NBA The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked  

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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.
list ordered by
1
1,259 284
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
2
1,019 323
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
3
847 244
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward
4
660 166
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
5
808 203
Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
6
769 206
Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
7
485 144
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
8
453 174
Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward
9
237 77
Kendall Gill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
10
353 168
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center
11
268 202
Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center
12
247 114
Jason Richardson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
13
158 62
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward
14
214 145
Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
15
172 84
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard
16
160 94
Anthony Mason is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward
17
192 148
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
18
163 82
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Center
19
171 103
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
20
130 101
Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard, Power forward, Center
21
223 157
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
22
168 110
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
23
124 51
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard
24
193 118
Nicolas Batum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward
25
121 63
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward