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What a Difference a Year Makes for Kemba Walker in Charlotte

Last summer in Brooklyn at Gersh Park Kemba Walker gets the steal, and then embarrasses the helpless defender with a nasty crossover, then hits Lance Born Ready Stephenson with a dazzling no look pass and then Stephenson is fouled but still scores to complete the spectacular three point play. The crowd goes berserk! After the game the two former New York high school basketball legends...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets’ Gerald Henderson: I didn’t play my best last season

Here’s the deal on Gerald Henderson and the Charlotte Hornets: He’s a little disappointed in how he played last season but welcomed his team signing free-agent shooting guard Lance Stephenson last month. Does he still want to start? Of course, but whatever coach Steve Clifford decides next season, Henderson says he’ll compete, contribute and keep his head on straight. Henderson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

6 Hornets That Could Sway the Season

There are 6 Charlotte Hornets players on my mind right now that could possibly be key factors that could change the way the world looks at the Hornets from the 2014-2015 season on. Now, I need to clarify 2 things for everyone. First, I excluded Al Jefferson because he’s going to do what he does, and he already fits the mold of a player that WILL sway the season  He swayed us last...
Via Trade Street Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Cody Zeller must step up

 “With the 4th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Charlotte Bobcats select Cody Zeller from Indiana University.” When these words echoed out of former NBA commissioner David Stern’s mouth, the Charlotte fan base had a very mixed reaction.  Some of their reactions probably ranged from: “Why not take Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel?” “I hope he does not end up like Adam Morrison...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Charlotte Hornets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Moves Made: Signed Lance Stephenson, Marvin Williams, Brian Roberts, Jannero Pargo Drafted Noah Vonleh, PJ Hairston Strongest: Signing Lance Stephenson Now I was a critic of this signing, questioning Lance’s maturity both on and off the floor and his fit on...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blogcat's Take, 8/2 - A closer look at Bria...

The purpose of this week’s take is to provide closer look at the Hornets’ new backup point guard Brian Roberts. And by “closer” I mean “any whatsoever,” because this one wasn’t exactly an 11 on the excite-o-meter. If the LeBron James decision was the Sun in the Milky Way of Offseason Player Movement, Roberts is...no, forget it, I can’t even make a “Uranus”-style...
Via BobcatsPlanet
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Shows Off Sick Handles At Nike Pro Am (Video)

Lance Stephenson is a New York City legend, so of course he should be able to handle the ball like a wizard at times.  The newly signed Charlotte Hornets guard put those handles on display recently at the Nike Pro City League in New York City. Stephenson, aka Born Ready, really put the hurting on this defender. H/T Lance Stephenson 
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Hornets Breakthrough?

The Charlotte Bobcats Hornets have been a no-luck franchise… in the years since their inception in 1988. With a total of 0 NBA Finals appearances, 0 Conference Finals appearances, and 0 Division Titles the Hornets have been a key model of what-not-to-do when running a NBA team. So when this season saw the, now Hornets, […] The post Can the Hornets Breakthrough? appeared first...
Via Outside Analysis
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Why Lance Stephenson is the X-factor

Formerly known as the Charlotte Bobcats, the Hornets made huge strives this past season as they made the playoffs for the first time since their 2009 campaign where they got swepped by Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic. This is the first time since Michael Jordan has owned the team where Charlotte looks like a force to be reckoned with in the Eastern Conference. When the Hornets...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Charlotte Hornets: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Hornets (Bobcats) are coming off arguably their best season, have an excellent coach and young foundation and have signed a big free agent (Lance Stephenson) for the 2nd straight offseason (Al Jefferson). The Hornets aren’t among the 1st tier of Eastern Conference teams...
Via HoopStuff
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets ink rookie Vonleh, veteran Pargo

The Charlotte Hornets announced two signings on Friday, adding both youth and veteran leadership to the team. While financial terms were not disclosed, general manager Rich Cho reported the signing of first-round draft pick Noah Vonleh. The team also added point guard, and 10-year pro Jannero Pargo, who was re-signed to a one-year deal. Vonleh was the ninth overall pick in this year...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Predictions: Charlotte Hornets 2014 National TV...

I believe the days of Charlotte having zero or just one courtesy appearance on National TV are long gone. With the Hornets being a playoff team, having a very solid draft and adding Lance Stephenson who is the type of player that people will tune in to see so that they can either root for or against him, How many National appearances do you predict we get this season?
Via BobcatsPlanet
24 days ago  |  Discuss

MJ told Lance Stephenson he needs to 'calm down'

Lance Stephenson made it clear during his introductory press conference with the Charlotte Hornets that he’s more than just the guy that blew in LeBron James’ ear during the playoffs.  “I bring more to the table than blowing in someone’s ear,” Stephenson said Friday of the incident with LeBron James that brought him so much notoriety The multi-talented shooting guard said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson: ‘I’m a great player’

The Charlotte Hornets introduced guard Lance Stephenson on Friday. “We are extremely excited to add Lance to our team,” Hornets general manager Rich Cho said.  “He is a great up-and-coming player with an incredibly high ceiling.  He is an exceptional athlete who has the versatility and skill to play multiple positions on both offense and defense.  We believe he will be...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets reveal new uniforms

The Buzz is back in Charlotte. The Charlotte Hornets, formerly Bobcats, formerly Hornets, have revealed their new uniforms for the 2014-15 season and beyond, and they’re definitely different than the old Hornets uniforms. Introducing the brand new Charlotte #HornetsUnis! http://t.co/MgHy2DcOTXpic.twitter.com/w59MlUvRgd — Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) June 19, 2014 Players from the...
Via Full Scale Sports
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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