Author archive for James Plowright

  • Charlotte Refuse To Extend $4.1 Qualifying Offer To Bismack Biyombo

    By James Plowright on June 29, 2015
    During Monday afternoon Yahoo Spots reported that the Charlotte Hornets had not extend the $4.1 million qualifying offer to Bismack Biyombo. The Hornets did not tender a qualifying offer to forward Bismack Biyombo, a source told Yahoo Sports. He is now an unrestricted free agent. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June 29, 2015 This may be a surprise to some […]
  • Hornets Discuss Possible Lance Stephenson Deal with Clippers

    By James Plowright on June 15, 2015
      On an otherwise quiet Monday afternoon Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Hornets were in trade discussion with the LA Clippers in a deal centred round Lance Stephenson. Yahoo Sources: Clippers, Hornets discussing a trade centered on Lance Stephenson. http://t.co/cDDCNs2Pn7 — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 15, 2015 The rumoured deal would send sharp shooting centre Spencer Hawes and veteran […]
  • QCH Source: Hornets “Not Optimistic” on Working Out Many Lottery Prospects

    By James Plowright on June 4, 2015
    With the draft process kicking into full swing, a number of Charlotte fans are keeping an eye out for potential number nine picks coming in and working out for the team. However, a source from within inside the Hornets organization told Queen City Hoops  “We’re not optimistic on working out many players who are in contention for the ninth pick.” The source wished to […]
  • Cody Zeller Update: Injury Worst Than Originally Thought

    By James Plowright on May 25, 2015
    Zeller originally injured his shoulder in a blowout 95-69 loss to the Washington Wizards on March 9th. At the time, it was diagnosed as a shoulder sprain. Despite Clifford saying Cody couldn’t lift his shoulder above his head, he was expected to return in 1-2 weeks. However, as the weeks went on there was still no sight of Zeller, whenever Clifford […]
  • How Player Agents Could Shape The Hornets Draft

    By James Plowright on May 14, 2015
    When it comes to the NBA draft there are a number of factors fans take into account when trying to figure out who their team will take. Size, strength, skill and attitude are discussed tirelessly throughout late May and June, but what if there was a giant clue staring us in the face? This entire article has a little bit […]
  • Hornets Pummel Pistons 102-78

    By James Plowright on April 1, 2015
    The Hornets continued to play with the fans emotions by defeating the Pistons 102-78, with six Hornets scoring in double figures Charlotte came out hot in the first quarter (No seriously, this isn’t an April fools) outscoring the Pistons 33-25. Kemba Walker did the majority of the damage, scoring 12 points and only missing one shot from the field. Al Jefferson […]
  • Instant Reax & Grades: Celtics down Hornets 116-104

    By James Plowright on March 30, 2015
    The Draft Lottery is May 19th, you might want to add that to your diary folks. The Hornets 31-42 Charlotte Hornets fell to their 8th seed playoff rivals the Boston Celtics in a physical, high scoring affair. This disappointing result is just another page in the chapter that is the disappointing 2014-15 season. Boston Celtics 110 FinalRecap | Box Score […]
  • Examining the Mo Williams & Troy Daniels trade

    By James Plowright on February 10, 2015
    Charlotte trade Gary Neal & a 2019 2nd round pick for Minnesota’s Mo Williams & Troy Daniels Early Tuesday afternoon Charlotte made a move just nine days before the trade deadline to try and solidify their playoff push. With Kemba Walker likely out another 4 weeks and Brian Roberts struggling with a shoulder injury, Cho felt like he had no […]
  • Queen City Hoops Twitter Mailbag #1

    By James Plowright on January 27, 2015
    This was a great way of combining two of my favorite things, Twitter and talking about the Hornets! It’s always great fun interacting with passionate Hornets fans, I got some great questions from: @AdamLaGrange – @DCWLN – @SwarmnSting – @QCsportsReport – @Chill1121 – @OriginalBuzzCLT. If you enjoyed reading this and would like to get your question featured on next week’s mailbag make sure you tweet me @JPlowright_NBA @JPlowright_NBA @QCHblog When […]
  • Charlotte’s Ultimate List of Trade Targets

    By James Plowright on January 4, 2015
        With the Hornets fading from the playoff picture and a roster with more questions than Philadelphia 76ers have 2nd round picks, it seems inevitable the Hornets will make a trade before the February 19th trade deadline. Rich Cho may have a checkered history when it comes to the draft, but it’s finding good value on the trade market […]