Southeast is most balanced division in the NBA

The Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic comprised a division that was anything but balanced last season. A total of thirty-five games was the margin of victory that separated the best team in the Southeast Division from the worst. And while the southeast was well represented in postseason play, the same division also produced the third...
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Steve Clifford compares Jeremy Lin and Kemba Walker with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson

The Charlotte Hornets added quite a few interesting veterans to their roster this summer, but none are more of a question mark than Jeremy Lin. After fighting through a tough year with the Los Angeles Lakers, Lin is looking to reestablish himself as a productive player. The only problem is Charlotte already has a franchise point guard, meaning Lin won't be able to find much playing...
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This is the inaugural industry dynasty mock draft for The Fantasy Fix, as we’ve typically just conducted purely single season mocks – but not this time – this time we’re running a-mock with dynasty picks. Constantly keeping an eye on the future while swimming with the fishes in the current is always a tough task in dynasty leagues, but typically it’s an enjoyable one complete...
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As amateurism erodes, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks

BOSTON — Like their counterparts in the pros, more college football stars are starting to snatch up trademark rights to their names, nicknames and fan slogans. The NCAA generally forbids its players from cashing in on their athletic success, but by gaining legal ownership of phrases tied to their personal brands, players can pave the way for lucrative licensing deals in the future...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Explains Dota Heroes with Real Life Examples

Charlotte Hornets point guard and noted gamer Jeremy Lin, explains what a Dota 2 heroes would look like in real life with a little help from his friends. Please note, no children were harmed in the making of this video, probably. The post Jeremy Lin Explains Dota Heroes with Real Life Examples appeared first on Hooped Up.
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Poised For a Great Season

A photo posted by Jeremy Lin (@jlin7) on Jul 13, 2015 at 1:19pm PDT Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin is now on his fifth team since joining the league. Not since playing with the Knicks has Lin been in a situation where he could flourish, but according to former New York Knicks Beat Writer Nathan Gottlieb. Playing with the Hornets offers the best chance for a Linsanity...
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21 days ago  |  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...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

How can the Charlotte Hornets take advantage of Jeremy Lin?

Charlotte Hornets backup point guard Jeremy Lin has strengths and weaknesses, just like everybody else. Lin can't space the floor like some of the league's elite primary ball-handlers, but one of the best parts of his game is the ability to attack the rim and finish at the basket. Here's a closer look at how Lin can help (and hurt) the Hornets next season, according to SB Nation...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets 2015 Offseason Grade

After the Lance Stephenson experiment went south, the Hornets opted for a new kind of crazy, bringing the Linsanity back to the East coast along with Frank the Tank and Tyler Hansbrough. In Jeremy Lin – two years, $4.3 million Aaron Harrison – two years, $1.39 million Tyler Hansbrough – one year, estimated $1.19 million Elliot Williams – one year, $1.02 million Spencer Hawes...
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Jeremy Lin Talks Gaming at DOTA 2 World Championships

Charlotte Hornets point guard Jeremy Lin made a surprise visit to the high stakes Dota 2 World Championships tournament and joined the broadcast team calling the event, to lend his analysis of the teams participating. BTW, the winner of this video game event takes home $18 million in prize money. The post Jeremy Lin Talks Gaming at DOTA 2 World Championships appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Kemba Walker & Jeremy Lin; Charlotte Hornets’ New 1-2 Punch at Point Guard

Hello again Hornets fans.  Is it crazy that I was most excited about Jeremy Lin as our free agent signings began?  It wasn’t the trade for Batum or moving Lance to the Clippers.  It wasn’t juggling Matt Barnes to the Grizzlies for Luke Ridnour for Jeremy Lamb either.  It was truly Jeremy Lin.  I was always intrigued by the guy.  Anyone who watched him in New York or even...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: 2015 Offseason Grade

The Lakers got better this summer, but were forced to settle when their top free agent targets signed elsewhere. In: Lou Williams – FA signing Brandon Bass – FA signing Roy Hibbert – via trade Out: Carlos Boozer – (currently a FA) Ronnie Price – (signed for Phoenix Suns) Jordan Hill – (signed for Indiana Pacers) Wayne Ellington – (signed for Brooklyn Nets) Ed...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

New Faces, New Skills; How will it all fit together?

This summer, the Charlotte Hornets made a good bit of roster changes.  So many, in fact, that there are 7 new players on the roster right now for the 2015-16 season.  You all know what the next statement usually is when there is a roster change as dramatic as this: It’s going to take time for this new group to mesh.  The loss of Josh McRoberts and addition of Lance Stephenson...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank the Tank, Linsanity, and More – Here Come the 15-16 Hornets!

Howdy Hornets fans!  Has this summer been exciting or what?  There have been trades, a draft pick, free agent signings, and summer league to boot!  What has all of this meant for our beloved Charlotte Hornets?  Well, it means so much as we approach the 2015-2016 season.  I’ll touch more on that in a bit.  Let’s take a quick recap of the 2014-15 season. Having a top-10 defense...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Harrison Honing His Game, Hoping To Make Hornets

Aaron Harrison is yet another player on whom Charlotte has chosen to take a chance during a transformational summer. Aaron Harrison, the six-foot, six-inch guard from Kentucky, was among the top high-school recruits a couple of years ago before watching six of his teammates have their names called on draft-day. Despite Harrison’s reputation for being a knock-down outside shooter...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Introduce Jeremy Lin

The Charlotte Hornets formally introduced newly signed free agent Jeremy Lin to the media yesterday and the 26-year-old guard says he will go back to his attacking ways that made him successful in the past. “I want to get back to what makes me what I am as a player, which is being aggressive, being on the attack and always charging toward the rim,” Lin said. “I think that...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Guard Jeremy Lin looking to find stability with Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Point guard Jeremy Lin is in search of some stability with the Charlotte Hornets. Lin said he has no regrets about leaving the New York Knicks after the 2012 season to sign with the Houston Rockets during his introductory press conference Monday. But the 26-year-old, one-year sensation made it pretty clear he's eager to find the right fit. Three teams removed...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Lottery Free Agency Roundup: 7/13

A look back at some of the free agent signings made by lottery teams last week. The Charlotte Hornets decided to announce the signing of Jeremy Lin to a two year $4 million deal on Wednesday night and it was a move that made a lot of sense for the Charlotte Hornets as they look to build a team that can make the playoffs in an increasingly deep Eastern conference. The Hornets bench...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Jeremy Lin Signing Grade

(Feb. 28, 2015 – Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Charlotte Hornets were able to attain a quality backup point guard behind Kemba Walker following the departure of Mo Williams, signing Harvard product Jeremy Lin to a two-year deal worth $4.3 million. The Hornets have made numerous changes that have propelled...
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July 12, 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...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets sign free agent point guard Jeremy Lin

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Charlotte Hornets signed free agent point guard Jeremy Lin on Thursday in hopes of improving a sagging offense. Terms of the deal were not released. The 6-foot-3 Lin has played in 291 NBA games for the Warriors, Knicks, Rockets and Lakers in five seasons, averaging 11.7 points, 4.8 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 26.9 minutes. The 26-year-old Lin is...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Jeremy Lin edition

The Charlotte Hornets have signed point guard Jeremy Lin.  The Hornets filled a big hole in the backcourt with the recent departure of Mo Williams; who signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers just days ago. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Lin will sign a two-year contract worth more than $4 million in total. In 74 games for the Los Angeles Lakers, Lin averaged 11.2 points, 4.6...
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Signs With Charlotte Hornets

A photo posted by Jeremy Lin (@jlin7) on Jul 8, 2015 at 7:15pm PDT Jeremy Lin will join the Charlotte Hornets on a two-year, $4.3 million deal. The free agent guard dropped a few hints of his pending move via Twitter and Instagram. Jeremy Lin's deal with the Charlotte Hornets will be two-years, $4M-plus, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Agrees to Sign with the Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets have been very busy this offseason, and they have made it clear that they want to compete in the 2015-16 NBA season. They were expected to be one of the playoff teams in the Eastern Conference last season, but things fell apart and they were forced to make changes this offseason. According to Jeremy Lin on Instagram, he has agreed to sign with the Hornets. ...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Hornets agree to two-year deal with Jeremy Lin

The Charlotte Hornets entered free agency with perimeter needs but precious little cap space to play with, but on the eve of the NBA lifting its free-agent moratorium the franchise was able to add a piece -- a well-known piece. The Hornets agreed to a two-year, $4-plus million deal with free-agent guard Jeremy Lin, according to Yahoo! Sports. The deal can not be finalized until the...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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