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Panthers Announce 2018 Preseason Schedule

By at April 12, 2018 | 9:46 am | 0 Comment

Panthers Announce 2018 Preseason Schedule

The Panthers will face three playoff teams, Buffalo, New England and Pittsburgh, in the 2018 preseason as announced by the league on Wednesday. Carolina hosts Miami and New England, while traveling to Buffalo and Pittsburgh. For the fifth consecutive preseason, all four...

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Hornets Name Mitch Kupchak President of Basketball Operations & GM

By at April 9, 2018 | 2:28 pm | 0 Comment

Hornets Name Mitch Kupchak President of Basketball Operations & GM

Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan announced today that the team has named Mitch Kupchak President of Basketball Operations & General Manager. Kupchak, who brings more than 30 years of NBA front office experience to Charlotte, including 17 seasons as an NBA...

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Are the Charlotte Hornets Losing Their Fan Base?

By at April 1, 2018 | 4:08 pm | 0 Comment

Are the Charlotte Hornets Losing Their Fan Base?

Chris Jenkins recaps the 76ers 119 to 102 victory over the Charlotte Hornets and also asks the question, are the Charlotte Hornets losing their fan...

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Panthers Re-Sign G Amini Silatolu

By at March 26, 2018 | 3:36 pm | 0 Comment

Panthers Re-Sign G Amini Silatolu

The Carolina Panthers have re-signed unrestricted free agent guard Amini Silatolu to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday. Silatolu enters his sixth season with the Panthers in 2018. He played for Carolina from 2012-15 and then again in 2017. Silatolu attended...

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Panthers Re-Sign CB LaDarius Gunter

By at March 26, 2018 | 2:12 pm | 0 Comment

Panthers Re-Sign CB LaDarius Gunter

The Carolina Panthers have re-signed free agent cornerback LaDarius Gunter to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday. Gunter was claimed by the Panthers from Green Bay in Week 2 of the 2017 season. He saw action in four regular season games, primarily on special...

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Panthers Sign G Jeremiah Sirles

By at March 23, 2018 | 3:20 pm | 0 Comment

Panthers Sign G Jeremiah Sirles

The Carolina Panthers have signed free agent guard Jeremiah Sirles. Sirles enters his fifth season in the NFL as he spent the last three seasons with the Minnesota Vikings and was signed by San Diego in 2014 out of Nebraska. In 2017, Sirles played in 14 regular season...

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Panthers Sign CB Cockrell, S Searcy

By at March 23, 2018 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

Panthers Sign CB Cockrell, S Searcy

The Carolina Panthers have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback Ross Cockrell and free agent safety Da’Norris Searcy. It marks a homecoming for both players as Cockrell played collegiately at Duke and Searcy at North Carolina. Both players signed two-year contracts...

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Carolina Panthers Re-Sign Defensive End Julius Peppers To One-Year Contract

By at March 14, 2018 | 2:02 pm | 0 Comment

Carolina Panthers Re-Sign Defensive End Julius Peppers To One-Year Contract

The Carolina Panthers have re-signed defensive end Julius Peppers to a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday. Peppers will be entering his 17th season in the NFL and 10th season with the Panthers. Last year, he returned to Carolina from Green Bay and tied for...

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Panthers Sign Gano To Long-Term Contract

By at March 6, 2018 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment

Panthers Sign Gano To Long-Term Contract

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that the team has signed a four-year contract with kicker Graham Gano. Gano is now under contract with Carolina through the 2021 season. In 2017, Gano put together one of the best statistical seasons for a kicker in franchise...

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Panthers release Jonathan Stewart

By at March 1, 2018 | 4:00 pm | 0 Comment

Panthers release Jonathan Stewart

The Carolina Panthers have released running back Jonathan Stewart, the team announced on Wednesday. Stewart played all 10 of his professional seasons with the Panthers after being drafted by Carolina in the first round of the 2008 draft out of Oregon. Stewart became the...

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“Voice of the Hornets” Steve Martin to Retire at End of 2017-18 Season

By at February 27, 2018 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

“Voice of the Hornets” Steve Martin to Retire at End of 2017-18 Season

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that radio play-by-play announcer Steve Martin will retire at the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.  Martin will conclude a career that has spanned 30 NBA seasons, including the entire history of NBA basketball in Charlotte, and 50...

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Panthers Release Kurt Coleman and Charles Johnson

By at February 26, 2018 | 4:36 pm | 0 Comment

Panthers Release Kurt Coleman and Charles Johnson

The Carolina Panthers have terminated vested veterans safety Kurt Coleman and defensive end Charles Johnson, the team announced on Monday. Coleman played the last three seasons with Carolina after starting his career with Philadelphia and Kansas City. Over those three...

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Hurney Named Panthers General Manager

By at February 21, 2018 | 12:41 pm | 0 Comment

Hurney Named Panthers General Manager

Marty Hurney, who served as the Carolina Panthers interim general manager in 2017, was named the team’s general manager on Wednesday, the Panthers announced. “We are very fortunate to have Marty as our general manager after he did an exceptional job in the interim...

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Hornets To Not Extend Contract of General Manager Rich Cho

By at February 20, 2018 | 12:24 pm | 0 Comment

Hornets To Not Extend Contract of General Manager Rich Cho

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the team will not extend the contract of General Manager Rich Cho. The Hornets will begin a search for a new general manager immediately. “I want to thank Rich for all of his hard work with the Charlotte Hornets organization...

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Kemba Walker Named Easter Conference All-Star

By at February 9, 2018 | 9:52 am | 0 Comment

Kemba Walker Named Easter Conference All-Star

The NBA today announced that Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker has been selected by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as a reserve from the Eastern Conference in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. It marks the second-consecutive NBA All-Star selection for Walker, who replaces the...

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Charlotte Hornets Acquire Center Willy Hernangomez From Knicks

By at February 7, 2018 | 2:33 pm | 0 Comment

Charlotte Hornets Acquire Center Willy Hernangomez From Knicks

Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has acquired center Willy Hernangomez from the New York Knicks in exchange for forward Johnny O’Bryant and Charlotte’s 2020 and 2021 second-round draft picks.   “We’re excited to add...

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NBA Unveils Logo For 2019 All-Star Weekend In Charlotte

By at February 1, 2018 | 2:38 pm | 0 Comment

NBA Unveils Logo For 2019 All-Star Weekend In Charlotte

The NBA today unveiled the logo for NBA All-Star 2019, which will take place February 15-17, 2019, in Charlotte.  The logo pays tribute to the Hornets and the city of Charlotte by featuring the team’s iconic teal and purple colors, along with three icons – a crown,...

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Panthers Announce Coaching Moves

By at February 1, 2018 | 2:34 pm | 0 Comment

Panthers Announce Coaching Moves

The Carolina Panthers have named Chase Blackburn special teams coordinator, Brady Hoke defensive line coach, Steve Russ linebackers coach, Scott Turner quarterbacks coach, Heath Farwell assistant special teams coach, and Travelle Wharton assistant offensive line...

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Hornets To Honor Local Icon with Steve Smith Night on March 10

By at January 26, 2018 | 2:50 pm | 0 Comment

Hornets To Honor Local Icon with Steve Smith Night on March 10

The Charlotte Hornets today announced that they will once again honor a local icon with Steve Smith Night on Saturday, March 10, when the team hosts the Phoenix Suns.  The first 7,500 fans in attendance will receive a bobblehead of the retired NFL star, and the night will...

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Norv Turner Speaks With Charlotte Media For First Time

By at January 23, 2018 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment

Norv Turner Speaks With Charlotte Media For First Time

Here's my thoughts on Norv Turners phone call with the media as well as a few updates on the team for the week. Click on image below for full...

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