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Charlotte Hornets’ Jeffery Taylor won’t appeal 24-game suspension

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor has been suspended for 24 games without pay by the NBA. Taylor plead guilty to misdemeanor domestic assault and malicious destruction of hotel property, stemming from an incident with a “girlfriend” last September. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver went beyond the standard 10-game suspension for a violent offense. The current climate in professional...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
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Shocking: Magic sneak past Hornets on 20-point comeback

Who would you want taking a jumper late in a game? What lineup would you want out on the floor for the Magic to erase a 23-point deficit? Who would you expect to get a big offensive rebound to break a tie and deliver the Magic the lead late in the game? Your answers to all these questions were probably the wrong answers Friday night. Opportunity came for the Magic and they were the...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
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Court Vision: Hornets lose another big lead, fall to Magic

Here's an inside look at the Charlotte Hornets' 105-100 home loss to the Orlando Magic on Friday night: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Once again, the Hornets let a big lead fade The season may be young, but the Hornets have already developed a pattern of building up sizable leads that were seemingly big enough to ensure victory -- only to fall apart in the end. A week ago at Portland (Nov...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
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WATCH: Charlotte Hornets Bismack Biyombo With the "Get That **** Out of My House" Block of the Night

Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo has the potential to be a great center in the NBA someday. He's got the size and the raw talent, but just has to figure out how to use it. Good thing is he does not have to be forced to play and risk developing bad habits. In the mean time, when he does play we get to be treated to the occasional gem.Like this beauty of a block: Read more »
Via FatManWriting
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Hive Five: Songs of the Charlotte Hornets

This is a new series, but it’s pretty simple: 5 songs that reflect the current status of the Charlotte Hornets. Enjoy. The Roots: Now Or Never Jefferson Starship: Find Your Way Back Blood Orange: You’re Not Good Enough Jonwayne: The Come Up Roxy Music: Take A Chance With Me
Via Trade Street Post
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Magic overcome 23-point second-half deficit to beat Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Evan Fournier scored 21 points, Tobias Harris had 17 points and 16 rebounds as the Orlando Magic erased a 23-point second-half deficit to hand the Charlotte Hornets their fourth straight loss 105-100 on Friday night. The Magic trailed by 15 entering the fourth quarter, but Willie Green sparked a comeback by scoring all nine of his points in the final period...
Via AP on Fox
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Magic erase 23-point deficit, beat Hornets 105-100

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Evan Fournier scored 21 points, Tobias Harris had 17 points and 16 rebounds as the Orlando Magic erased a 23-point second-half deficit to hand the Charlotte Hornets their fourth straight loss 105-100 on Friday night. The Magic trailed by 15 entering the fourth quarter, but Willie Green sparked a comeback by scoring all nine of his points in the final period...
Via AP on Fox
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Magic overcome 23-point second-half deficit to beat Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Evan Fournier scored 21 points, Tobias Harris had 17 points and 16 rebounds as the Orlando Magic erased a 23-point second-half deficit to hand the Charlotte Hornets their fourth straight loss 105-100 on Friday night. The Magic trailed by 15 entering the fourth quarter, but Willie Green sparked a comeback by scoring all nine of his points in the final period...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Magic Come Back From 23 Points Down to Beat Charlotte

Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic for the second consecutive contest had an energy issue. Only unlike against the Clippers, Orlando would snap out of their funk to win despite trailing by 23 points in the third quarter in Charlotte. The Magic defeated the Hornets 105-100 in stunning comeback fashion. It’s the 3rd-largest comeback in franchise...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic give the Orlando Magic a formidable frontcourt, and Al Jefferson has done precisely that for the Charlotte Hornets for over a year. Both teams, however, are still seeking consistency. Harris and Vucevic will try to help the visiting Magic bounce back from one of their worst performances...
Via AP on Fox
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Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic give the Orlando Magic a formidable frontcourt, and Al Jefferson has done precisely that for the Charlotte Hornets for over a year. Both teams, however, are still seeking consistency. Harris and Vucevic will try to help the visiting Magic bounce back from one of their worst performances...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Magic-Hornets Preview

Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic give the Orlando Magic a formidable frontcourt, and Al Jefferson has done precisely that for the Charlotte Hornets for over a year. Both teams, however, are still seeking consistency. Harris and Vucevic will try to help the visiting Magic bounce back from one of their worst performances of the season by sending Jefferson and the Hornets to a season...
Via AP on Fox
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Henderson yet to take advantage of extended playing time with Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It appears that Gerald Henderson will be spending his time with the Charlotte Hornets the exact same way it started when he was drafted by the then Bobcats in 2009. Back in his rookie season, under the guide of head coach Larry Brown; Henderson rarely saw the court in playing just over eight minutes a game. Rarely did he play in meaningful moments. But then Brown...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
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Lance Stephenson enjoyed his return to Indiana

            Lance Stephenson left the Indiana Pacers in free agency this past offseason, and signed with the Charlotte Hornets. His departure was not necessarily on the best terms, and he made his first return to face the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday. Indiana was able to pull off a dramatic 88-86 buzzer beating win over the Hornets due...
Via Sports-Glory
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Hornets Fall to 4-8 with Loss to the Pacers

A game that ended with a final score of 88-86 makes it sound like the game was quite the barn-burner.  Well, I guess in theory it was a barn-burner in the sense that many Hornets fans are ready to burn their barns over the inconsistency and losses.  I am on Twitter for most every broadcast of the games, and I read what fans say.  I try my best to not go defending like a crazy...
Via Trade Street Post
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Ex-IU player Cody Zeller uneven for Hornets

Former IU player had 7 points for the Charlotte Hornets, hears boos from crowd         
Via Indiana State - Official Site
2 days ago

Solomon Hill tips in game-winner against Charlotte Hornets

It was a tied game at 86 between the Indiana Pacers and Charlotte Hornets with 18 seconds left. With no Paul George and no David West, who did the Pacers go to? To Rodney Stuckey. Stuckey missed but Solomon Hill was there to tip it in for the win. The winning tip is right here: It pays to be alert, doesn’t it, Solomon? Great win by the Pacers. *** Solomon Hill image courtesy of Getty Images.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Charlotte Hornets Jeffery Taylor Suspended Following Domestic Violence Charges

It wasn’t long before Charlotte Hornets Jeffery Taylor was drafted into the NBA. As reported by USA Today, the forward was suspended for 24 days without pay by the NBA commissioner Adam Silver due to his role in a domestic violence incident. Jeffery Taylor who was drafted by the Charlotte Bobcats in 2012 has already missed 11 games with pay. He will now be absent from 13 additional...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Jeff Taylor Suspended 24 Games For Smashing GF’s Head Into Wall

  Hornets Jeff Taylor plead guilty to smashing his girlfriend’s head into a wall in a hotel room. With that said, this plea deal keeps him out of jail but he gets a misdemeanor. He also caused structural damage to the wall. NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces he has suspended the Hornets' Jeffery Taylor 24 games over domestic violence incident. — Ken Berger (@KBergCBS)...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Hornets Jeffery Taylor Suspended 24 Games For Domestic Violence

Photo Credit: hornets/iconosquare Domestic violence within athletes continues to hamper the world of sports, this time with Charlotte Hornets Jeffrey Taylor. After pleading guilty to a domestic assault charge that occurred back in September, NBA commissioner Adam Silver dropped the hammer on Taylor by suspending the Hornets’ forward 24 games without pay. Taylor has also been barred...
Via Blog Surface
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NBA suspends Hornets' Jeffery Taylor 24 games for domestic violence assault

After hearing about the NBA's first domestic abuse charge following the recent NFL controversy, I was pretty sure the league was going to come down hard on Taylor and the NBA has:The NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property last month...
Via Celtics Life
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Hornets’ Jeffery Taylor Suspended 24 Games For Domestic Assault

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property last month. The third-year player will get credit for the 11 games he has missed, and will sit out an additional 13 games. NBA Commissioner Adam...
Via NESN.com
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Hornets Jeff Taylor Suspended 24 Games for Domestic Violence Arrest

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor has been suspended 24 games by the NBA. Commissioner Adam Silver announced the news Wednesday, via USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt: NBA commissioner Adam Silver suspends Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor 24 games without pay for role in domestic violence case. — Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) November 19, 2014 Silver also commented on...
Via Thacover2
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Hornets F Taylor suspended 24 games by NBA after guilty plea

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property last month. The third-year player will get credit for the 11 games he has missed, and will sit out an additional 13 games. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a release...
Via AP on Fox
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NBA suspends Taylor 24 games for domestic violence plea

Charlotte Hornets guard Jeffrey Taylor was arrested back in September following a domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend and another male. Taylor was immediately deactivated by the Hornets while the investigation continued, and Taylor eventually avoided jail by pleading not guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence and malicious destruction of property related to bashing...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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