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
1,290 293
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
2
1,041 330
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
3
871 248
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward
4
679 172
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
5
826 210
Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
6
789 212
Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
7
498 149
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
8
464 177
Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward
9
246 81
Kendall Gill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
10
362 172
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center
11
273 208
Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center
12
251 116
Jason Richardson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
13
164 63
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward
14
177 85
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard
15
218 146
Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward
16
166 96
Anthony Mason is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward
17
192 152
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
18
166 83
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Center
19
172 105
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
20
131 52
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard
21
131 102
Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard, Power forward, Center
22
171 114
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
23
225 162
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard
24
197 122
Nicolas Batum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward
25
125 64
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward