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Miami Heat at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET A recent surge has helped the Miami Heat survive the NBA's most miserable road stretch this season, though they will likely still welcome the final game with open arms.The Heat finish a grueling month-long stint with Friday night's visit to the Charlotte Hornets, who may again be without their leading scorer.Miami's current...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat-Hornets Preview

A recent surge has helped the Miami Heat survive the NBA's most miserable road stretch this season, though they will likely still welcome the final game with open arms. The Heat finish a grueling month-long stint with Friday night's visit to the Charlotte Hornets, who may again be without their leading scorer. Miami's current stretch that dates back to Jan. 8 would be considered...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No Kemba, no problem: Lin leads Hornets rally to beat Cavs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Even without their leading scorer, the Charlotte Hornets finally found a way to beat LeBron James. Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Hornets rallied in the second half for a 106-97 victory over James and the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and three other players finished...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Outduels Kyrie Irving, In Hornets Win

Jeremy Lin and the Charlotte Hornets brought their game to the next level with the visiting Cavs in town. Toppling Kyrie Irving and crew for the first time in five meetings. Lin finished with 24 points and eight assists, picking up for the slack for an injured Kemba Walker. “Kemba, honestly, is irreplaceable. We all know that,” said Lin, who also had eight assists. “(But)...
Via Hooped Up
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin scores 24 as Hornets rally to beat Cavaliers 1

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Even without their leading scorer, the Charlotte Hornets finally found a way to beat LeBron James. Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Hornets rallied in the second half for a 106-97 victory over James and the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and three other players finished...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Beaten by BEES?! Cavs-Hornets, Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers (35-13) 97Charlotte Hornets (24-25) 106Box Score When Charlotte Hornets starting point guard Kemba Walker, he of the 20 points per game, was declared out of Wednesday night’s game against the Cavs with a knee injury, Cleveland’s odds of extending their winning streak to six looked good. The Hornets were already without low post stalwart Al Jefferson (knee...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin scores 24 as Hornets rally to beat Cavaliers 106-97

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 106-97 on Wednesday night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and three other players finished in double figures for the Hornets, who overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to snap a four-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Power Ranking the Comeback Players of the Year

The NBA no longer has a comeback player of the year award—it changed in the 1980s to the most improved player award—but if it did, the 2015-16 season would be one of the best races in its history. Last season saw a rash of injuries to major stars, from Kevin Durant to Carmelo Anthony to Paul George (even though his injury was during the summer before, he still missed most of...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden, Jeremy Lin and Stephen Curry Chinese New Years Commercial

The NBA celebrates Chinese News Years on Feb. 8 with a new commercial featuring Rockets mascot Clutch, James Harden, Jeremy Lin and Stephen Curry sitting down for a traditional dinner at the table. More from the NBA. “The ad is called “Dining Table” and shows the stars sharing a New Year meal with a Chinese family. It is being broadcast until Feb. 22 across all of NBA China’s...
Via Hooped Up
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jeremy Lin’s hair has attracted plenty of attention from NBA announcers

In his first season with the Charlotte Hornets, Jeremy Lin has performed well as a reserve guard, averaging 12.3 points and 3.2 assists per game. But more than finding a regular role in Charlotte and contributing meaningful minutes to a team on the fringes of the Eastern Conference playoff race, the story with Lin this season has been his hair. Earlier in the season, the sixth-year...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist returns against Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist made his return after missing nearly four months with a shoulder injury. The team's top defender started against the Trail Blazers in Portland. He played a surprising 33 minutes in his first game back, finishing with 13 points and seven rebounds in a 109-91 loss. ''Being on the floor for the first time was really...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Tries Americanized Chinese Food In Charlotte

Still new to the area, Hornets guard Jeremy Lin indulges in a cheat day with the Fung Bros to try some Americanized Chinese food in Charlotte, North Carolina. Lin also does an interview with the Fung Bros greets a few fans then eats and critics a bunch of food from Taipei Express. The post Jeremy Lin Tries Americanized Chinese Food In Charlotte appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball: Waiver Wire Fix — Week 14

Welcome to the weekly Waiver Wire Fix, an article where I will be discussing which four players should be picked up based on recent production. The only criteria is that they have to be owned in less than 50% of Yahoo leagues. Let’s get started. Dennis Schroder — PG — Atlanta Hawks This is what you call a premeditated maneuver. We’ve known for awhile that Dennis Schroder...
Via The Fantasy Fix
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Has a Near Triple-Double In Hornets Win

Jeremy Lin played his most complete game of the season in the Hornets double-overtime win against the Kings. Notching a near triple-double with 20 points, 11 assists, and seven rebounds. Lin also led all players in minutes playing an impressive 50 minutes on the night. The post Jeremy Lin Has a Near Triple-Double In Hornets Win appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A Walker/Lin 1-2-Punch Knock out the Knicks Saturday – Panthers are Super Bowl Bound

All of Charlotte should be smiling right now.  Primarily because the Panthers clinched their spot in Super Bowl 50, but also because the Hornets have been finding ways to win basketball games through all of the injuries they are facing right now. First off, I want to wish major congratulations to the Carolina Panthers for an amazing season, and for reaching the Super Bowl.  A 49...
Via Trade Street Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Receives His Own Watch Face with TAG Heuer

Luxury watchmaker TAG Heuer has partnered with Jeremy Lin to create a signature digital watch face. The Charlotte Hornets guard joins 10 other brand ambassadors to receive the honor for the new TAG Heuer Connected smart watch line that includes. Christiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Tom Brady (New England Patriots), Giancarlo Stanton (Miami Marlins), Kei Nishikori (ATP), Jessica Korda...
Via Hooped Up
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Linsanity is quietly back in Charlotte

On Saturday night, Jeremy Lin was in Charlotte's starting lineup, replacing an injured Nicolas Batum. He was squaring off against the New York Knicks, on the four-year anniversary of the day they called up him from the D-League and the phenomenon that became "Linsanity" officially started.Guess what happened? He had one of his best games of the season, scoring 26 points on just 17...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Revisits Linsanity Against Knicks

On the four-year anniversary of Jeremy Lin sweeping the globe with Linsanity. The guy from Harvard dropped a team-high 26 points with 5 assists, to beat the Knicks for the Hornets third win over the last four games. The post Jeremy Lin Revisits Linsanity Against Knicks appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin, Walker lead Hornets past Knicks 97-84

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jeremy Lin and Kemba Walker scored 26 points each, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the New York Knicks 97-84 on Saturday night for their third win in the last four games. Lin and Walker were a combined 19 of 19 from the free-throw line. Charlotte only shot 34 percent from the field, but made 32 of 37 free throws as a team. P.J. Hairston chipped in with...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bug-on Bug Crime; Hornets Bit by the Injury Bug

I don’t know why, but it always seems like when the all-star break approaches, the Hornets are desperate to get there.  It isn’t a desire to get there to participate in the all-star activities as much as it is for us to recover from nagging injuries.  Every single year, it seems like we have key players hurt, and any stretch where we can be free from playing games means time...
Via Trade Street Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Jeremy Lin perfect the give-and-go on this nifty layup

Over the past few years, Jeremy Lin has become known for his ability to drive into the paint and finish among the trees. It's arguably his best skill, and the primary reason he's been able to stay in the NBA. But here's a sequence where Lin shows just how crafty he can be, while still showcasing the game's most fundamental two-man action:It's the give-and-go! A tried and true way...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder beat Hornets for 6th win in a row

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 26 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-95 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win. Russell Westbrook collected 16 points, 15 assists, eight rebounds and five steals in 27 minutes before sitting out the entire fourth quarter because the Thunder were in control. Steven Adams had 10 points and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin, Curry, Harden in NBA TV spot for Chinese New Year

NEW YORK (AP) The NBA is celebrating the Chinese New Year with a TV spot featuring Jeremy Lin, Stephen Curry and James Harden. The ad is called ''Dining Table'' and shows the stars sharing a New Year meal with a Chinese family. It is being broadcast until Feb. 22 across all of NBA China's television and digital partners' platforms. The Chinese New Year is Feb. 8 and celebrates...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA power rankings at midway point of 2015-16 season

A majority of teams have reached the midway point of the 2015-16 NBA season, and the elite has separated itself from the very good, which has struggled to pull away from the average. In the making of the list, there was a concerted attempt to not allow recency bias to influence the power rankings. The following piece takes a look at overall performance until this point while providing...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jerryd Bayless gets a mouthful of Jeremy Lin’s hair

Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin has brought back Linsanity thanks to his crazy hairstyles that have become the story of Charlotte’s season, and Milwaukee Bucks point guard Jerryd Bayless was the latest to feel the wrath of Lin’s distinct coif. Check out the video below! Jeremy Lin’s hair is becoming a problem https://t.co/BE8EIPHGdR — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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