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You can say a lot of things about Michael Jordan the owner, but never accuse him of being disloyal to family. Jordan as an owner has the right to make any personnel decision he chooses, and according to Yahoo Sports, Jordan has hired his older brother Larry to be the Bobcats director of player personnel. Larry Jordan, an older brother of Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan, was promoted to team director of player personnel, several sources told Yahoo! Sports. Along with Michael Jordan, Larry will answer to team president of basketball operations Ron Higgins and general manager Rich Cho. Larry Jordan’s previous job was team director of special projects. He fills a position that was vacant for three years after Buzz Peterson departed to become the head coach at Appalachian State. Sources say Michael  oldest son, Jeffrey, and daughter, Jasmine, are also involved with the Bobcats in lesser roles.

Charlotte Bobcats Get Permission To Become Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets are coming back, y’all! The Charlotte Bobcats were officially granted permission by the NBA to change their name to the Hornets on Thursday. Barring any unsuspected resistance from the rest of the league, the Hornets will be back in Charlotte starting in 2014. The Bobcats came into existence in 2004, two years after the Hornets moved to New Orleans. With New...

The Charlotte Hornets name-change party is lacking fans

Today, the Charlotte Bobcats are holding a special “Buzz City Celebration” to celebrate the upcoming name change in the 2014 NBA season back to the Charlotte Hornets. The party started at 12pm with a Family Fun Fest and at about 12:45 pm EST, the below photo was taken: I’m going to blame it on a Thursday…. *** Hornets name-change party is going strong [Deadspin]

Larry Jordan Promoted By Bobcats To Team Director Of Player Personnel

Michael Jordan has promoted his brother, Larry Jordan, to team director of player personnel. Larry Jordan will report to Michael Jordan, Rod Higgins and Rich Cho. Larry Jordan's previous job was team director of special projects.

Guess Who's a Gerald Henderson Fan?

Guess Who’s a Gerald Henderson Fan? Well, if you follow me on Twitter, you’ve seen me cheerleading since the end of the season (possibly earlier than that) that we needed to get Gerald Henderson a multi-year contract.  The 2013-2014 season, in theory, he can just play out the qualifying offer portion of his contract, and he would become an unrestricted free agent next...

Looking More in Depth: Kemba Walker

Now that it’s the offseason, and we're all looking for things to do away from spending our nights watching basketball, I figured that I'd take an analytical look at some of the key returning players of the Bobcats roster starting with the point guard Kemba Walker. (With these articles, feedback would be great. Things you like, things you'd like to find out more about...

Bismack Biyombo swats Knicks Eloy Vargas dunk attempt with two hands, does Dikembe Mutombo finger wag

Happen to be looking for the block of the 2013 Las Vegas Summer League so far? You have to come to the right post as Charlotte Bobcats forward Bismack Biyombo decided to deny a dunk attempt from New York’s Eloy Vargas. Watch as Biyombo shuts it down with two hands:   After the block, keep an eye on Bismack as he does the Dikembe Mutombo finger wag: *** Bismack Biyombo block [Guyism]

NBA Owners Expected To Approve Bobcats Name Change To Hornets

According to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, NBA owners are expected to approve the Bobcats’ request for a name change, making them the Charlotte Hornets once again. The NBA’s rubber stamp will hit the Charlotte Bobcats’ request for a name change to the Hornets at a Board of Governor’s meeting Thursday at the Wynn resort in Las Vegas. The Bobcats technically need...

NBA Board of Governors are expected to approve the changing of names from the Charlotte Bobcats to the Charlotte Hornets

According to the Charlotte Observer, the NBA Board of Governors will officially approve for the Charlotte Bobcats to change their name to the Charlotte Hornets.  From an official standpoint, the [...]

Bobcats' Name Change To Charlotte Hornets Approved

The NBA has approved the name of the Charlotte Bobcats to the Charlotte Hornets. The Bobcats were named after the franchise's first owner Robert Johnson. The New Orleans Pelicans abandoned the name, Hornets, this season. The name change will take effect for the 14-15 season.

QOTD: What Was Your Favorite Moment Of The 1988-2002 Charlotte Hornets Era?

News out of the Queen City (North Carolina edition) is that the ownership of the Charlotte Bobcats will file the proper paperwork to change their name from their current nickname (which comes from the name of the first owner, BET CEO Bob Johnson) to the nickname that resided before anyone knew what in hades a [...]The post QOTD: What Was Your Favorite Moment Of The 1988-2002 Charlotte...

The Charlotte Hornets Are Officially Back

And with the first correct decision of Michael Jordan’s ownership, the Charlotte Bobcats will officially become the Charlotte Hornets, effective in 2014. It’s a great day, and one my teal-and-green-starved eyeballs have waited for for a while. The team is hosting a celebratory event today, featuring appearances by Muggsy Bogues, Rex Chapman, Dell Curry, Kendall Gill and Kelly...

Report: Clippers Close To Signing Byron Mullens

Byron Mullens, who most recently played for the Bobcats, is close to signing a 2-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. Mullens averaged 10.6 points and 6.4 rebounds last season. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: Free-agent center Byron Mullens is nearing an agreement on a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The proposed...

Zeller With 18 And 10 In Bobcats' 84-71 Win Over Knicks

The Charlotte Bobcats defeated the New York Knicks by a final score of 84-71 in Summer League play on Monday. Cody Zeller had 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Jeffery Taylor scored 20 points on 6-for-14 shooting. C.J. Leslie had 15 points on 6-for-15 shooting and five rebounds. Jerome Jordan had 12 points and nine rebounds.

Byron Mullens Near Deal With Clippers

Byron Mullens and the Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on a two-year agreement. Mullens spent the past two seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats after playing limited time with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Mullens was the 24th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.
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