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Hornets Traded Vonleh After Finding No Takers For Cody Zeller

The Charlotte Hornets attempted to balance their roster by trading a frontcourt piece at the beginning of the offseason and started trade discussions with Cody Zeller. With no team interested in moving for Zeller with a satisfactory deal, the Hornets instead traded Noah Vonleh to the Portland Trail Blazers. Vonleh was the ninth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft out of Indiana.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody Zeller completely froze the first time he talked to Michael Jordan

Like most of the young players in today's NBA, Cody Zeller grew up idolizing Michael Jordan. Zeller was fortunate enough to be drafted by Jordan's Hornets (then still the Bobcats), which meant that he'd have the chance to meet and talk with his childhood hero. When the opportunity rose, however, he completely blew it. In an article he penned for the Players' Tribune, Zeller talked...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaminsky Ready To Play Alongside Zeller

In the days leading up to Thursday night’s draft, rumors circulated that the Charlotte Hornets could be looking to trade Cody Zeller, who they selected with the fourth overall pick in 2013. They expectation was that upon dealing Zeller, they’d hone in on Frank Wisconsin’s Kaminsky. Charlotte instead traded Noah Vonley and they selected Kaminsky with the ninth overall pick...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets shopping Cody Zeller, targeting Frank Kaminsky

Frank Kaminsky could soon go from being a draft sleeper and wild card to a lottery pick. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Charlotte Hornets are looking to shop center Cody Zeller for wing players and if a deal is made, GM Rich Cho will strongly consider taking Kaminsky with the No. 9 pick. Y! Sources: Charlotte's shopping Cody Zeller hard for wing players. If...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Zeller 'feels really good' and is ahead of schedule in recovery

Cody Zeller's stellar sophomore season was brought to a grinding halt on April 22 when he underwent surgery on his shoulder. His timetable for recovery was originally three months, but according to At The Hive, Zeller is already ahead of schedule."Zeller said his recovery is going well and that he 'feels really good, (and has a) bit more range of motion in it.' Also he's visited...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

What the Charlotte Hornets must do to get the “Buzz” back!

I’ve lived in Charlotte my entire life and I’ve never remembered a time, other than perhaps when the Panthers made it to Super Bowl XXXVIII, when the Charlotte sports atmosphere had such a buzz and excitement about it like it did when the city got its beloved basketball team back. The old school Charlotte Hornets never really left, and the city never really stopped loving the...
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Zeller tames ‘The Manimal’ on a huge poster dunk

Usually it’s Kenneth Faried who puts opposing players on a poster, but this time he’s on the receiving end of a monster facial courtesy of Hornets forward Cody Zeller. Zeller was way out from the paint and had Faried one on one en route to the rim. Considering Zeller had the step on Faried, Zeller put “The Manimal” on a poster. The dunk was so sick, the Hornets bench was...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cody Zeller Tweets That Seeing Kentucky Fans Take Over Indianapolis “Feels Like A Bad Dream”

Former Indiana star Cody Zeller is back in his home state for Wednesday night’s game between his Charlotte Hornets and the Indiana Pacers. Unfortunately, this homecoming isn’t quite what Zeller probably expected. Kentucky plays Kansas at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis tonight, and Zeller is distraught over the number of Wildcats fans that are currently inhabiting his...
Via College Spun
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Cody Zeller must step up

 “With the 4th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Charlotte Bobcats select Cody Zeller from Indiana University.” When these words echoed out of former NBA commissioner David Stern’s mouth, the Charlotte fan base had a very mixed reaction.  Some of their reactions probably ranged from: “Why not take Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel?” “I hope he does not end up like Adam Morrison...
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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