The Charlotte Hornets will honor the late Bobby Phills and re-hang his retired No. 13 jersey in a halftime ceremony against Memphis on 11/1.
The Charlotte Hornets announced they will honor the late Bobby Phills and re-hang his retired No. 13 jersey in a halftime ceremony Nov. 1
The Charlotte Hornets have announced the team will honor and re-hang the jersey of deceased guard Bobby Phills during a ceremony on Nov 1
Hornets will rehang Bobby Phills' retired jersey at TWC Arena a week from Saturday at halftime of game vs. Grizzlies.
The Hornets are retiring Bobby Phills' #13 jersey at halftime of opening night, team announces. Phills was killed in a car crash in 2000.
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Hornets injury-ridden. Stephenson (groin) not at practice. Zeller (hand) and Vonleh (ankle) both sat out contact drills.
Um, yeah. Yet the single biggest push-back I heard about my pre-camp predictions was the Heat still finishing ahead of the Hornets.
Frankly, first thing Hornets should do in that regard is put Bobby Phills' jersey in the rafters, simply as a nod to Pelicans' accommodation
If you want to chat Hornets, I'll be at the Observer booth at Buzzfest Friday at 7 p.m.. and Saturday at 3 p.m. Unless, you know, Powerball.
This is no big surprise, but Hornets intend to wear their alternative teal uniforms opening night.
At least two wing players will sit for the Hornets because, as Clifford put it, "intramural substitutions" don't work in the NBA.
Gerald Henderson (hamstring) tells me he did some running and shooting today. He hopes to play in Hornets' final exhibition.
P.J. Hairston missed a 3 at the buzzer. Hornets lose 117-114 in OT.
Hornets hit the shot-clock hat trick.
Gary Neal has obviously had the Hornets' best preseason. Second is MKG. Cody Zeller has been up-and-down but showing progress.
The Hornets have erased a 17 point third quarter deficit on the strength of their defense. New game at 77-77.
Hornets delay-of-game warning.
Halftime: Hawks 58, Hornets 43
One could even say he's having a "Kirk Hinrich against the Hornets" type game.
Hornets second unit right now can be described as the very young meets the very old.
Hairston 3-pointer gives the Hornets a 19-17 lead with 3:28 left in first quarter.