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How can Jeremy Lamb help the Hornets this season?

The Charlotte Hornets need more athleticism and more shooting. Over the last couple seasons, those two traits were sorely missed on a team that's stingy defense has struggled to bail out its putrid attack.But Jeremy Lamb may be the answer. Here's how he can help the Hornets in 2016, per SB Nation's At the Hive:While Charlotte is a fresh start for Lamb, he'll immediately be in competition...
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist dislocates shoulder in preseason opener (Video)

It only took one preseason game for the Charlotte Hornets to get stung (heh) by the injury bug. Forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was forced to leave Saturday’s preseason opener against the Orlando Magic after suffering a dislocated right shoulder late in the second quarter. The fourth-year wing was attempting to execute a basic dribble handoff with...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mario Hezonja makes solid debut in Magic's preseason loss to Hornets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeremy Lin had 17 points, Jeremy Lamb added 16 and the Charlotte Hornets held on to beat the Orlando Magic 106-100 on Saturday night in their exhibition opener. Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist left in the second quarter with a right shoulder injury after going to the floor following a foul in the second quarter. Magic: Reserve big man Andrew Nicholson made the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets have big expectations for G Nicolas Batum

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Coach Steve Clifford is intrigued with what he's seen in training camp from guard Nicolas Batum and expects the seven-year NBA veteran to play a major role with the Charlotte Hornets this season. Clifford anticipates that Batum's scoring output will increase noticeably, and expects him to be one of the team's top three scorers along with center Al Jefferson...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Charlotte Hornets Media Day

So the 2015 Charlotte Hornets Media Day is in the books.  This makes the 4th appearance Trade Street Post has made to one in it’s almost 5 year existence.  It’s definitely one of the biggest events that our site can attend because it gives us a chance to actually sit and talk with the players and just get to know them on somewhat of a personal level.  Being a fan of the team...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hilarious Jeremy Lin Video on How To Fit In the NBA

If you ever wondered what it takes to fit in the NBA, your questions will be answered in this hysterical video. Jeremy Lin, point guard for the Charlotte Hornets, explains
Via Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Media Day 2015 – Talking with Jeremy Lin

The 2015 Charlotte Hornets Media Day is in the books folks. There were a ton of news media there as well as “the blog sites”, as we were affectionately referred to during the day. I live tweeted pictures from Time Warner Cable Arena during the entire event yesterday. I went until my phone battery gave out on me. There will be an article written covering everything I saw and heard...
Via Trade Street Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is high on Frank Kaminsky

The Charlotte Hornets received some flack when they selected reigning National Player of the Year Frank Kaminsky with the ninth pick in this year's draft.Despite putting up an average of 18.8 points and nearly nine rebounds per game en route to leading his Wisconsin Badgers to the National Title game against Duke, pundits indicated that his ceiling was nowhere near as high as other...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin ‘How to Fit in the NBA’ Video

Veteran Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin explains “How to Fit in the NBA” to all his fans who ask him with a little help from some of his friends like: DeAndre Jordan, Tyson Chandler, Kyle Korver, Dwight Howard, Stephen Curry and his new Buzz City teammate Kemba Walker. Be sure to watch the outtakes for a full comedic experience too. The post Jeremy Lin ‘How to Fit in the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Just Cam Newton cruising around Charlotte in a hover board

Imagine hanging out in Charlotte and just so happening to see the starting quarterback for the city’s football team cruising around on a hover board. That’s how it was for one fan. This photo was posted on Twitter by user @DeAntae, who says a friend sent it to him. It shows Newton wearing a Charlotte Hornets jacket, hat and matching shoes. He seems to be minding his own business...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin tries to fit in with NBA players in comedy sketch

For most of us, we never get the opportunity to consistently hang out with players from the association but Charlotte Hornets points guard Jeremy Lin does. Earlier today, Lin’s YouTube channel posted a pretty funny comedy sketch showing how Jeremy does his best to try to fit in with teammates in the association: Jeremy Lin, everybody! *** How to Fit in the NBA [Jeremy Lin] Lin...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin had to convince Hornets security he's on team

    During February 2012, Jeremy Lin was the toast of the NBA and New York, sparking a craze that became known as “Linsanity” following a string of impressive performances by the undrafted point guard from Harvard. Now, he’s apparently having a hard time convincing NBA employees who he is. After spending last season with the Lakers, Lin signed a two-year deal with the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ready becomes NBA’s first full-time female game analyst

As if often does, the NBA broke another barrier on Thursday when Fox Sports Southeast announced that Stephanie Ready would become the first full-time NBA game analyst, joining Eric Collins and Dell Curry at the broadcast position with the Charlotte Hornets. This will be Ready’s 12th year as a member of Hornets broadcasts, and her credentials are strong. Via the press release…...
Via Awful Announcing
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Offseason review: Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets fell back last year after a playoff run the prior season. Injuries to Al Jefferson, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Kemba Walker, among others, and the ill-fated signing of Lance Stephenson were all contributors to the tough season. Gerald Henderson was forced to carry the offense for large chunks of the campaign. That isn't ideal for a team with playoff aspirations...
Via RealGM - NBA
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb; Batman and Robin Together Again

So what’s with the Batman and Robin title?  There was an article on Bleacher Report that referred to the 2 in college as such because it seemed like Lamb was always there to help Walker when he was struggling to carry the team.  Bobcats/Hornets fans understand Kemba and the Batman comparison.  Many times, Kemba has taken over games when he had to.  He has never been afraid...
Via Trade Street Post
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Merging New Shooters With The Rest Of The Hive

If the three-point shot is both the present and future of the NBA, the last season's performance beyond the arc by the Charlotte Hornets must have meant they were stuck in the past. The Hornets finished a disappointing 14-15 campaign ranked dead last in three-point field goal percentage (31.8) while also finishing just 24th in attempts per game. You don't have to point to much more...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: Aaron Harrison Will Play On The Charlotte Hornets’ NBA Summer League Team

Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison was not selected during last week’s NBA Draft, but he’ll have an opportunity to play in the association’s summer league with the Charlotte Hornets. The news was announced by the Hornets yesterday and Kentucky offered up congratulations this morning on Twitter.  The @hornets have announced their summer league roster & @AaronICE2 is on it. Congrats...
Via College Spun
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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