Oct 23, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson (25) in a time out during the second half of the game against the Indiana Pacers at Time Warner Cable Arena. Pacers win 88-79. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports


Welcome to Swarm and Sting, the Charlotte Hornets news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Swarm and Sting is dedicated to providing top-notch Hornets news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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Reece Helms, editor

Lifelong Charlotte sports fan, UNC, and the Yankees. Editor of Swarm and Sting. You can follow me on twitter at @Reece_Helms

Adam Lutterloh, Staff Writer

UNC '07, Duke '14, Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers and Washington Nationals fan.

Chris Piemonte, Staff Writer

Born and raised in Charlotte, Chris has been a fan from the original Hornets days through the Bobcats decade. He is also a Carolina Panthers and Chicago Cubs fan, and is always willing and excited to talk sports.

Brett Thompson, Staff Writer

Native of Lincolnton, North Carolina. Sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Reporter for Sports Xtra. Staff Writer for Swarm and Sting. Lover of all things Hornets, Tar Heels, Orioles, Penguins, Panthers, and dogs.

Andrew Snyder, Staff Writer

Andrew is a huge sports fan who loves talking about the NBA or the MLB. Andrew is a Charlotte Hornets fan, and Atlanta Braves fan.

Andy Moore, Staff Writer

I am a life long Charlotte basketball fan (Hornets then Bobcats now Hornets) who is excited about the direction of the team. I enjoy 80's power ballads, bad sci-fi movies, and North Carolina barbecue.

Dave Matheny, Staff Writer

Brandon Bevil, Staff Writer

Raised in Charlotte, moved to the Triangle, been there since. Life long Charlotte sports fan, as well as the Wolfpack. Works as a Physical Therapist in Raleigh.

Daniel Zimmermann, Staff Writer

My name is Daniel Zimmermann. I am currently a high school student living in London, UK, but lived most of my life in Charlotte. I am the biggest Hornets fan I know, and I am excited to cover the Charlotte Hornets for swarmandsting.com.

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