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Alex

I agree with your all-time Hornets team, except I think I would replace Baron with Kelly Tripucka.

James

"My team is Bogues and Curry, Larry Johnson, Alonzo Mourning and Baron Davis."

I'm with you there for the starting lineup. I think players like Rice, Mashburn, and Divac would be on the bench. Maybe even a Tripucka or Armon Gilliam or Johnny Newman would ride the pine.

BK

Tom-

You are leaving off some of the best Hornets ever (positions are off on some, I know, but you got to get them all on the court)

C- Tim Kempton
PF- Dave Hoppen
SF- Armen Gilliam
SG- Earl "The Twirl" Cureton
PG- Michael Holton
BENCH
Randolph Keys
Robert Reid
Eric Leckner
Johnny Newman
Ron Grandison
David Wingate
Tom Hammonds

TomC

Dale Curry
Muggsy Bogues
"Dr K" Tim Kempton
Kurt Rambis
Kenny Gattison
Robert Reid
Rex Chapman
Earl Cureton
Alonzo Mourning

Most of these players weren't "stars" but they were fun to watch.

These are the guys that made me show up at the coliseum, or stay up late, radio to my ear, listening to west coast games.

Those days are gone.


Malichae Neese

Top 5 of all time:

Muggsey
Alonzo
Dell
Rambis
Chapman

Coming off the bench: Tony Bennett and Robert Tractor Traylor.

The two most worthless Hornets? Ricky Davis and Kendall Gill. I saw Gill on some kind of pseudo celebrity sports challenge on tv the other night....what a tool.

Malichae Neese

Top 5 of all time:

Muggsey
Alonzo
Dell
Rambis
Chapman

Coming off the bench: Tony Bennett and Robert Tractor Traylor.

The two most worthless Hornets? Ricky Davis and Kendall Gill. I saw Gill on some kind of pseudo celebrity sports challenge on tv the other night....what a tool.

FtMill49er

12 Player Roster
***1st Team***
Alonzo Mourning C
Larry Johnson PF
Baron Davis PG
Glen Rice SF
Eddie Jones SG
***2nd Team***
Muggsy Bogues PG
Anthony Mason PF
Brad Miller C
Del Curry SG
Jamal Mashburn SF
***Rounding out the 12 man roster***
Vlade Divac C
Kobe Bryant (he was a Hornet for 5 minutes)

Some of the final Hornet seasons were the best even though attendance was fading. We actually had a chance to reach the finals if it were not for a Mashburn illness one year and a Mashburn injury the next. Seems some of the other posters only remember the early days of the franchise.

Justin Carpenter

Tom-

First, the fact that you mentioned Kenny Gattison is fantastic. What a stand-up, hard-nosed player. Not enough guys like that in the league anymore. Second, Rambis and Tripucka have to make the list.

BK-

Thanks for reminding me of Johnny Newman. An excellent selection.

CHris

Man, I loved the Hornets! They were my favorite team out of all pro sports. I wonder if they have never left would I still be as uninterested in the NBA as I am now.

Michael Procton

The ALL-TIME Hornets team was the team of movers that took thier sorry A$$ to New Orleans.

Row

U guys are forgettin guys like David Wesley and elden campbell

Rodney Wilkins

How about Derrick Coleman, the greatest Hornet of them all. Remember when he walked off the court during a playoff game and went to the locker room before it was over?

Willie Hartwell

When the poster mentioned David Wesley, I remembered Bobby Phills. Wesley and Phills were awesome...hard-nosed, smart players who gave it everything they had. My three regrets about the Bobcats: 1. They canceled the opening prayer; 2. They took down Phills jersey that was hung in the coliseum rafters (don't know if it is up in NOLA, but I doubt it) and Paul Silas is not the coach.

Yusef Armani

Too many games. No urgency to win. Too much cash. More emphasis on one on one versus team. The games are up and down depending on whether the team partied the night before or got some sleep. Who cares who wins? At one time, people really, really cared.

B. Hider

If this is supposed to be an "All-Time HORNETS" team, I'm suprised that CP3 is getting no love (someone even mentioned Kobe). And Bobby Phills's jersey proudly hangs in the rafters of the New Orleans Arena (next to Pistol Pete's).

Coach:
Paul Silas

1st Team:
PG- Muggsy Bogues
SG- Del Curry
SF- Jamal Mashburn
PF- Larry Johnson
C- Alonzo Mourning

Bench:
PG- Chris Paul
SG- Eddie Jones
SF- Anthony Mason
SF- Glen Rice
PF- P.J. Brown
C- Elden Campbell
C- Vlade Divac

Injured Reserve:
Baron Davis (where he likes it)

Justin Carpenter

Bobby Phills- good call.

TypeKey

Grand ma ma
Mugsey
Alonzo
Del Curry
Rex "the 3 pt king" Chapman

Man it sure was fun to care about an NBA team wasn't it?

Ed V

One of my greatest(or infamous) moments to remember was the day that the scoreboard fell!

Grand ma ma
Rex
Mugsy
Dell Curry
ZO

Chris (Charlotte, NC)

For their time in Charlotte
Zo
LJ
Bogues
Curry
Chapman

As a Bobcats season ticket holder, I can't

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