2018 SeasonAll times ET

2018 Schedule
36-46, 3rd in Southeast
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5d

D12: Van Gundy moment 'worst day of my life'

Dwight Howard recalled with bitterness the time he famously put his arm around Stan Van Gundy after his then-coach with the Magic had told media Howard wanted him fired.

Howard's Van Gundy impression brings down the house (1:56)
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8d

Who's out, who's in: NBA coaching changes

At least nine NBA teams will have a different coach than the one that started the 2017-18 season. Keep up with every change on the sidelines here.

Mangok Mathiang's road to the NBA (9:04)
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22dNick Metallinos

Mangok Mathiang's "very unreal" journey

From South Sudan to Australia to being drafted to the NBA and learning from Dwight Howard and Michael Jordan, Mangok Mathiang has enjoyed a "very unreal" journey. And it's far from over, writes Nick Metallinos.

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40dAdrian Wojnarowski

Spurs assistant Borrego named Hornets coach

James Borrego has started work on building his staff in Charlotte after agreeing to be the new coach of the Hornets. The two sides reached agreement on a four-year deal, league sources told ESPN.

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42dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets finalizing deal to hire Borrego

The Hornets are finalizing a head-coaching deal for James Borrego, who has been an assistant with the Spurs, Pelicans and Magic since 2003.

Dwight Howard: I don't know if I can watch Rockets win a title (2:07)
Dwight rediscovering passion for basketball (2:31)
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45dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets zero in on Borrego, Larranaga

The Hornets will interview Spurs assistant James Borrego and Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga for a second time. Both will meet with Hornets brass, including Michael Jordan, this weekend.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Ex-NBA head coach Jim Cleamons had an informal phone conversation with Bucks general manager Jon Horst this morning in regards to their head coach opening, a source said. Cleamons, who was an assistant coach when Michael Jordan starred with the Chicago Bulls, is also getting interest for head coach openings with Jordan's Charlotte Hornets and Chicago State. Cleamons, 68, won an NBA championship as a player with the Lakers and nine as an assistant coach with the Bulls and Lakers.

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58dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets to interview Spurs' Udoka

The Hornets will interview Ime Udoka for their head-coaching vacancy this week, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. He joins fellow Spurs assistant Ettore Messina and David Fizdale as candidates for the job.

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59dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets to meet Messina, Fizdale

Spurs assistant Ettore Messina and former Grizzlies coach David Fizdale will interview for the Hornets job, league sources told ESPN.

Lance throws nice bounce pass to Leaf for lay-in (0:15)
Kaminsky drills half-court heave at buzzer (0:23)
Stephenson rejects Howard at rim (0:30)
72d

Sabonis scores career-high 30, Pacers beat Hornets 123-117

Domantas Sabonis scored a career-high 30 points, Victor Oladipo had 27 points on 12-of-15 shooting and the Indiana Pacers beat the Charlotte Hornets 123-117 on Sunday to keep alive their slim hopes of winning the Central Division title.

Kemba converts layup for 3-point chance (0:20)
Williams throws down the hammer (0:17)

Team Stats

Points Per Game108.210th
Rebounds Per Game45.5Tied-3rd
Assists Per Game21.624th
Points Allowed108.019th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-183646.439
2016-173646.439
2015-164834.585
2014-153349.402
2013-144339.524