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Charlotte Hornets

Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist elects to have shoulder surgery

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker's message to teammates:tmpplchld "Be like Mike."tmpplchld He wasn't referring to Hornets owner Michael Jordan, who made that phrase famous a decade ago. Walker was talking about Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, expected to miss the season after electing to have surgery on the torn labrum in his right shoulder.tmpplchld "It's always hard when you lose one of your best players, but our mindset hasn't changed. We still want to be one of the hardest-working teams in the league," Walker said at practice Tuesday.tmpplchld "Mike is one of the hardest-working players on our team. Next guy has to try to be like...