Forward Cody Zeller played really well on Sunday as the Charlotte Hornets beat the LA Clippers over in China. This is the type of performance head coach Steve Clifford needs to see from Zeller on a regular basis.
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Kidd-Gilchrist has surgery, out 6 months
Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had surgery on a torn labrum on his right shoulder suffered Saturday. Typical recovery for this surgery is 6 months. Kidd-Gilchrist averaged 10.9 points and 7.6 rebounds last season.
Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss six months after having right shoulder surgery Tuesday night.
We're about to see just how much a single player can affect a defense.
Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss an extended period of time after an MRI revealed he has a torn labrum in his right shoulder.
Report: MKG suffers shoulder injury
The Hornets have announced F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has a torn labrum in his right shoulder. MKG could miss up to 6 months, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. The 2012 No. 2 overall pick averaged 10.9 points and 7.6 rebounds per game last season.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's injury doesn't only severely hurt the Hornets' defense and playoff hopes. It also puts the jobs of head coach Steve Clifford and GM Rich Cho in jeopardy.
Chris Bosh returned to the Miami Heat lineup and scored 14 points in a 90-77 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night in a preseason game.
Kidd-Gilchrist dislocates shoulder
Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a dislocated right shoulder in the team's preseason game against the Magic Saturday. X-rays were negative, but he has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Heat.
X-rays on Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were negative but revealed a dislocation of his right shoulder after Kidd-Gilchrist left Saturday's exhibition win over the Magic, the team said.
Jeremy Lin had 17 points, Jeremy Lamb added 16 and the Charlotte Hornets held on to beat the Orlando Magic 106-100 on Saturday night in their exhibition opener.
The Hornets' new big man will need to work on his mid-range jumper in order to find playing time on the court.
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Cody Zeller makes leap in rankings
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Jeremy Lamb approaches the end of his rookie-scale contract with a chance to impress in Charlotte after three unremarkable seasons in Oklahoma City.
Two Hornets in next round of rankings
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Charlotte Hornets rookie forward Frank Kaminsky met with the local media on Friday and during the Q&A he wanted to set the record straight regarding his personality.
The Hornets added depth at each position that should make it interesting to watch as they prepare for the season.
One Hornet in next round of rankings
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