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5dMatt Walks, ESPN.com

Reimagining NBA mascots as cartoon characters

A two-man, Montreal-based design firm released a batch of 16 reimagined NBA mascots that look like they were taken straight out of Looney Tunes.

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6dMatt Walks, ESPN.com

The best (and worst) Charlotte teams in history

According to FiveThirtyEight, Charlotte peaked as a franchise on April 7, 2010, the night of a a one-point road win over the New Orleans Hornets.

8dESPN Stats & Information

Charlotte Hornets' Salary: By the Numbers

The Charlotte Hornets rank 51st of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report revealing the sports franchises that spend the most on their players.

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14dIan Begley

Wolves win NBA draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost 66 games during the 2014-15 season, but they won big Tuesday night. The Wolves won the NBA lottery and will pick first in this year's draft.

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Hornets by the numbers: Defense tightens up after new year

The Charlotte Hornets finished the 2014-15 season with a 33-49 record, but their defense was a bright spot in their losing season. Since Jan. 1, the Hornets led the NBA in opponent field goal percentage (.

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23dBradford Doolittle

Doolittle: Hornets NBA draft guide

Bradford Doolittle breaks down the Charlotte Hornets' draft profile, needs and potential 2015 picks.

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On this day, Davis denied game-winning shot

On April 27, 2002, the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Orlando Magic 110-100 in overtime in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.The game is best-known for Hornets guard Baron Davis' apparent game-winning 3-pointer at the end of regulation that was waved off by referee Bernie Fryer.

38dESPN Stats and Information Group

Hornets by the numbers: Cleaning the glass

The Charlotte Hornets allowed 8.9 offensive rebounds per game, fewest in the NBA, during the 2014-15 season and led the league in defensive rebound percentage at 79.

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33dChad Ford and Kevin Pelton

Lottery fits for Magic, Kings, Pistons, Hornets

Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton examine the key needs and potential draft solutions for four NBA teams positioned to pick in the mid-lottery: the Magic, Kings, Pistons and Hornets.

44dNick Borges. Rumor Central

Hornets need for shooters

Hornets ranked 29th in FG percentage and 30th in 3-point percentage this season.

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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