Charlotte Hornets accomplishments and records

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This is a list of the accomplishments and records of the current Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets, known from their creation in 2004 until May 2014 as the Charlotte Bobcats, are an American professional basketball team currently playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The current Hornets are the second NBA team to have played under that name. The original Hornets played in Charlotte from 1988 until moving to New Orleans in 2002; since 2013, they have been known as the New Orleans Pelicans.

Individual accomplishments and awards[edit]

All-NBA Team[edit]

Second Team

Third Team

All-NBA Defensive Team[edit]

First Team[edit]

Second Team[edit]

NBA All-Star[edit]

All-Star Game MVP[edit]

Basketball Hall of Fame[edit]

Retired jerseys[edit]

Coach of the Year[edit]

The Hornets have had no coach awarded yet.

Executive of the Year[edit]

Sixth Man of the Year[edit]

Rookie of the Year[edit]

NBA All-Rookie First Team[edit]

NBA All-Rookie Second Team[edit]

NBA Rising Stars Challenge[edit]

NBA regular season records set/tied by the Hornets[edit]

Team records[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, statistics/records are accurate as at the middle of the 2013–14 season.

Career leaders[edit]

Category Name Years with Team Total
Games Curry, DellDell Curry 1988-1998 701
MP Bogues, MuggsyMuggsy Bogues 1988-1997 19,768
PTS Curry, DellDell Curry 1988-1998 9,839
REB Okafor, EmekaEmeka Okafor 2004–2009 3,516
AST Bogues, MuggsyMuggsy Bogues 1988-1997 5,557
TO Bogues, MuggsyMuggsy Bogues 1988-1997 1,118
STL Bogues, MuggsyMuggsy Bogues 1988-1997 1,067
BLK Mourning, AlonzoAlonzo Mourning 1992-1995 684
FGM Curry, DellDell Curry 1988-1998 3,951
FG% Gattison, KennyKenny Gattison 1989-1995 .528
3PFGM Curry, DellDell Curry 1988-1998 929
3P% Delk, TonyTony Delk 1996–1997 .469
FTM Wallace, GeraldGerald Wallace 2004–2011 1,998
FT% Tripucka, KellyKelly Tripucka 1988–1991 .879

Single-season leaders[edit]

Category Name NBA season Total
MP Rice, GlenGlen Rice 1996–97 3,362
PTS Rice, GlenGlen Rice 1996–97 2,115
REB Johnson, LarryLarry Johnson 1991–92 899
AST Bogues, MuggsyMuggsy Bogues 1989–90 867
TO Davis, BaronBaron Davis 2001–02 246
STL Jones, EddieEddie Jones 1999–2000 192
BLK Mourning, AlonzoAlonzo Mourning 1992–93 271
FGM Johnson, LarryLarry Johnson 1992–93 728
FG% Okafor, EmekaEmeka Okafor 2008–09 .561
3PFGM Richardson, JasonJason Richardson 2007–08 243
3P% Rice, GlenGlen Rice 1996–97 .470
FTM Mourning, AlonzoAlonzo Mourning 1992–93 495
FT% Tripucka, KellyKelly Tripucka 1990–91 .910

Franchise leaders[edit]

All-time Playoff Leaders.

Most points[edit]

  1. David Wesley - 446
  2. Baron Davis - 404
  3. Alonzo Mourning - 302
  4. Elden Campbell - 300
  5. Glen Rice - 288
  6. Larry Johnson - 261
  7. Jamal Mashburn - 249
  8. Anthony Mason - 228
  9. Dell Curry - 216
  10. P.J. Brown - 172

Franchise leaders[edit]

All-time leaders – as of the end of the 2013–14 NBA season. Bold denotes that the player is still active with the team.

Most points[edit]

  1. Dell Curry - 9839
  2. Gerald Wallace – 7437
  3. Larry Johnson - 7405
  4. Glen Rice - 5651
  5. Muggsy Bogues - 5531
  6. Raymond Felton – 5311
  7. David Wesley - 5241
  8. Emeka Okafor – 4630
  9. Alonzo Mourning - 4569
  10. Kendall Gill – 4159

Most rebounds[edit]

  1. Emeka Okafor – 3516
  2. Larry Johnson - 3479
  3. Gerald Wallace – 3398
  4. Anthony Mason - 2354
  5. Alonzo Mourning - 2176
  6. Elden Campbell - 2029
  7. Dell Curry - 2022
  8. Kenny Gattison - 1942
  9. J.R. Reid – 1903
  10. Muggsy Bogues – 1840

Most assists[edit]

  1. Muggsy Bogues - 5557
  2. Raymond Felton – 2573
  3. David Wesley - 1911
  4. Baron Davis - 1605
  5. Larry Johnson - 1553
  6. Brevin Knight – 1497
  7. Dell Curry - 1429
  8. D.J. Augustin – 1248
  9. Kemba Walker – 1207
  10. Kendall Gill - 1125

Most steals[edit]

  1. Muggsy Bogues - 1067
  2. Gerald Wallace – 827
  3. Dell Curry - 747
  4. Raymond Felton – 565
  5. David Wesley - 551
  6. Baron Davis - 439
  7. Kendall Gill - 398
  8. Brevin Knight – 355
  9. Kemba Walker – 306
  10. J.R. Reid - 296
  11. Larry Johnson - 296

Most blocks[edit]

  1. Alonzo Mourning - 684
  2. Emeka Okafor – 621
  3. Gerald Wallace – 531
  4. Elden Campbell - 484
  5. Bismack Biyombo – 344
  6. Kenny Gattison - 283
  7. Vlade Divac - 274
  8. Derrick Coleman - 193
  9. Dell Curry - 186
  10. Tyrus Thomas - 178

Years with team[edit]

  1. Dell Curry - 11
  2. Muggsy Bogues - 10
  3. Matt Carroll – 7
  4. Gerald Wallace – 6 ½
  5. Kenny Gattison - 6
  6. Raymond Felton – 5
  7. Emeka Okafor – 5
  8. Gerald Henderson, Jr.- 5
  9. Larry Johnson -5
  10. David Wesley - 5

Games[edit]

  1. Dell Curry - 701
  2. Muggsy Bogues - 632
  3. Gerald Wallace – 454
  4. Raymond Felton – 399
  5. Matt Carroll – 397
  6. Kenny Gattison - 390
  7. Larry Johnson - 377
  8. David Wesley - 362
  9. Emeka Okafor – 330
  10. J.R. Reid - 325

Minutes[edit]

  1. Muggsy Bogues - 19768
  2. Dell Curry - 17613
  3. Gerald Wallace – 16718
  4. Larry Johnson - 14635
  5. Raymond Felton – 13939
  6. David Wesley - 13046
  7. Emeka Okafor – 11212
  8. Glen Rice - 9799
  9. Anthony Mason - 9424
  10. Boris Diaw – 8918

3-Point field goals made[edit]

  1. Dell Curry - 929
  2. Glen Rice - 508
  3. David Wesley - 390
  4. Raymond Felton – 375
  5. D.J. Augustin – 350
  6. Matt Carroll – 338
  7. Kemba Walker – 285
  8. Baron Davis - 280
  9. Jason Richardson – 270
  10. Gerald Wallace – 267

Minor Stats (Top-5 Leaders only)[edit]

Field Goal Pct:

  1. Kenny Gattison .528
  2. Armen Gilliam .523
  3. Nazr Mohammed .515
  4. Matt Geiger .514
  5. Alonzo Mourning .512

3-Pt Field Goal Pct:

  1. Tony Delk .469
  2. Glen Rice .444
  3. Walter Herrmann .440
  4. Anthony Goldwire .418
  5. Anthony Tolliver .413

Free Throw Pct:

  1. Kelly Tripucka .879
  2. D.J. Augustin .875
  3. Hersey Hawkins .864
  4. P.J. Brown .855
  5. Glen Rice .853

Turnovers:

  1. Muggsy Bogues - 1118
  2. Gerald Wallace – 1024
  3. Raymond Felton – 1021
  4. Dell Curry – 982
  5. Larry Johnson - 892

Personal Fouls:

  1. Dell Curry - 1357
  2. Gerald Wallace – 1254
  3. Muggsy Bogues - 1222
  4. Kenny Gattison - 1164
  5. J.R. Reid - 1021

Statistical leaders[edit]

  • Raymond Felton: Led team in assists per game for 4 straight seasons: 2006–10. Led team in minutes per game: 2008–09. Led team in steals per game: 2009–10. Also played a franchise-high 57 minutes on December 29, 2006.
  • Brevin Knight: Led team in assists per game: 2004–05, 05–06. Team leader in steals per game: 2004–05. Also became the first team captain (along with veteran Steve Smith). First assist in franchise history.[1]
  • Emeka Okafor: Led the team in rebounds per game in all first 5 seasons of existence (2004–09). Led team in blocks per game: 2004–05, 06–07, 07–08, 08–09. Led team in points per game: 2004–05. Led team in minutes per game: 2004–05. Also became just the second player drafted first overall by an expansion team to record a double-double in his first game. Grabbed the franchise's first (defensive) rebound, as well as the first offensive rebound.[2] Nearly had the Bobcats' first triple-double with 19 points, 9 rebounds, and a franchise-best 10 blocked shots. Also has the franchise-high in rebounds with 25.
  • Jason Richardson: Led team in points per game: 2007–08. Led team in minutes per game: 2007–08. First player in franchise history to be NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week twice in the same month (March). Scored a Franchise record 42 points against his former team, the Warriors. He also led the league in three point field goals made in 2007–08.
  • Gerald Wallace: Led team in points per game: 2005–06, 06–07, 08–09. Led team in minutes per game: 2005–06, 06–07, 09–10. Led team in blocks per game: 2005–06, 09–10. Led team in steals per game 4 straight seasons: 2005–09, and barely missed the lead in 09-10 by just 6 steals, but led team again in 2010–11. Led team in rebounds per game: 2009–10, 10–11. Also the first player in franchise history to be named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (November 28, 2005). Scored a franchise-record 41 points, and a franchise-record 27 points in the second half, on March 28, 2006.
  • Stephen Jackson: Led team in points per game: 2009–10, 10–11.
  • D.J. Augustin: Led team in assists per game: 2010–11, 11–12.
  • Tyrus Thomas: Led team in blocks per game: 2010–11.
  • Gerald Henderson, Jr.: Led team in points per game: 2011–12. Team Captain 2012–13.
  • Bismack Biyombo: Led team in rebounds per game: 2011–12, 12–13 and blocks per game: 2011–12, 12–13.
  • Kemba Walker: Led team in scoring: 2012–13. Led team in assists: 2012–13, 13–14. Led team in steals per game: 2011–12, 12–13, 13–14. Team Captain 2013–14.
  • Al Jefferson: Led team in scoring: 2013–14. Led team in rebounds: 2013–14.

Other notable players[edit]

  • Derek Anderson: Tied a franchise-best with six 3-pointers in one game, January 12, 2007.
  • Primož Brezec: Scored the first points in Bobcats history. Also made the first turnover and made the first free throws in franchise history.
  • Jason Hart: Made the first steal in Bobcats history.
  • Jason Kapono: Made the first block in Bobcats history.
  • Steve Smith: Unanimously became the first Bobcats captain (along with veteran Brevin Knight). Scored the franchise's first 3-point field goal.

Playoffs[edit]

In 2009–10, the Bobcats made their first NBA Playoffs-appearance as a seventh seed, being swept in 4 games by the Orlando Magic, who were led by Dwight Howard, Jameer Nelson and Rashard Lewis. The Bobcats' starting-5 were: Stephen Jackson (scoring leader), Gerald Wallace (rebound leader), Raymond Felton (assist leader), Boris Diaw and veteran Theo Ratliff, with Tyrus Thomas, D.J. Augustin, Tyson Chandler and Gerald Henderson Jr. as their main subs.

In 2013-14, the Bobcats made their second NBA Playoffs-appearance as a seventh seed, being swept in 4 games by the Miami Heat who are led by LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The Bobcats' starting-5 were: Gerald Henderson Jr., Kemba Walker (assist leader), Al Jefferson (scoring and rebound leader), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Josh McRoberts, with Gary Neal, Cody Zeller, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Anthony Tolliver and Bismack Biyombo as their main subs.

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