In NC NBA news, Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker passed former Hornets guard and father of Stephen Curry, Dell Curry, as the all-time scoring leader in the franchise’s history.
As the MLB season got underway last Thursday, the minor leagues start up this week. The local Greensboro Grasshoppers open up their season with a seven game homestead, beginning April 5 with a four game series against the Hickory Crawdads, then followed by a three game series against the Augusta Greenjackets.
The Charlotte Knights also begin their season on April 5 by traveling to Durham to face the Bulls, then traveling to Norfolk to face the Tides. The team will have their home opener on April 12 against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders