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  • Hive Talk Live 9-12-14

    By Doug Branson on September 12, 2014
    Special guest host David Walker joins Doug to breakdown a busy week in Hornets news PLUS the Hornets future is bright and so are the prospects of acquiring good talent in a midseason trade.   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe to us on iTunes and Stitcher.
  • 2014 Hornets Player Profile: Noah Vonleh

    By Doug Branson on September 12, 2014
    THE UPSIDE Around the night of the 2014 draft lottery, a lot of folks joking and not-so-jokingly commented something to the effect of, “Maybe with the Bobcats name leaving, our horrible draft luck will leave too.” I don’t know if they expected it to happen so soon but when the ping pong balls mercifully fell our way, the Hornets had […]
  • Hive Talk Live 9-5-14

    By Doug Branson on September 7, 2014
    Doug and Spencer talk about the impacts of the Noah Vonleh injury, the BS Report Hornets trade talk and Gerald Henderson’s possible new role.   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe to us on iTunes and Stitcher.
  • 2014 Hornets Player Profiles: Gary Neal

    By Doug Branson on August 29, 2014
    THE SPECIAL ORDER If I had to order a Gary Neal sandwich, I’d yell over the counter, “3 & D, hold the D!” Neal came to the Hornets from Milwaukee last year in a trade that saw fan favorites Ramon Sessions and Jeff Adrien pack their bags. But most fans that loved either Sessions or Adrien and they all would have […]
  • Hive Talk Live 8-27-14

    By Doug Branson on August 27, 2014
    Doug and Spencer talk with James Herbert of CBSSports.com about his interview with Hornets head coach Steve Clifford. PLUS, new arena upgrades, how much are they costing taxpayers & Lance Stephenson puts a Hornets twist on his latest rap venture.   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe to us on iTunes and Stitcher.
  • Hive Talk Live 8-22-14

    By Doug Branson on August 24, 2014
    Doug and Spencer are sweating out the dog days of Hornets news with some P.J. agent talk and TWC Arena updates on the horizon. PLUS: Jannero Pargo provided enough firepower to snag a one year contract, can he make an impact this year?   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe to us on iTunes and Stitcher.
  • Hive Talk Live 8-15-14

    By Doug Branson on August 15, 2014
    Doug and Spencer are joined by Will Webb from Charlotte Sports Foundation to discuss the Hornets All-Star bid chances. PLUS how does the schedule play out for the Hornets this season?   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.
  • 2014 Hornets Player Profiles: Bismack Biyombo

    By Doug Branson on August 13, 2014
    THE ETERNAL PROSPECT BIZnomaly  bizˈnäməlē/ - noun something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected. “Did that awkward offensive player just euro-step through the lane, what a BIZnomaly” synonyms: bizoddity, biznormality,bizaberration ~~ Bismack Biyombo is hard to pin down. In one moment, he makes a block that no human being has any business making. In another moment soon to follow, he’s […]
  • Hornets Make the Pitch for Future All-Star Game

    By Doug Branson on August 12, 2014
    Hornets Sports and Entertainment along with Charlotte Sports Foundation present their case for Charlotte to host the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend
  • Observer Report: Hornets Putting in Bid for Future All-Star Game

    By Doug Branson on August 11, 2014
    With the formal announcement coming Tuesday morning, Charlotte Observer reporter Rick Bonnell is reporting that the Hornets organization will put in a bid for a future All-Star weekend, possibly as soon as 2017. From the Observer: The Charlotte Hornets plan to formally submit a bid Tuesday to host either the 2017 or 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend, a source close to […]