San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up The Spurs (30-17) battled in fits and starts Wednesday against mediocre Charlotte, the type of game they dropped more often than not during their brutal December. They certainly flirted with defeat at the AT&T Center, watching their commanding 18-point lead shrink to just two..." January 29
NBA.com "Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker underwent successful surgery today to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. The procedure was completed by Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Walker's recovery time is expected to be a minimum of six weeks." January 28
Yahoo Sources: Charlotte's pursuing trade avenues to replace Kemba Walker, with Sacramento's Ramon Sessions and Heat's Norris Cole on radar.
Jannero Pargo (sore back) has participated some in practice. Steve Clifford said Pargo will up his load this week, then be re-evaluated.
Charlotte's hopeful that Kemba Walker could return in six weeks, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Covers.com "The Charlotte Hornets released updates for center Bismack Biyombo and forward Marvin Williams, who both suffered injuries during Saturday's game against the New York Knicks. Biyombo has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right knee. He will not participate in impact activities and will be..." January 26
Yahoo! Sports "Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker is leaning toward undergoing a surgical procedure on his left knee that could cause him to miss six weeks, league sources told Yahoo Sports. No final determination on surgery had been made, but Walker traveled to New York on Monday to meet with a knee..." January 26
Yahoo! Sports "The Charlotte Hornets and Brooklyn Nets have restarted trade discussions, this time focused on guard Joe Johnson, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Hornets and Nets are discussing a larger package that would likely include guards Lance Stephenson and Gerald Henderson and forward Marvin..." January 26
I spoke to Hornets general manager Rich Cho briefly about Kemba Walker's knee. He said they're evaluating, should know something next week.
Newsday "Hornets guard Lance Stephenson has heard all the trade rumors -- including one that recently fell through that would have sent him to his hometown of Brooklyn. But he says he's more concerned about working his way back from an injury than on whether he has a long-term future here. "You..." January 25
There is talk around the arena that Kemba Walker might miss tonight's game with more knee soreness. Steve Clifford pre-game media shortly.
Charlotte Observer "This is how it has to be: Play ugly but rugged, stick around until the last minute and then hope point guard Kemba Walker can make a big shot to win it. The Charlotte Hornets have come to accept who they are. “We’re not going to get everything easy,” said center Bismack Biyombo, who totaled..." January 22
Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21
Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford’s message to his players, following a 105-80 blowout of the Minnesota Timberwolves, amounted to this: Share the wealth. The Hornets have won seven of their last eight to climb back into the playoff race in the Eastern Conference. They’ve done so despite..." January 20
Sources: Memphis signs Tyrus Thomas to 10-day contract
SB Nation "Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson will be back on the court Monday after missing the team's previous nine games with a groin strain, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer. Jefferson was expected to be out until Charlotte's game Wednesday against the Heat, but was cleared by the..." January 19
INJURY UPDATE: Big Al Jefferson will be active in today's #MINvsCHA game - will be the first time Big Al comes off the bench in 7 years.
Hornets point guard Kemba Walker (knee soreness) could not practice Sunday and is not expected to play Monday against the Timberwolves.
#Hornets coach Steve Clifford says Lance Stephenson will still be on a minutes count. "We'll let him play as many mins as he can play well."
No Kemba Walker versus Pacers tonight.
CBSSports.com "The potential three-way trade between the Oklahoma City Thunder, Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets is "dead, at least for now," according to the Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell. The trade reportedly would have looked something like this: Thunder receive: Brook Lopez Nets receive:..." January 16
Sources: Nets holding up the 3-way trade with OKC & Charlotte. They're trying to change some players in the deal....
Sources: Nets,Hornets,OKC talking 3-way trade. Brook Lopez 2 OKC, Lance Stephenson 2 BKN, Jeremy Lamb/Jarrett Jack 2 Charlotte.Talks ongoing
Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Lance Stephenson will be activated tonight against the San Antonio Spurs after missing 14 games with a pelvic sprain. But don’t expect Stephenson to play many minutes tonight. Coach Steve Clifford said Stephenson needs to regain game shape before that is..." January 15
San Antonio Express-News "Manu Ginobili scored a team-high 27 points in just 24 minutes off the bench, including a series of key baskets as the Spurs fought off Charlotte 98-93 Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Spurs (23-16) led by as many as 16 points before Charlotte (15-24) climbed to within one with less..." January 15
Nets talking to several teams, but officials around league say Nets making second hard push for intel on Charlotte's Lance Stephenson.
Injury Update: @hornets Gary Neal (sore right hamstring) is out tonight vs Spurs. Lance Stephenson (pelvic sprain) will play.
Since Mozgov trade, everyone is calling Denver on Chandler & Afflalo. Heard Heat, Clippers, Hornets have all discussed Afflalo.
Clifford tells media that @hornets Stephenson has gone thru 2 days of practice & contact. If he gets thru shootaround expects him 2 play tom
INJURY UPDATE: Zeller, Hairston will play in today's #CHAvsNYK game - Jefferson, Stephenson, Pargo still inactive.
At The Hive "In one of the more entertaining games of the season, the Hornets played quality team basketball to take down the Pelicans. Oh, and Kemba Walker had 31 points and two insane shots in the clutch. He took that shot one-handed from his waist, while being fouled. Give me a break. And it wasn't just..." January 08
Charlotte Hornets plan to keep forward Jason Maxiell past Wednesday, guaranteeing his contract for the season, league sources tell RealGM.
Lance Stephenson still isn't cleared for change-of-direction movements, so he's nowhere close to playing right now.
Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson will miss at least the next four weeks of games after being diagnosed Tuesday with a strain of an adductor muscle in his left groin. The Hornets announced the diagnosis about 10:30 Tuesday night, but team officials had been preparing for Jefferson to have a..." January 01
Real GM Basketball "Noah Vonleh has been recalled from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants by the Charlotte Hornets. " December 31
INJURY UPDATE: Al Jefferson will be out at least until Saturday's game against Orlando due to a groin strain.
Charlotte Observer "“Turnover-prone” is a label no point guard would want. Kemba Walker sure didn’t like it. So he did something about it. With heavy input from Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Mark Price, Walker changed his ways. He’s now third in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio at 3.7-to-1. Only the Dallas..." December 29
Charlotte Observer "The question Charlotte Hornets fans ask me most: “Why isn’t Noah Vonleh playing more?” Rookie Vonleh was the ninth overall pick in June’s draft. He’s a power forward, which means he’s playing behind Cody Zeller, Marvin Williams and sometimes Jason Maxiell. Entering..." December 28
Lance Stephenson will miss at least next 2 games.
Charlotte planned to make waiver claim on Tarik Black, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. With record, Hornets have strong chance to get him.
Hornets Injury Report vs. ORL Jefferson - Strained Left Groin – Probable Pargo - Low Back Soreness – Out Stephenson - Pelvic Strain – Out
Hornets' Lance Stephenson (pelvic sprain) out tonight and Saturday for sure and Monday might be a reach: http://t.co/7ljfqDRVod