Charlotte Hornets accomplishments and records

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Muggsy Bogues is the Hornets' all-time leader in Assists, Minutes, and Steals.
Emeka Okafor won Rookie of the Year honors in 2005 and is the Hornets' all-time leader in Rebounds

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 records[edit]

Franchise leaders[edit]

Bold denotes still active with team.

Italic denotes still active but not with team.Points scored (regular season)

(As of the end of the 2017–18 season)[1]

  1. Kemba Walker (9,907)
  2. Dell Curry (9,839)
  3. Gerald Wallace (7,437)
  4. Larry Johnson (7,405)
  5. Glen Rice (5,651)
  6. Muggsy Bogues (5,531)
  7. Raymond Felton (5,311)
  8. David Wesley (5,241)
  9. Gerald Henderson (4,701)
  10. Emeka Okafor (4,630)
  11. Alonzo Mourning (4,569)
  12. Kendall Gill (4,159)
  13. Rex Chapman (3,574)
  14. Elden Campbell (3,573)
  15. Kelly Tripucka (3,379)
  16. Kenny Gattison (3,289)
  17. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (3,263)
  18. Al Jefferson (3,238)
  19. Johnny Newman (3,208)
  20. Anthony Mason (3,173)

Other statistics (regular season)[edit]

(as of the end of the 2017–18 season)[1]

Most minutes played
Player Minutes
Muggsy Bogues 19,768
Kemba Walker 17,744
Dell Curry 17,613
Gerald Wallace 16,718
Larry Johnson 14,635
Raymond Felton 13,939
David Wesley 13,046
Emeka Okafor 11,212
Gerald Henderson 10,756
Glen Rice 9,799
Most rebounds
Player Rebounds
Emeka Okafor 3,516
Larry Johnson 3,479
Gerald Wallace 3,398
Anthony Mason 2,354
Alonzo Mourning 2,176
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 2,107
Elden Campbell 2,029
Dell Curry 2,022
Kemba Walker 1,955
Kenny Gattison 1,942
Most assists
Player Assists
Muggsy Bogues 5,557
Kemba Walker 2,824
Raymond Felton 2,573
David Wesley 1,911
Baron Davis 1,605
Larry Johnson 1,553
Brevin Knight 1,497
Dell Curry 1,429
D. J. Augustin 1,248
Nicolas Batum 1,208

Individual Accomplishments and Awards[edit]

All-NBA Team[edit]

Second Team[edit]

Third Team[edit]

All-NBA Defensive Team[edit]

First Team[edit]

Second Team[edit]

Executive of the Year[edit]

Sixth Man of the Year[edit]

Larry Johnson won Rookie of the Year honors in 1992.

All-Stars and All-Star Weekend participants[edit]

Gerald Wallace was selected as NBA All-Stars in 2010.

NBA All-Stars[edit]

All-Star Game MVP[edit]

NBA Rising Stars Challenge[edit]

Slam Dunk Contest[edit]

Three-point Shootout[edit]

Basketball Hall of Famers[edit]

Charlotte Hornets Hall of Famers
Players
No. Name Position Tenure Inducted
00 Robert Parish C 1994–96 2003
33 Alonzo Mourning C/F 1992–95 2014
Coaches
Name Position Tenure Inducted
Dave Cowens 1 Coach 1996–99 1991
Larry Brown 2 Coach 2008–10 2002

Notes:

  • 1 Inducted as player.
  • 2 Coached the team when they were known as the Charlotte Bobcats.

FIBA Hall of Famers[edit]

Charlotte Hornets Hall of Famers
Players
No. Name Position Tenure Inducted
12 Vlade Divac C 1996–98 2010

Retired numbers[edit]

Charlotte Hornets retired numbers
No. Player Position Tenure
13 Bobby Phills G 1997–2000
  • The Charlotte Hornets retired Phills' number on February 9, 2000 after he was killed in an automobile accident in Charlotte. His jersey hung from the rafters of the Charlotte Coliseum until the franchise relocated in May 2002. It was displayed in the New Orleans Arena until the franchise became the Pelicans in 2013. On November 1, 2014, his jersey was returned to Charlotte, where it was re-honored and currently hangs in Spectrum Center.[2][3][4]

Other franchise records[edit]

Team (regular season)[edit]

  • Largest margin of victory in a game – 61 (Score: 140 – 79) Mar. 22, 2018 vs. Memphis [5]
  • Largest margin of victory in a playoffs game - 30 (Score: 119 – 89) May 3, 1993 vs. Boston Celtics [6]

in Eastern Conference First Round

  • Biggest comeback to win a game – 24 Oct 29, 2014 vs. Milwaukee[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Charlotte Hornets Players | Basketball-Reference.com". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  2. ^ "Hornets to Bring Phills' Retired Jersey Back to Charlotte". Charlotte Hornets. October 23, 2014. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
  3. ^ "Phills' No. 13 jersey raised again in Charlotte". USA Today. Associated Press. November 1, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "Charlotte Hornets re-hang Bobby Phills' jersey Saturday night". WGHP Fox 8. November 2, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
  5. ^ "What record did Kemba Walker break in the Charlotte Hornets' blowout win?". Charlotte Observer. March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  6. ^ http://www.landofbasketball.com/teams/stats/biggest_wins_hornets.htm
  7. ^ "Charlotte Hornets comeback starts with boos". News & Observer. October 29, 2014. Retrieved March 23, 2018.