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At The Hive votes Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as the Hornets' most valuable asset

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We've finally reached the end of our first asset countdown. The results may surprise you.

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After five days of voting, the results are in and At The Hive has voted Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as the team's most valuable asset. Kidd-Gilchrist won over Al Jefferson by a mere two votes, suggesting that readers were split on the decision. Still, there had to be a winner, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is that man.

Let's take a look at how the Hornets' assets ranked in our countdown. Readers were asked to vote for the least valuable asset until there was only one player left, while factoring in talent, age, contract, and potential.

1. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

2. Al Jefferson

3. Kemba Walker

4. Lance Stephenson

5. Noah Vonleh

6. Cody Zeller

7. First round pick

8. P.J. Hairston

9. Gerald Henderson

10. Marvin Williams

11. Jeff Taylor

12. Brian Roberts

13. Bismack Biyombo

14. Gary Neal

15. Second round pick

16. Jannero Pargo

Most people would agree that players one through nine are rated fairly accurately, but players 10 through 16 might spark some debate. Early in the season, Gary Neal and Bismack Biyombo have proven to be rare bright spots for the team. Neal's scoring has helped a desperate Hornets offense immensely, and Biyombo's hustle and defense have often sparked fastbreaks and subsequent offensive runs.

Chances are that when we revisit the countdown in April, many readers will see things differently. Perhaps Cody Zeller improves dramatically. Maybe Kemba Walker's slump is actually the new norm. Hey, maybe Bismack Biyombo shows promise as a two-way player. All of these things are within the realm of possibility, and it will be interesting to see how things play out.

This exercise was eye-opening for both fans and staff at At The Hive, too. Too often, debates about what player is better than another devolve into full-on arguments, so it's nice to see this information compiled in a way that reflects the site as a whole.

What do you think about the rankings? Share your list in the comments.