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Indiana Pacers Season Preview: Paul George as the Centerpiece of Grand Ambition

Posted on 17 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

The Indiana Pacers have made the playoffs in five of the last six seasons, including two conference finals. They were built to win a championship and got sidetracked. With Paul George healthy again, a new head coach in Nate McMillan and interesting additions like Jeff Teague and Al Jefferson, Larry Bird is trying to get them back in a position to win a championship. More

Jeremy Lin Criminally Misused, Steve Clifford Looks Lost, Charlotte Hornets in Trouble

Posted on 18 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

It’s hard to think of one word that descibes how bad the Charlotte Hornets looked in game of their first round NBA Playoffs series, losing 123-91 to the Miami Heat. Steve Clifford looked clueless, Kemba Walker showed how useless a scoring point guard can be, everyone forgot how to pass the ball and Jeremy Lin was underused, misused and generally put in a position which denied him and the team any chance of succeeding. More

Jeremy Lin Starts & Sizzles, Al Jefferson Getting Better, Charlotte Hornets Stay Put

Posted on 14 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

The Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 117-103 to close out a fantastic regular season by their standards, starting Jeremy Lin instead of the injured Nicolas Batum and getting another fine performance from Al Jefferson off the bench, although all of that didn’t help them move up the Eastern Conference Standings, if they were even looking to do that. More

Jeremy Lin Nearly Flawless, Al Jefferson Dominates Post, Charlotte Hornets Surprisingly Cruise

Posted on 12 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

The Charlotte Hornets beating the Boston Celtics 114-100 has one big name marked all over it – Jeremy Lin, getting scoring help from Al Jefferson, Kemba Walker and Marvin Williams. It wasn’t just the way Lin once again carried the team against one of their tougher opponents, but there was also something interesting going on with the officiating, just hours after the NBA responded to the Lin Flagrant Fouls video and email. More

Jeremy Lin Gets Toyed With, Kemba Walker Bounces Back, Charlotte Hornets Move On

Posted on 7 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

The Charlotte Hornets had no problem capping off their road series with a 111-97 win over the New York Knicks that included big nights for Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson, a very big starting lineup and Jeremy Lin thrown back to the bench, which not for the first time comes after a good game for him and shakes up his confidence. More

Jeremy Lin Doesn’t Disappoint, Kemba Walker Horrendous, Charlotte Hornets Fall Behind

Posted on 6 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

Without Nicolas Batum and with someone that used to be Al Jefferson, the Charlotte Hornets lost 96-90 on the road to the Toronto Raptors, with Kemba Walker having a mostly atrocious game and one Jeremy Lin, who showed once again why he deserves a spot in the lineup on a more regular basis. More

Jeremy Lin With Defensive Masterclass, Nicolas Batum Fantastic, Charlotte Hornets Bounce Back

Posted on 27 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

The Charlotte Hornets didn’t let their loss a night before get to them, having no problem beat up on the Milwaukee Bucks 115-91 in a very good shooting night from Nicolas Batum, Kemba Walker and Marvin Williams, while Jeremy Lin did well offensively, but was at his poaching best on defense. More

Jeremy Lin Clutch Despite Everything, Charlotte Hornets Unstoppable

Posted on 18 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

The Charlotte Hornets are in direct competition for the number 3 and 4 seeds in the Eastern conference following a 109-106 win over the Miami Heat, led by Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson in scoring, but turning to Jeremy Lin to win the game by being clutch from the free throw line. More

Jeremy Lin Still Struggling, Kemba Walker Gliding, Charlotte Hornets Streaking

Posted on 8 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

The Charlotte Hornets are having a great time, and so is Kemba Walker, having his way against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jeremy Lin? He’s doing a lot of things right, but shooting well (and subsequently scoring) isn’t one of them. More

Jeremy Lin Only Good Defensively as Charlotte Hornets Carried by Kemba Walker & Nicolas Batum

Posted on 5 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

The Charlotte Hornets took a big step towards the NBA playoffs with a 108-101 win over the Indiana Pacers following another big offensive night for Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum, while Jeremy Lin played his part on defense, although remains inconsistent with his shooting, his Achilles heel this season with things he is responsible for. More