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  • NBA Free Agency 2014: Examining Brian Roberts’ Fit With The Hornets

    By Dakota Schmidt on July 19, 2014
    Brian Roberts is known for his three point shooting, but it’s not his only skill. 
  • NBA Free Agency 2014: Exploring Marvin Williams’ Fit With Hornets

    By Dakota Schmidt on July 16, 2014
    With the dominoes continuing to fall, Charlotte stealthily picked through the slew of remaining free agents, and filled a need by signing veteran Marvin Williams to 2 year/$14 million dollar deal. While the league-wide reputation surrounding Williams might be negative because of how he was unable to meet lofty expectations after he was selected 2nd overall in the 2005 draft, […]
  • REPORT: Charlotte Hornets Show Interest In Kirk Hinrich

    By Dakota Schmidt on July 12, 2014
      While the main focus of the Hornets community has been on focused on the potential upgrade at the Small Forward position, the secondary concern for Charlotte lies with their real lack of a solid backup point guard. Since the departure of Ramon Sessions, Charlotte struggled to find a competent replacement as Luke Ridnour had one of his worst seasons […]
  • What Would Happen If The Hornets Don’t Make A Move During the Offseason?

    By Dakota Schmidt on July 5, 2014
    As the season of madness known as “Free Agency” continues to ware on, the potential rumors that surround the Charlotte Hornets have been pretty barren. While the likes of Lance Stephenson and Gordon Hayward have been linked to Hornets since the start of the month, those rumors haven’t quite gone past that initial phrase. Despite the fact that the Hornets […]
  • Charlotte Hornets Draft Profile: Noah Vonleh

    By Dakota Schmidt on June 30, 2014
    Dakota Schmidt profiles new Charlotte Hornets power forward sensation out of Indiana, Noah Vonleh.
  • 2014 Hornets Draft Profile: Nik Stauskas

    By Dakota Schmidt on June 20, 2014
      Following to the close to an extremely entertaining and historic 2013-14 campaign for Charlotte, the team’s luck continued to remain in tact as they transitioned towards the off season. Despite being in the middle of the playoff picture, Charlotte still has an extremely solid lottery pick (9th overall) to continue to help with their climb up the Eastern Conference […]
  • Season Report Card ’13-14 – Anthony Tolliver

    By Dakota Schmidt on June 4, 2014
    PER PER Against (Net) Anthony Tolliver 11.0 10.9 (+.01) Strengths: As a last-minute offseason addition to a pretty depleted Charlotte frontcourt, the 6’8 Anthony Tolliver did a fantastic job in his role as a long-range sniper. That continued consistency from beyond the arc is clearly showcased from the basic fact that he shot 41% from behind the three-point line. While […]
  • Season Report Card ’13-14: Al Jefferson

    By Dakota Schmidt on May 28, 2014
      PER PER Against (Net) Al Jefferson 24.5 17.4 (+7.1) While there’s usually an influx of uncertainty that surrounds a high-priced free agent signing in the NBA, that level of skepticism was escalated when the Bobcats signed veteran Al Jefferson to a three-year deal. Despite the fact that the move marked a potential change in the overall landscape of the […]
  • Charlotte Defeats Cleveland Behind An Offensive Show From Al Jefferson

    By Dakota Schmidt on March 8, 2014
    Cleveland Cavaliers 92 Final Recap | Box Score 101 Charlotte Bobcats Josh McRoberts, PF Shot Chart 38 MIN | 4-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 7 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 11 PTS | +6Hiding in the shadow of offensive powerhouse Al Jefferson, Josh McRoberts had a solid overall performance in […]
  • Bobcats Sign D-League All-Star Justin Hamilton To 10-Day Contract

    By Dakota Schmidt on March 3, 2014
    Mere hours after the Bobcats cut ties to controversial veteran guard Ben Gordon, Rich Cho and company signed D-League All-Star Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract. While Al Jefferson has undoubtedly been Charlotte’s shining star during their potential playoff run, the team has lacked a consistent backup center with the continued up-and-down play of Bismack Biyombo. While Hamilton is a […]