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NBA Rumors – Charlotte Hornets Taking Their Time With Frank Kaminsky

Posted on 11 Nov, 2015, by in NBA

When the Charlotte Hornets drafted Frank Kaminsky as the ninth overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, one of the reasons was him being one of the more NBA-ready players in the draft class. A few months later, and he’s playing nine minutes per game. More

Charlotte Hornets – Jeremy Lin Does a Lot with a Little

Posted on 4 Nov, 2015, by in NBA

If you’re going to get a delayed first win of the season, it better be like this. Jeremy Lin didn’t need 30 minutes or an increased role as the Charlotte Hornets erased the 0 from their W column, walking all over the Chicago Bulls in a 130-105 win. More

Charlotte Hornets – Jeremy Lin Needs Steve Clifford to Let Him Bounce Back

Posted on 3 Nov, 2015, by in NBA

Believe it or not, getting the first win of the season isn’t the most important thing for the Charlotte Hornets going into game number 4, this time facing the Chicago Bulls, a team they dominated in the preseason meet. It’s about playing the kind of basketball they envisioned when they built this team, and that can only be achieved by making Jeremy Lin the main playmaker on the floor, and someone who gets 30 minutes or more each night. More

Charlotte Hornets – Jeremy Lin Hoping Old Patterns Aren’t Starting to Emerge

Posted on 2 Nov, 2015, by in NBA

The Charlotte Hornets still can’t find a win, losing 92-94 at home to the Atlanta Hawks, as Jeremy Lin had his first bad night for his new team in terms of shooting, but being underused and misused in weird lineups isn’t helping him or the team. More

Charlotte Hornets – Jeremy Lin Puts on a Show in China

Posted on 12 Oct, 2015, by in NBA

Playing in China with the Charlotte Hornets set the stage for Jeremy Lin to have another fantastic night of preseason basketball, which was about impressing the local fans but also showing just how special he can be for his new team. More

NBA Rumors – Los Angeles Clippers Risking it all on Lance Stephenson

Posted on 16 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

In one of those risky, make-or-break moves, the Los Angeles Clippers traded with the Charlotte Hornets for Lance Stephenson, giving Spencer Hawes and Matt Barnes in return. More

Oklahoma City Thunder – Kevin Durant Still in MVP Mode

Posted on 21 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

Less than a month after the Cleveland Cavaliers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder at home, Kevin Durant wouldn’t let that slight get by him a second time and put on quite the offensive performance to lead his team to a 102-95 win. More

Golden State Warriors – Stephen Curry Will Have Another Sad Ending

Posted on 15 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

When this season began, the Golden State Warriors were a team some looked at and saw potential NBA champions if everything came together. There have been ups & downs this season, but another home loss, this time to the Cleveland Cavaliers, probably shut the book on anyone having illussions that this Stephen Curry led group has any chance of doing better than last year. More

NBA Rumors – Philadelphia 76ers Trying to Trade Evan Turner & Spencer Hawes

Posted on 8 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

The trade deadline is approaching, and the Philadelphia 76ers are still trying to acquire more draft picks, trying to use Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes as bait to convince a team to give them a first round pick. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets & Philadelphia 76ers Trading For Omer Asik

Posted on 15 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets are trying to get rid of Omer Asik for quite some time. It didn’t start out that way, but the center has been asking to leave since the offseson, and might be closer to getting his wish with a trade to the Philadelphia 76ers. More