Charlotte Hornets work out Kentucky Wildcats forward Kevin Knox on Sunday. Will he last until 11 in Thursday NBA draft? Is he high on Charlotte's list? Did you know Knox, son of a former Florida State receiver, has a friend on the roster?
Analysis: The NBA draft is also prime time for trades. The Charlotte Hornets have a history of busy Junes. Will new general manager Mitch Kupchak continue the trend in 2018? Also: What No. 11 is worth; evaluating the point guard situation.
NBA mock draft: Charlotte Hornets pick 11th Thursday. Missouri forward Michael Porter, a wild card from the third pick down, missed most of his college season after back surgery. Would Hornets take him? Kentucky point guard is more likely.
San Antonio Spurs All-Star Kawhi Leonard reportedly has asked the team to trade him. Could the Charlotte Hornets get in the chase for Leonard, who has a player option that’s worth about $21 million for next season on his current contract?
Zhaire Smith, the defensive-minded, athletic NBA prospect from Texas Tech worked out for the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday. Smith is raw, but has upside that could convince the Hornets to pick him in the first round of the NBA draft next week.
NBA draft: Alabama point guard Collin Sexton worked out with the Charlotte Hornets Thursday. He is projected to go in the lottery (top 14 picks). The Hornets have the No. 11 pick. How would Sexton fit as a backup to All-Star Kemba Walker?
The favorites for to sign NBA free agent LeBron James include: Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers (ah, Hollywood), Houston Rockets; Philadelphia 76ers and Cleveland Cavaliers. Despite what ESPN commentator said, the Charlotte Hornets won’t.
ESPN’s Jay Bilas said he believes DeAndre Ayton, Luka Doncic, Marvin Bagley, Jaren Jackson, Mo Bamba, Wendell Carter, Trae Young and Collin Sexton will all be gone, in some order, before the Hornets’ pick at No. 11 in the June 21 NBA draft.
Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan scored 38 points in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals while suffering from flu-like symptoms, and teammate Scottie Pippen had to help him off the court. Did he have food poisoning or the flu?
Former N.C. State basketball player Allerik Freeman, who grew up in Charlotte, had a pre-draft workout with the hometown Hornets on Saturday. Freeman, who transferred to N.C. State for his final college season, credits the school for his shot at the NBA.
Would NBA draft prospect Robert Williams of Texas A&M raise the Charlotte Hornets' defensive game? Williams, who is 6-foot-9, might be available when the Hornets pick 11th overall in the June 21 draft. He worked out for the Hornets on Saturday.
The Charlotte Hornets have two starters from seven top-11 NBA draft picks since 2011. With new general manager Mitch Kupchak in place, the Hornets will pick 11th on June 21, and the pattern of the past few years has to be broken.
The Charlotte Hornets are scheduled to pick 11th in the 2018 NBA draft, which is two weeks away. Can new GM Mitch Kupchak alter the history of No. 11 picks, which is recently littered with role players and washouts?
How far could the Alonzo Mourning-Larry Johnson Charlotte Hornets core have gone? At minimum, an NBA conference final, still a goal after almost 30 years in the league. That first playoff team in 1993 upset the Celtics, who were led by all-time greats.