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The Charlotte Hornets like what they see in Panthers running back, Christian McCaffrey

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22-year-old, Christian McCaffrey shocks fans on Friday night with a social media post.
By: Mia Chamberlain
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Everyone in the Carolina's knows beloved Carolina Panthers running back, Christian McCaffrey. What Panthers fans did not know, is that the 5'11'',  22-year-old has got skills on the basketball court. The young Panthers' star sent out a video on his personal Twitter and Instagram Friday evening.

The internet is reacting to the impressive windmill dunk. McCaffreys' Tweet has already received over 34k favorites.

Before long, word got back to the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets, who are ranked 10th in the Eastern Conference (35-40) for the year, took their shot.  

The Charlotte Hornets fell 115-129 to the Lakers Friday night.

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Christian McCaffrey, a 2017 1st round pick, comes from a family of athletes. McCaffrey is the son of former Stanford and NFL wide receiver, Ed McCaffrey and former Stanford soccer superstar, Lisa McCaffrey. The 3x Super Bowl Champ and accomplished soccer star have four sons, Max, Christian, Dylan, and Luke. All four boys are successful athletes. Christians older brother, Max, played football at Duke University and is currently on the San Francisco 49ers as a wide receiver. His younger brother, Dylan, is a Quarterback at the University of Michigan. The youngest McCaffrey, Luke, has committed to play at the University of Nebraska.

In 2018, Christian became the Panthers franchise record holder of all-purpose yards in a season with 1,965.

Keeping scrolling to read more reactions to Christians' dunk here:

Keep up with Christian on Twitter HERE.

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