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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 […]

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From the Hendo to the Wall vs. Nic at Night; A Trade at a Glance

Former Cats Crazies know exactly what I’m talking about when I say, “From the Hendo to the Wall”.  That was our battle cry for Gerald Henderson when the Cats Crazies existed.  If Hendo did something good, we would belt that phrase out.  Hendo, the last of the long tenured Bobcats/Hornets was traded this summer along […]

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Who is Spencer Hawes?

I’m ashamed to say that when the Charlotte Hornets made the trade to send Lance Stephenson to the Los Angeles Clipper for Spencer Hawes and Matt Barnes, I immediately said, “Who is Spencer Hawes?” I’m a sheltered NBA fan.  The Charlotte Hornets are my only true pro sports passion, so, of course, I let popular […]

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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.  […]

Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago Highlight Final Group C Action In Charlotte

On Wednesday night, all eyes will be on Charlotte, NC as they host the world’s No. 1 sport. FIFA’s CONCACAF Gold Cup continues at Bank Of America stadium featuring a doubleheader consisting of Cuba taking on Guatemala and Mexico battling Trinidad & Tobago, scheduled for 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., respectively. Luckily for fans wanting […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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