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List Rules Top Charlotte Hornets and Bobcats players only.

While they haven't won a championship yet, the best Charlotte Hornets players are due to get one soon. Known for a short time as the Charlotte Bobcats, the franchise has an interesting--though convoluted--story. Formed originally in 1988, the Hornets franchise moved to New Orleans in 2002. The NBA then formed the Charlotte Bobcats in 2004 as a new franchise. But in 2013, the New Orleans Hornets rebranded themselves as the Pelicans and returned the Hornets franchise to Charlotte.

Now that we have the history out of the name, we need to find out who are the best Charlotte Hornets / Bobcats players of all time. Record-wise, the Hornets have been pretty much one of the worst teams in the NBA. However, they have drafted a number of promising players that have potential.

They may not be superstar caliber, but they still are solid all around. Mostly these guys are role players whose best days came with other teams, but even so, many of the players on this list were on the Bobcats first playoff team of 2009-2010, which was the team's first time with a winning record.

The Bobcats were led by Gerald Wallace for most of the team's existence. The team's first representative in the All Star Game, Wallace holds many of the team's major records. Emeka Okafor was named Rookie of The Year during the team's inaugural season. Other key NBA players to spend time in Charlotte are  Stephen Jackson, Tyson Chandler, Jeremy Lin, and Raymond Felton. 

Maybe the most famous person in Charlotte Bobcats history isn't even a player: it's Michael Jordan. The best basketball player of all time is currently the Bobcats owner. But enough about him, after all, this is a list of the best Charlotte Hornets players of all time. If you think someone is missing from this list, feel free to add him.
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1
548 157
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Larry Johnson Power forward

2
672 217
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

3
763 164
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Kemba Walker Point guard

4
428 107
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

5
524 140
Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Dell Curry Shooting guard, Small forward

6
539 142
Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Muggsy Bouges Point guard

7
294 91
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Baron Davis Point guard

8
311 122
Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Gerald Wallace Small forward, Power forward

9
198 141
Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Emeka Okafor Power forward, Center

10
268 113
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Al Jefferson Power forward, Center

11
150 93
Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Stephen Jackson Shooting guard, Small forward

12
180 83
Jason Richardson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Jason Richardson Shooting guard, Small forward

13
91 33
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Jamal Mashburn Small forward

14
128 44
Kendall Gill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Kendall Gill Shooting guard, Small forward

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15
104 56
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

16
141 105
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

17
96 66
Anthony Mason is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Anthony Mason Small forward, Power forward

18
106 57
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Vlade Divac Center

19
120 71
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Raymond Felton Point guard

20
135 70
Nicolas Batum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Nicolas Batum Small forward

21
164 105
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Jeremy Lin Point guard

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22
125 67
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

23
77 34
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Marvin Williams Small forward, Power forward

24
75 12
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

25
92 78
Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Boris Diaw Point guard, Power forward, Center

26
81 61
Gerald Henderson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Gerald Henderson, Jr. Shooting guard, Small forward

27
44 41
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

28
50 47
David Wesley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
David Wesley Shooting guard

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29
107 74
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
KobeBean24 added Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

30
63 43
Bismack Biyombo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Bismack Biyombo Power forward, Center

31
42 38
J.R. Reid is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
J.R. Reid Power forward

32
30 19
P. J. Brown is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
P. J. Brown Power forward, Center

33
36 32
Johnny Newman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

34
38 36
David Wingate is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
David Wingate small forward

35
28 22
Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Derrick Coleman Small forward, Power forward, Center

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36
44 34
D. J. Augustin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
D. J. Augustin Point guard

37
69 37
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Jeremy Lamb Shooting guard

38
67 37
Cody Zeller is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Cody Zeller Power forward, Center

39
65 37
Frank Kaminsky is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

40
27 7
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Chris Paul Point guard

41
27 8
Malik Monk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Malik Monk

42
14 37
Kenny Gattison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Kenny Gattison Power forward, Center

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43
38 61
Brevin Knight is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Brevin Knight Point guard

44
17 25
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Eddie Johnson Small forward

45
19 38
Scott Burrell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

46
17 6
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Deadabber added Michael Jordan Shooting guard, Small forward

47
35 70
Nazr Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Nazr Mohammed Center

48
14 7
Malik Monk is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Malik Monk

49
33 65
Matt Carroll is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Matt Carroll Shooting guard

50
11 9
Dwayne Bacon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Dwayne Bacon