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2016–17 Charlotte Hornets season

The 2016–17 Charlotte Hornets season was the 27th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the fourth season under head coach Steve Clifford.

2016–17 Charlotte Hornets season
Head coachSteve Clifford
General managerRich Cho
Owner(s)Michael Jordan
ArenaSpectrum Center
Results
Record36–46 (.439)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Southeast)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionFox Sports Carolinas, Fox Sports Southeast
RadioWFNZ
< 2015–16 2017–18 >

Off seasonEdit

The Hornets team store at the Spectrum Center was damaged and looted by rioters during the 2016 Charlotte riot.[1]

NBA draftEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/club team
1 22 Malachi Richardson SG   United States Syracuse

RosterEdit

2016–17 Charlotte Hornets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
SG 5 Batum, Nicolas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1988–12–14 France
SG 21 Belinelli, Marco 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1986–03–25 Italy
SG 12 Graham, Treveon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 226 lb (103 kg) 1993–10–28 Virginia Commonwealth
C 44 Kaminsky, Frank 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1993–04–04 Wisconsin
SF 14 Kidd-Gilchrist, Michael 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 232 lb (105 kg) 1993–09–26 Kentucky
SG 3 Lamb, Jeremy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1992–05–30 Connecticut
PF 8 O'Bryant, Johnny 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 257 lb (117 kg) 1993–06–01 LSU
C 18 Plumlee, Miles 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 249 lb (113 kg) 1988–09–01 Duke
PG 22 Roberts, Brian 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 1985–12–03 Dayton
PG 7 Sessions, Ramon   6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1986–04–11 Nevada
PG 15 Walker, Kemba (C) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 184 lb (83 kg) 1990–05–08 Connecticut
PG 0 Weber, Brianté 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) 1992–12–29 Virginia Commonwealth
SF 2 Williams, Marvin 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 237 lb (108 kg) 1986–06–19 North Carolina
PF 35 Wood, Christian 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1995–09–27 UNLV
PF 40 Zeller, Cody 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1992–10–05 Indiana
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2017–04–04

Game logEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

[2]

2016 pre-season game log
Total: 3–4 (Home: 2–1; Road: 1–3)
2016–17 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 game log
Total: 36–46 (Home: 22–19; Road: 14–27)
2016–17 season schedule

StandingsEdit

Southeast Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
yWashington Wizards 49 33 .598 0.0 30–11 19–22 8–8 82
xAtlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 6.0 23–18 20–21 6–10 82
Miami Heat 41 41 .500 8.0 23–18 18–23 9–7 82
Charlotte Hornets 36 46 .439 13.0 22–19 14–27 10–6 82
Orlando Magic 29 53 .354 20.0 16–25 13–28 7–9 82


Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 cBoston Celtics * 53 29 .646 82
2 yCleveland Cavaliers * 51 31 .622 2.0 82
3 xToronto Raptors 51 31 .622 2.0 82
4 yWashington Wizards * 49 33 .598 4.0 82
5 xAtlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 10.0 82
6 xMilwaukee Bucks 42 40 .512 11.0 82
7 xIndiana Pacers 42 40 .512 11.0 82
8 xChicago Bulls 41 41 .500 12.0 82
9 Miami Heat 41 41 .500 12.0 82
10 Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 16.0 82
11 Charlotte Hornets 36 46 .439 17.0 82
12 New York Knicks 31 51 .378 22.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 29 53 .354 24.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 28 54 .341 25.0 82
15 Brooklyn Nets 20 62 .244 33.0 82

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

Free agentsEdit

Re-signedEdit

Player Signed
Nicolas Batum 5-year contract worth $120 million
Marvin Williams 4-year contract worth $54 million

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former team
Roy Hibbert 1-year contract worth $5 million Los Angeles Lakers
Ramon Sessions 2-year contract worth $12.5 million Washington Wizards
Christian Wood 2-year contract worth $1,889,382 Philadelphia 76ers
Brian Roberts 1-year contract worth $1 million Portland Trail Blazers

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason left New team
Al Jefferson 3-year contract worth $30 million Indiana Pacers
Jeremy Lin 3-year contract worth $36 million Brooklyn Nets
Courtney Lee 4-year contract worth $50 million New York Knicks

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hornets team store looted by Charlotte protesters". The Sporting News. September 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "Charlotte Hornets Announce 2016-17 Preseason Schedule". hornets.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. August 8, 2016.