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Can the Hornets Breakthrough?

The Charlotte Bobcats Hornets have been a no-luck franchise… in the years since their inception in 1988. With a total of 0 NBA Finals appearances, 0 Conference Finals appearances, and 0 Division Titles the Hornets have been a key model of what-not-to-do when running a NBA team. So when this season saw the, now Hornets, […] The post Can the Hornets Breakthrough? appeared first...
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What Marvin Williams brings to the Charlotte Hornets

While it had been known for a few weeks that the Charlotte Hornets were going to sign free agent PF Marvin Williams, both parties finally inked the two-year, $14 million deal last Monday.  Williams is another player to add to the long list of offseason acquisitions and comes to Charlotte by way of the Utah Jazz.  He will be looking to compete for the PF position that is up in the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Why Lance Stephenson is the X-factor

Formerly known as the Charlotte Bobcats, the Hornets made huge strives this past season as they made the playoffs for the first time since their 2009 campaign where they got swepped by Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic. This is the first time since Michael Jordan has owned the team where Charlotte looks like a force to be reckoned with in the Eastern Conference. When the Hornets...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Charlotte Hornets: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Hornets (Bobcats) are coming off arguably their best season, have an excellent coach and young foundation and have signed a big free agent (Lance Stephenson) for the 2nd straight offseason (Al Jefferson). The Hornets aren’t among the 1st tier of Eastern Conference teams...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blogcat's Take, 7/26 - A closer look at Mar...

Forgive me, but last week’s Lance Stephenson signing was so sensational that it completely obscured two other acquisitions: Marvin Williams and Brian Roberts. Williams normally would have been significant enough to earn the full hand-wringing analysis by me, but he had the misfortune of signing a few days before Stephenson, and therefore all attention was subsumed by the irrepressible...
Via BobcatsPlanet
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets ink rookie Vonleh, veteran Pargo

The Charlotte Hornets announced two signings on Friday, adding both youth and veteran leadership to the team. While financial terms were not disclosed, general manager Rich Cho reported the signing of first-round draft pick Noah Vonleh. The team also added point guard, and 10-year pro Jannero Pargo, who was re-signed to a one-year deal. Vonleh was the ninth overall pick in this year...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Bismack Biyombo Gives New Meaning to the Term 'Team Run'

This summer, Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo has been traveling in his native Republic of Congo. Biyombo, 21, was born in Lubumbashi, the country's second largest city. Biyombo was drafted 7th
Via Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets solidify backcourt in free agency

The Charlotte Hornets finished a stellar 2013-2014 campaign by making the playoffs for the first time since the 2009-2010 season.  However, the Miami Heat exposed some of the Hornets’ more glaring weaknesses in a 1st round, four-game sweep.  The sub-par Eastern Conference masked the fact that the Hornets were devoid of quality role players to direct a second team during stretches...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Predictions: Charlotte Hornets 2014 National TV...

I believe the days of Charlotte having zero or just one courtesy appearance on National TV are long gone. With the Hornets being a playoff team, having a very solid draft and adding Lance Stephenson who is the type of player that people will tune in to see so that they can either root for or against him, How many National appearances do you predict we get this season?
Via BobcatsPlanet
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Forgotten Man Ready to Return

This offseason has been full of additions to the Hornets roster, both through the draft and free agency. From the drafting of a hometown boy in P.J. Hairston to the signing of the superstar in the making in Lance Stepenson, the Hornets jerseys will not be the only thing with a new look this year! Lost in shuffle, a piece of this team who may have a big part in its success, has been...
Via Trade Street Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

MJ told Lance Stephenson he needs to 'calm down'

Lance Stephenson made it clear during his introductory press conference with the Charlotte Hornets that he’s more than just the guy that blew in LeBron James’ ear during the playoffs.  “I bring more to the table than blowing in someone’s ear,” Stephenson said Friday of the incident with LeBron James that brought him so much notoriety The multi-talented shooting guard said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson: ‘I’m a great player’

The Charlotte Hornets introduced guard Lance Stephenson on Friday. “We are extremely excited to add Lance to our team,” Hornets general manager Rich Cho said.  “He is a great up-and-coming player with an incredibly high ceiling.  He is an exceptional athlete who has the versatility and skill to play multiple positions on both offense and defense.  We believe he will be...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gordon Hayward agrees to offer sheet with Charlotte Hornets

Utah Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to terms on an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, reports Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte observer. Gordon Hayward has agreed to an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 9, 2014 Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports the deal is a max offer sheet, for...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: P.J. Hairston charged with assault and battery for fight during pickup game

P.J. Hairston has been charged with assault and battery in relation to a fight on Sunday involving a 17-year-old high school basketball player during a pickup game at a YMCA according to a court official. The rookie reportedly will not be arrested, according to a report from Raleigh-Durham’s ABC 11. A prep basketball star from […] The post Report: P.J. Hairston charged with assault...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets reveal new uniforms

The Buzz is back in Charlotte. The Charlotte Hornets, formerly Bobcats, formerly Hornets, have revealed their new uniforms for the 2014-15 season and beyond, and they’re definitely different than the old Hornets uniforms. Introducing the brand new Charlotte #HornetsUnis! http://t.co/MgHy2DcOTXpic.twitter.com/w59MlUvRgd — Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) June 19, 2014 Players from the...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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