PHOTOS: The top 10 Charlotte sports moments of 2018
On November 19, Kemba Walker became just the sixth player in NBA history to score at least 40 points immediately after a 60-point performance with his 43-point game against the Celtics in a 117-112 win.
On March 28, Kemba Walker surpassed Dell Curry to become the all-time leading scorer in Charlotte Hornets history.
Former Panthers wide receiver and fan favorite Steve Smith offered high praise for rookie DJ Moore (pictured), saying, "They have never been able to replace me. Until today."
Oct 28, 2018; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper with Chancellor Lee Adams, son of Rae Carruth and Saundra Adams before the game at Bank of America Stadium.
Mar 16, 2018; Charlotte, NC, USA; Virginia Cavaliers forward Isaiah Wilkins (21) reacts on the bench during the second half against the UMBC Retrievers in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at Spectrum Center.
Mar 16, 2018; Charlotte, NC, USA; UMBC Retrievers celebrates beating the Virginia Cavaliers in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at Spectrum Center.
Christian McCaffrey set a Panthers' record for scrimmage yards when he picked up 237 total yards against the Seattle Seahawks on November 25.
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) carries the ball as Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones (45) defends in the fourth quarter at Bank of America Stadium.
Charlotte 49ers AD Mike Hill, left, introduces Will Healy as the program's second head football coach.Courtesy: Charlotte 49ers athletics