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2019-20 Season Previews

James Borrego enters his second season as the unquestioned leader of his team

With Kemba Walker gone, there’s no doubting whose team this is.

Terry Rozier will need to become a more efficient scorer as a starter for the Charlotte Hornets

As he makes the move from the Boston Celtics to the Charlotte Hornets, Terry Rozier will finally get his chance to lead an offense

Miles Bridges looks to take a step forward in his second NBA season

A main part of the team’s rebuild, this season will grant the second-year forward plenty of opportunity.

Dwayne Bacon possesses all the tools needed for a breakout year in 2019-2020

Can the third year pro take the reins of the Hornets offense, establishing himself as one of the best players on the roster?

Cody Zeller’s biggest contribution this year will be to just stay healthy

The big man has had his last two seasons derailed by injuries. Hopefully that changes this season.

Devonte’ Graham has to try and fill the void

Kemba Walker has been replaced, and Tony Parker is gone. It’s time for the second-year pro to step up.

PJ Washington will be a major player for the Hornets as a rookie

After missing Summer League, Washington has flown under the radar, but he could be in for a big rookie season.

Marvin Williams is the trusty veteran this young Hornets team needs

Williams enters his fifteenth season surrounded by a Hornets roster full of youth and uncertainty.

Malik Monk enters a make-or-break year for the Hornets

Now is the time for the third year pro to get his career on track.

Willy Hernangomez has a chance to solidify his spot in the Hornets rotation this season

The big man is coming off a World Cup win with the Spanish national team and is looking to parlay that into a successful NBA campaign.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has one more chance to prove he can be a part of the Hornets future

The forward enters his eighth NBA season surrounded by the same questions that have followed him throughout his career.

Nicolas Batum will become a veteran mentor on a young, rebuilding Hornets team

His age and salary don’t fit into the Hornets long-term plans, but Nic Batum will help the young guys develop

Bismack Biyombo will try to carve out a role in what will likely be his last season in Charlotte

The big man is set to become a free agent at the end of the season.

Cody Martin will bring a new dimension to the Hornets offense

The former Nevada wing has the versatility that makes him stand out from the pack.

Thomas Welsh will try to find his niche as a Frank Kaminsky replacement

The smooth shooting big man will provide an interesting wrinkle to the Hornets offense, provided he sticks around.

2019-20 Season Preview: The two-way players

The Hornets two-way players may see more court time this year than they have in seasons past.