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
1,170 265
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

2
948 306
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

3
785 231
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward

4
617 156
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

5
749 189
Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

6
720 195
Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

7
444 135
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

8
430 163
Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward

9
329 149
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center

10
213 69
Kendall Gill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

11
246 190
Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Power forward, Center

12
202 131
Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

13
143 55
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward

14
226 108
Jason Richardson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard, Small forward

15
155 78
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Shooting guard

16
146 88
Anthony Mason is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward

17
183 138
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

18
150 78
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Center

19
155 94
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

20
159 94
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

21
181 106
Nicolas Batum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward

22
24 1
Miles Bridges is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
BendyStraw3000 added Small forward

23
206 143
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Point guard

24
121 94
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
112 53
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Small forward, Power forward