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P.J. Hairston slides into defensive stopper role for Hornets
Defensive contributions tend to go unnoticed. Charlotte Hornets guard P.J. Hairston has settled into his second NBA season as a defensive facilitator. “When you keep...

Should P.J. Hairston continue to start for the Charlotte Hornets?
While many Hornets are playing some of the best basketball of their careers, second-year swingman P.J. Hairston is decidedly not. Defensively, Hairston's been great. He...

P.J. Hairston glad to be starting even after Hornets declined his contract option
The Hornets refused to guarantee P.J. Hairston all of $1.25 million — of an $89 million salary cap — for next season. The Hornets have...

Top five disappointments in UNC basketball (Roy Era)
1. Kendall Marshall's injury obstructs 2012 NCAA Title hopes The 2011-2015 UNC team might have been Roy William's most talented. The group featured Kendall...

Source: Hornets don’t plan to exercise contract option on P.J. Hairston
Barring a last-minute change of thinking, the Charlotte Hornets do not intend to exercise their contract option on shooting guard-small forward P.J. Hairston, an NBA...

P.J. Hairston penciled in as Charlotte Hornets starter for Wednesday
Barring a last-minute change, Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford plans to start second-year pro P.J. Hairston in Wednesday’s season opener against the Miami Heat. Clifford...

Hornets’ P.J. Hairston nails half-courter at buzzer (Video)
Here is Charlotte Hornets’ P.J. Hairston pulling up near half court and nailing the shot just as the third quarter expired. Charlotte went on to...

Video: Hornets' P.J. Hairston discusses new mindset
Charlotte Hornets guard P.J. Hairston talks about his offseason focus and his new mindset going into training camp...

2015-2016 Charlotte Hornets Player Previews: P.J. Hairston
Coming into the 2014-'15 season, I was incredibly high on P.J. Hairston. Sure, he had gotten into some trouble at the University of North Carolina,...

Charlotte Hornets guard P.J. Hairston drops 13 pounds at off-season camp
Charlotte Hornets second-season shooting guard P.J. Hairston said he went to Houston for two weeks to participate in John Lucas’s off-season basketball camp. In the...

P.J. Hairston's mother pushes to start public speaking tour
P.J. Hairston’s mother has started a GoFundMe campaign to fund a public speaking tour, saying she hopes to “clear the air” about her son’s path...

Bump on shoulder helps Hairston regain shooting touch at NBA Summer League
All it took to get P.J. Hairston’s shooting touch back in sync was a little nudge in the shoulder. Twenty-four hours after suffering a contusion...

P.J. Hairston suffers shoulder injury in Orlando NBA Summer League
P.J. Hairston’s NBA summer league is likely over. The former North Carolina star, who plays for the Charlotte Hornets, left Tuesday’s game in Orlando with...

Charlotte Hornets P.J. Hairston wants to be team’s ‘maker’
P.J. Hairston talks after a Charlotte Summer League practice. He has already finished a group session, so our interview is overtime. He’s gracious, he offers...

Lucas: A Family Gathering
The collection of alums who were on hand for the annual Roy Williams Basketball Camp game included Tyler Hansbrough, Raymond Felton, Danny Green, Wayne Ellington,...

Hornets 2014-15 Season in Review: P.J. Hairston
It was a rookie season of ups and downs for P.J. Hairston playing in essentially what is his hometown, but at season’s end he looks...

Hornets’ PJ Hairston showed shooting potential
P.J. Hairston is guaranteed about $1.2 million next season under the rookie pay scale. The Hornets have two one-season options after that. Charlotte Hornets coach...

Hornets’ P.J. Hairston misses weights, sits
Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston was inactive for Sunday’s game against Orlando after missing a weight-training session. Two sources confirmed Hairston missed his weights obligation...

Former Tar Heels Marvin Williams, P.J. Hairston mourn death of Dean Smith
Former Tar Heels Marvin Williams and P.J. Hairston were among those who spoke glowingly about Dean Smith and his many contributions. Now players with the...

Hornets' P.J. Hairston fined $5,000 for flop
Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Hairston has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season. The...

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