toronto’s All-Stars by finishing with 32 points and 8 assists in three quarters to beat the Raptors.

January 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Game Trend: Hornets Dig Themselves in a Hole in First Half

Allow the Cleveland Cavaliers a 67-point first half on a night where LeBron James is making almost every contested shot and it will be near impossible for the visiting Charlotte Hornets to pull off the win.

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Selfless Kemba Walker Taking Charge on Defense

Kemba Walker’s great start to the season on offense has deservedly received praise. Meanwhile, Walker has also excelled at drawing charges and is, in fact, the best point guard in the league at it.

November 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Looking Back at Kemba Walker’s Pull-Up Threes

Back in 2014-15 Kemba Walker was the third worst pull up 3-point shooter in the league. The point guard revised his shooting form during the summer, started to burn any defender who went under the screen on him and made the fourth most pull up threes in 2015-16.

May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Everything Fell Apart for the Charlotte Hornets in Game 7

The Charlotte Hornets played Game 7 exhausted and overwhelmed after putting their best foot forward in Game 6. They simply didn’t have the health or energy to go another 48 minutes.

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hornets 108, Pacers 101: Notes and Observations

The Charlotte Hornets swept the season series against the Indiana Pacers despite Frank Vogel trying to match up by pulling Myles Turner from the starting line-up.

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hornets 76, Hawks 87: Notes and Observations

The sleepy Charlotte Hornets were no match for the Atlanta Hawks’ alert and mobile defense which awarded the division foes a valuable tiebreaker.

February 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

Hornets 109, Raptors 99: Notes and Observations

A look at the two last possessions of regulation and a couple of more notes following last night’s overtime victory against Toronto.

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment