The Charlotte Hornets began the season as an uplifting storyline. Despite the loss of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to a "season-ending" shoulder injury, the Hornets stormed out to a hot start and performed like one of the league’s 10 best teams on offense and defense.
But recent injuries, combined with a surprisingly competitive conference, have caught up to them. The Hornets are 3-7 over their past 10 games, and their offense is absolutely dreadful without Nicolas Batum on the floor. The ongoing struggle caused owner Michael Jordan to reach out and offer some advice:
Michael Jordan addressed @hornets Tuesday. Told players to get out of their selves and into the team.