Charlotte Hornets: 4 things to know about the 2019-20 schedule

Charlotte Hornets Nicolas Batum (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Three nationally televised game

Like usual, the Charlotte Hornets won’t be on national television very much during the 2019-20 season. In fact, they only have three games that will be on national television, with just one of them being on TNT. That game is Kemba Walker’s return to Charlotte.

The two other nationally televised games will be on NBATV. With only three games featured on national television, the Hornets are tied for the lowest amount in the entire league with the Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s not surprising, considering these are two rebuilding teams with lack of star power.

If the Hornets struggled to get on national television with Kemba Walker on their team, then it’s going to be even tougher now. They do have some fun young players like Miles Bridges and Malik Monk, but they’re a non-competitive, small market team. Basketball is basketball to me, which is why I am a yearly owner of NBA League Pass.

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In case you were wondering, the Los Angeles Lakers lead the NBA in nationally televised games this season with 43. They will have 14 games on ESPN in 2019-20. The Golden State Warriors are right behind them with 42. They will have 13 games on ESPN this season.