2015 Charlotte Hornets Media Day

So the 2015 Charlotte Hornets Media Day is in the books.  This makes the 4th appearance Trade Street Post has made to one in it’s almost 5 year existence.  It’s definitely one of the biggest events that our site can attend because it gives us a chance to actually sit and talk with the players […]


Charlotte Hornets Media Day 2015 – Talking with Jeremy Lin

The 2015 Charlotte Hornets Media Day is in the books folks. There were a ton of news media there as well as “the blog sites”, as we were affectionately referred to during the day. I live tweeted pictures from Time Warner Cable Arena during the entire event yesterday. I went until my phone battery gave […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Hornets Additions

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.  […]


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 […]

Here we see just what goes on in the draft lottery calculations...sorta...

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]