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Buzz City Beat: Marvin Took Off Post ASG for the Charlotte Hornets, Sessions Talks About Missing Playoffs

Welcome to Buzz City Beat, a daily roundup of the latest and greatest news and stories from around the web about the Charlotte Hornets. The second round of the playoffs gets underway between the Wizards and the Celtics while the Clippers and Jazz face off in a crucial game seven. In this edition of Buzz […] Buzz City Beat: Marvin Took Off Post ASG for the Charlotte Hornets, Sessions...
Via Swarm & Sting
46 minutes ago

Rumors: Charlotte Hornets to Look at Paul Millsap in Free Agency

With Paul Millsap set to be a free agent this summer, a number of teams will be after him and the Charlotte Hornets may be one of them. According to JD Shaw of Def Pen Hoops, he “believes[s] the #Clippers, #Hawks, #Heat and #Hornets will look at Paul Millsap in free agency this summer.” Although […] Rumors: Charlotte Hornets to Look at Paul Millsap in Free Agency - Swarm and...
Via Swarm & Sting
21 hours ago

Buzz City Beat: MKG’s Underrated Play for the Charlotte Hornets, Cody on the All Non-Playoff Team

Buzz City Beat is Swarm and Sting’s one stop for the best articles from around the internet surrounding the Charlotte Hornets. The Washington Wizards and the Boston Celtics advanced past their first round series while the Los Angeles Clippers forced a game seven against the Utah Jazz. In this edition of Buzz City Beat, we […] Buzz City Beat: MKG’s Underrated Play for the Charlotte...
Via Swarm & Sting
1 day ago

2016-17 Season Review: Christian Wood

Christian Wood fought hard to get to Charlotte, but once there he couldn’t make an impact. An NBA team has to balance a number of different goals within one roster, building a team that can win games in the present and in the future. 15 roster spots must contain veterans, stars, prospects and projects. Most teams devote a spot or two - sometimes more for rebuilding teams - on...
Via At The Hive
1 day ago

2016-17 Season Review: Johnny O’Bryant

O’Bryant flashed potential in the few games he played in this season, leaving many hoping for more. In an up and down year that saw Kemba Walker finally blossom into an All-Star and unquestionable leader of the team, perhaps the most defining aspect of the Charlotte Hornet’s 2016-17 season was the volatility at the center position. Hornets centers were the “Spinal Tap Drummer”...
Via At The Hive
3 days ago

2016-17 Season Review: Treveon Graham

It was a wild first season in Buzz City and in the NBA for former Virginia Commonwealth guard, Treveon Graham. In a long, trying season for the Charlotte Hornets, there were little things, or fringe players, that made everything just a little more tolerable. Recent memory shouts, “Briante Weber!” And that is an absolutely fantastic example of the kind of young player with a cult...
Via At The Hive
4 days ago

Charlotte Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is now a liability

For the duration of his NBA career thus far, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been labeled as an outstanding defensive player and a core piece of Charlotte’s squad. He was drafted No. 2 overall in 2012 by the Charlotte Bobcats and quickly became a household name along with Kemba Walker and Cody Zeller. Kidd-Gilchrist was a one-and-done at Kentucky, with good reason, and entered the NBA...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from the Indiana Pacers loss to Cleveland

The NBA playoffs are finally here, and for the Indiana Pacers; its first test is going to be a tough one. The Pacers opened up against the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday and would drop game one in what was a thriller.Cleveland opened up a 1-0 series lead with a 109-108 victory over the Pacers in a contest that came down to the closing seconds.The Pacers played...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Political Unrest Doom the Charlotte Hornets?

Just when the state of North Carolina thought it could put the mess of HB-2 behind them recent news is coming out this week, that all is still not well.  House Bill 728 is proposing that state funded universities North Carolina, and North Carolina State would leave the ACC if the ACC would boycott it again. The ACC, NCAA, and NBA all boycotted the state of North Carolina due to...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker: Blake Griffin ‘would be a great fit’ on Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets will not be returning to the playoffs this year, and their All-Star guard is already looking ahead to the free agent recruitment trail.In a recent interview with Glenn Burkins of Q City Metro, Kemba Walker specifically mentioned Los Angeles Clippers big man Blake Griffin as a free agent who would make for a nice fit on the Hornets.“I think one of the bigger...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Skittles gets in on Frank Kaminsky joke with 121st birthday cake

Frank Kaminsky jokingly lists his year of birth on Twitter as 1896. And Skittles, a candy that the Charlotte Hornets big man has quite the devotion, decided to have some fun with it by giving him a birthday cake that celebrates the tongue-in-cheek age milestone.Kaminsky actually celebrates his 24th birthday on Tuesday. But given how Kaminsky tabs his birth year as 1896, the only...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dad who trolled son with signs at NBA games defends himself

A father who held up signs during a few recent NBA games to troll his son over grades is defending himself amid criticism he may have gone too far with the stunt.The father made waves by showing up at two NBA games in recent days during which he held up signs calling out his son over a lack of commitment to his studies.First, the dad made an appearance at last Friday’s Cleveland...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Master P thinks the Pelicans should hire him

Hip-hop artist Master P attempted to make it in the NBA as a player back when he was one of the most recognizable figures in the music industry in the late 1990s.Unfortunately for Percy Miller (aka Master P) he was cut by the then-Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors during the preseason in consecutive years.Now well past his playing prime, Miller is apparently looking to make a...
Via Sportsnaut
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Driven: Marvin Williams

Driven is the perfect word to describe Charlotte Hornets Forward Marvin Williams! Check it out! #BuzzCity
Via FOX Sports South
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA stars receiving personalized potatoes in mail

A unknown entity is behind a bizarre development this week where a handful of NBA players have received personalized potatoes in the mail.The strange sensation started to become known on Wednesday when Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki took to Twitter to express gratitude over receiving the super-special spud. But ever since Nowitzki went public with his tater tribute, several...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Nicolas Batum dealing with migraines, undergoes CT scan

Charlotte Hornets swingman Nicolas Batum will miss his second consecutive game on Wednesday, and now there appears to be some concern that he could be dealing with a bigger health issue.According to a report by Chris Haynes of ESPN, Batum has been battling painful migraines and is undergoing a CT scan on his brain. The 28-year-old Batum, who is averaging 15.4 points, 6.7 rebounds...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss
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