Charlotte Hornets rookie forward Miles Bridges scored 15 points in the team’s 114-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings, proving that his film study is helping him evolve beyond just the slam dunks he has become known for.
Forwards Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Miles Bridges were the best of the second unit Thursday against Sacramento, but everything the bench does revolves around the point guard who started the vast majority of 17-plus NBA seasons.
The Spectrum Center in uptown Charlotte will host the 2019 NBA All-Star Game at 8 p.m. Feb. 17. NBA All-Star Weekend includes many other events in the Queen City, lots of them open to fans of the sport.
Recently added at the Spectrum Center uptown is a small room for nursing mothers, the Hornets said in a statement this week. In addition, the Spectrum Center is now certified as a sensory inclusive venue.
Jim Kobos explains why he took part-time work as an usher for the Charlotte Knights (at BB&T Ballpark) and the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets (at Spectrum Center) — and why he does so much dancing on the job.
In December 1991, Dennis Easterling climbed atop a LongHorn Steakhouse billboard on Independence Boulevard and vowed to stay until the Charlotte Hornets won two straight games. Easterling would stay on the billboard for 35 days.