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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
679 218
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

2
555 159
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Larry Johnson Power forward

3
771 165
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Kemba Walker Point guard

4
532 140
Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Dell Curry Shooting guard, Small forward

5
431 109
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

6
543 143
Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Muggsy Bouges Point guard

7
298 92
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Baron Davis Point guard

8
313 124
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
201 142
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
272 113
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
153 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
182 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
93 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
131 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
106 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
143 105
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

17
98 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
107 58
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Vlade Divac Center

19
122 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
139 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
166 106
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
128 67
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

23
78 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
78 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
93 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 62
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
51 47
David Wesley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
David Wesley Shooting guard

28
44 42
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

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29
108 75
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
31 19
P. J. Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
P. J. Brown Power forward, Center

31
63 44
Bismack Biyombo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Bismack Biyombo Power forward, Center

32
39 36
David Wingate is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
David Wingate small forward

33
42 39
J.R. Reid is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
J.R. Reid Power forward

34
36 33
Johnny Newman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

35
29 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
45 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
68 37
Cody Zeller is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Cody Zeller Power forward, Center

38
69 38
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Jeremy Lamb Shooting guard

39
29 7
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Chris Paul Point guard

40
66 38
Frank Kaminsky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

41
39 61
Brevin Knight is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Brevin Knight Point guard

42
14 38
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
27 9
Malik Monk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Malik Monk

44
17 26
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 39
Scott Burrell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

46
36 70
Nazr Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Nazr Mohammed Center

47
17 7
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Deadabber added Michael Jordan Shooting guard, Small forward

48
14 8
Malik Monk is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
Malik Monk

49
33 66
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 10
Dwayne Bacon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked
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