2017 NBA All-Star Game Awarded To Charlotte

In a formal announcement expected tomorrow, reports have surfaced that the Charlotte Hornets have won the bid to host the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend. Bids for the 2017 extravaganza were taken last summer. According to The Charlotte Observer, Adam Silver all but assured Charlotte would receive an All-Star Weekend bid in the near future after […]

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The Draft is Coming – Who Will Join the Swarm?

So many things dance in my head when the NBA draft comes around.  I wonder what our team needs are.  I wonder if the BPA will be a player that we need the most.  I wonder if we will trade up to get to that BPA that we need.  I wonder if we will trade […]

Charlotte Hornets Deciding Between Offense or Defensive Big Man In NBA Draft

For the second consecutive season, the Charlotte Hornets will be selecting No. 9 overall in the NBA Draft. After finishing the season 16 games under .500, mainly due to a plethora of injuries to starting players, the Hornets will look to add another talented piece to the roster on June 25 at the Barclays Center. […]

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Draft Lotto Tonight; Will Lady Luck Smile on the Hornets?

Draft Lotto time again Hornets fans.  Being a Hornets-Bobcats-Hornets fan, I know all about the good times and the bad times of the NBA Draft Lottery.  Back when the Hornets got back-to-back years where we landed Charlotte Larry Johnson and Alonzo Mourning; that was a time where I had belief in the good side of […]

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Hornets out-last Sixers 92-91

The Charlotte Hornets were neck-and-neck with the Philadelphia 76ers the whole way, even trailing by 1 in the waning seconds before Gerald Henderson put in the game winning layup with six seconds to play. Coming the other way, Ish Smith missed a driving layup, Henderson grabbed the rebound to seal Philadelphia’s fate. Kemba Walker carried […]

Boston Celtics v Charlotte Hornets

Tired Hornets Fall to Celtics, 116-104

I used to always talk about the Bobcats losing games that they shouldn’t have and winning games that they shouldn’t have.  I used to talk about how when we would play a team worse than us, we would play down to their level.  Last night, at home, with playoff implications pending, the Hornets did not […]

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Hornets snap losing streak, beat shorthanded Hawks

The Charlotte Hornets had lost three consecutive games coming in to Saturday’s match-up with the Atlanta Hawks. Atlanta, having already clinched the Eastern Conference’s number one seed took the opportunity to rest four of their starters, while Jeff Teague was out of the lineup due to injury, meaning the entire starting line for the Hawks […]

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Wizards outlast Hornets in 2OT

The Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards were neck-and-neck until the very end in a battle of attrition last night in D.C. as the Wizards got the better of Charlotte in double-overtime, 110-107. It was a hard-fought game as Al Jefferson and John Wall led their respective teams in scoring with Jefferson notching 31 points on […]

Visit From Rockets Tops List of Most Expensive Hornets Home Games Remaining

After a damning loss on Friday night in double overtime against the Washington Wizards, the Charlotte Hornets were given a gift on Saturday night when the conference leading Atlanta Hawks rested their starters. The Hornets picked up a 115-100 victory to keep them alive in the hunt for the eighth seed. Charlotte is currently on […]

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Hornets falter at home, lose to Nets 91-88

The Charlotte Hornets played their first home game since a five-game road trip on Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena. It wasn’t pretty. Though the Hornets were very much in the game until the end, and held the lead for a large portion, they didn’t seem to be doing much of anything well. The defense […]

Charlotte Hornets v Chicago Bulls

Bulls Too Much for Hornets; Lose 98-86

Our 30 – 39 Hornets are so frustrating to watch at times.  Offensive schemes become frustrating, missed shots become frustrating, poor defense becomes frustrating, and overall, this team is just frustrating.  I love my Hornets, but I just don’t get it.  I don’t choose to celebrate from night to night as to whether or not […]

Charlotte Hornets v Minnesota Timberwolves

Hornets Come From 13 back to Defeat the T-Wolves

The Hornets snapped a 3-game losing streak by defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 109-98 last night.  They are going to need to get locked in to some wins if they want to continue on pace to make the playoffs again this season.  The Hornets scorers were led by Mo Williams, former T-Wolf, with 24 points.  He […]

Charlotte Hornets v Cleveland Cavaliers

Could Bismack Biyombo Become what Ben Wallace Was?

Anyone who has followed Trade Street Post for the past 4+ years will know that I have a special place in my heart for Bismack Biyombo.  I have argued his curious case since Charlotte drafted him 7th in the 2011 NBA draft.  He had not started playing organized basketball until age 16, and in that […]

Charlotte NCAA Tourney Tickets Propped Up By Duke Support

Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena will assume the role as host for the second and third round of both the East and South Regions of the 2015 NCAA Tournament this weekend. The second and third round games include two national championship contenders along with an NCAA mainstay over the past decade. According to SeatSmart.com, the […]

Chicago Bulls v Charlotte Hornets

Hornets overcome deficit, beat Bulls at home

The Charlotte Hornets came into Friday night’s home game against the Chicago Bulls having lost two in a row to the Washington Wizards and Sacramento Kings. In addition to the deflating losses, the starting front-court in Al Jefferson and Cody Zeller, was out last night, as the two big-men are currently both battling injuries. Chicago […]

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