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OKC beats Charlotte at Summer League

Frank Kaminsky's off-balance jumper at the buzzer was off, and the Thunder escaped with a 2-point win in Orlando. Kaminsky did finish with 19 points and 12 rebounds in his NBA debut. Semaj Christon had 14 points and 10 assists for the Thunder.

Kaminsky picks up the pace

After scoring just 4 points in the first half, Hornets rookie Frank Kaminsky dropped 15 in the third quarter, helping Charlotte take a 4-point lead into the 4th at Orlando Summer League.

Slow summer start for Kaminsky

Hornets lottery pick Frank Kaminsky was just 2-of-9 from the field in the first half of his Summer League debut, and Charlotte trails OKC by 4 at halftime in Orlando.

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Kaminsky ready for NBA debut

Frank Kaminsky, the No. 9 pick in the 2015 NBA draft, will take the court in Orlando as the Hornets' Summer League squad takes on the Thunder.

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Ewing setting bar high for Kaminsky

After a rusty performance in his first Hornets practice, Frank Kaminsky figures to draw plenty attention in the Orlando Summer League. His summer coach, Patrick Ewing, is expecting a lot out of him. Five to watch

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Report: Hornets planning to win now

Every team has a philosophy how they are going to approach the following season. Based on the offseason transactions of the Charlotte Hornets, they are clearly looking to make a push back the playoffs.

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Agent: Ed Davis agrees to deal with Blazers

Ed Davis is leaving Los Angeles for the Portland Trail Blazers. Now, like most of the rest of the league, he's waiting for LaMarcus Aldridge to make a decision and determine just how big Davis' r

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Report: Aaron Harrison to compete for Hornets roster spot

Aaron Harrison, the leading scorer of the 38-1 Kentucky Wildcats, will play for the Charlotte Hornets' summer league team. Harrison went undrafted while six of his teammates heard their name called on draft night.

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Report: Kaminsky looked rusty in first practice

The Charlotte Hornets summer league team had their first practice on Wednesday as they prepare for the event in Orlando. Top pick Frank Kaminsky participated in the practice and he could have done better according to an assistant coach.

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No qualifying offer for Biyombo

Charlotte did not tender Bismack Biyombo a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent as of July 1, sources told ESPN's Chris Broussard. The 22-year-old big man averaged 4.8 PPG and 6.4 RPG last season. Hornets pass on QO

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Sources: Hornets don't extend Biyombo offer

The Charlotte Hornets did not tender Bismack Biyombo a qualifying offer, making him a free agent as of July 1, sources told ESPN's Chris Broussard.

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Hornets bold draft could pay off

Instead of going for scoring with swingmen like Justise Winslow or Devin Booker, Charlotte went big by taking Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky with the No. 9 pick. It's a risky move, but it's aggressive and that deserves a thumbs-up from ESPN's Michael Wallace. Draft thumbs-up or thumbs-down

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Sources: Celtics dangled up to 6 picks for No. 9

The Celtics made a strong final push to trade up into the top 10 in the draft, culminating in an offer to the Hornets that included as many as six draft picks, sources said.

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Should Hornets have opted for Winslow?

Chad Ford isn't down on Frank Kaminsky, but he thinks Justise Winslow was a much better value at No. 9 overall. Sure, Winslow -- who has a similar skillset to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist -- wouldn't fit as well as Kaminsky does, but with that kind of talent, you take Winslow and figure it out later. Ford's complete draft grades (Insider)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game94.228th
Rebounds Per Game44.110th
Assists Per Game20.228th
Points Allowed97.37th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-153349.402
2013-144339.524
2012-132161.256
2011-12759.106
2010-113448.414

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