Charlotte Hornets

Marcus Smart and Miles Bridges
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Nick Friar
November 08, 2019 - 10:22 am
Marcus Smart continues to be at odds with NBA refs.
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Kemba Walker, Marcus Smart and Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
November 08, 2019 - 6:30 am
Kemba Walker got the win in his return to Charlotte.
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Kemba Walker, Hornets
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Gabby Guerard
August 07, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Kemba Walker has been welcomed into Boston this offseason, following his departure from the Hornets after eight seasons. But new details regarding his contract negotiations during NBA free agency have surfaced, and could indicate why he was so willing to leave Charlotte. Walker was eligible for a...
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Brad Stevens is patiently waiting for his team to rise from mediocrity. (Eric Hartline/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
December 17, 2016 - 7:34 am
Everyone knows injuries have impacted the Celtics to start this season of promise. But what Brad Stevens is trying to get across to his team is that the losses due to man-games missed has not been the biggest issue. The Celtics have simply been a mediocre team just under a third of the way...
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Isaiah Thomas battles through Cody Zeller on his way to the basket in the second half Friday night at TD Garden. (David Butler II/USA Today Sports)
December 16, 2016 - 5:57 pm
He's back. In Isaiah Thomas' return, the Celtics snapped a 3-game losing streak and defeated the Charlotte Hornets 96-88. The 5-foot-9 point guard led all scorers with 26 points on 9-of-20 shooting and 6-of-7 free throws. The starters got it done, as four of five scored in double figures. Al...
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December 16, 2016 - 5:51 pm
Isaiah Thomas made his return after a four-game absence due to a groin injury Friday night. And the Celtics needed his 26 points and Al Horford's 18 points and five blocks to help beat the Charlotte Hornets to end a three-game losing streak. Mike Petraglia has your recap inside TD Garden. WEEI is...
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Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14) shoots the ball against Jae Crowder and Al Horford Thursday at Greensboro Coliseum. (Jeremy Brevard-USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
October 06, 2016 - 5:50 pm
After beating the Hornets Thursday night in a preseason contest, the Celtics will now hold their breath on their star point guard. Isaiah Thomas injured his left wrist early in the third quarter when he fought his way through a Roy Hibbert screen and came out of the game. He did not return with...
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April 13, 2016 - 9:28 am
Thanks to the number-crunching of Ben Rohrbach , we now know all the first-round possibilities for the Celtics in the playoffs that begin this weekend. The question is: What matchup might favor the Celtics and which matchup might give the Celtics the best path through the East? Is it too early to...
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Mike Petraglia
April 12, 2016 - 7:55 am
 After consecutive losses to playoff teams on Saturday and Monday, there is a little doubt creeping into the minds of Celtics fans. Are the Celtics the team that beat Golden State and Cleveland on the road and posted a 47-32 record in their first 79 games? Or are they the team that has been...
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Mike Petraglia
April 11, 2016 - 7:32 pm
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Sam Packard break down what happened in the Celtics' abysmal 114-100 loss to the Hornets on Monday night at TD Garden. The Celtics were outscored 39-13 in the second quarter, incluing 33-3 in one stretch that had them down 28 points. They never recovered, and as a...
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