Basketball 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
1,060 245
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

2
875 293
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

3
725 220
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward

4
570 147
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

5
678 184
Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

6
698 180
Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

7
405 128
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

8
402 158
Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward

9
318 137
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center

10
198 60
Kendall Gill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

11
236 181
Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center

12
196 120
Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

13
136 51
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward

14
218 105
Jason Richardson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

15
143 73
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard

16
178 127
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

17
137 84
Anthony Mason is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward

18
141 73
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Center

19
150 87
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

20
108 46
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward

21
174 97
Nicolas Batum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward

22
200 136
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

23
150 88
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

24
116 91
Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard, Power forward, Center

25
101 74
Gerald Henderson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

26
48 28
P. J. Brown is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center

27
70 59
David Wesley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard

28
62 54
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

29
44 31
Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward, Center

30
82 58
Bismack Biyombo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center

31
46 41
Johnny Newman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, small forward

32
93 44
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard

33
49 46
David Wingate is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward

34
54 53
J.R. Reid is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward

35
58 42
D. J. Augustin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

36
72 33
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

37
86 46
Frank Kaminsky is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power Forward, Center

38
25 42
Kenny Gattison is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center

39
82 45
Cody Zeller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center

40
46 72
Brevin Knight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

41
28 45
Scott Burrell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, small forward

42
22 34
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward

43
45 25
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Deadabber added Shooting guard, Small forward

44
42 77
Nazr Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Center

45
27 15
Malik Monk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Malik Monk Shooting guard

46
11 1
Miles Bridges is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
BendyStraw3000 added Small forward

47
41 75
Matt Carroll is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard

48
12 3
Tony Parker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
BendyStraw3000 added Point guard

49
27 76
Primož Brezec is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

50
9 2
Guillermo Hernangomez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
BendyStraw3000 added Center