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Author archive for Spencer Percy

  • Week 8 Preview: Responding to Adversity

    By Spencer Percy on December 4, 2017
    A crucial week, and homestretch, for the Hornets season begins tonight in what should be considered a must-win against Orlando. Charlotte will welcome in the reigning champion Golden State Warriors Wednesday and then round out the four-game home-stand this weekend with the struggling Lakers and Bulls in a Friday-Saturday back-to-back. Charlotte stands at 8-13 overall and currently three games out […]
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  • Week 7 Preview: Hornets Meet Crossroads

    By Spencer Percy on November 29, 2017
    Playing anywhere other than Charlotte has been a house of horrors for the Hornets so far this season. The team is 1-8 away from home and face two tough eastern conference opponents on the road this week in Toronto and Miami. At 8-11 overall, facing two road games this week, and staring at a schedule that doesn’t ease up much […]
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  • Hornets second half struggles continue; drop 5th straight

    By Spencer Percy on November 16, 2017
    Lebron James scored 31 points, Charlotte allowed Cleveland to gobble up 16 offensive rebounds and the Hornets shooting struggles from deep continued (32% in 5 game losing streak) as they sputtered to 6-26 (23%) from deep. Once again, the Hornets faded in the second half en route to their fifth straight defeat – 115-107 final. In a night that saw […]
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  • Week 4 Preview: Hornets look to survive back end of road trip

    By Spencer Percy on November 7, 2017
    Charlotte will only play three games in the next nine days, but have an important two game road stretch this week at the Knicks and Boston to round-out the four game road swing. After impressive back to back wins against Orlando and at Memphis last Sunday-Monday, the Hornets stumbled on the road in San Antonio and then what was easily […]
  • Reax: Hornets get back-to-back statement wins

    By Spencer Percy on October 31, 2017
    Thanks to a dominant second half, Charlotte rallied from a 13-point deficit in Memphis last night to take down the Grizzlies 104-99. Make it back-to-back nights where Hornets take down the number-one team in the Eastern (Orlando) and Western (Memphis) Conference, respectively. Let’s dig in to both of the back-to-back wins for Charlotte. vs. Orlando Kemba Walker carried the Hornets […]
  • Hornets blowout Denver at home

    By Spencer Percy on October 25, 2017
    Charlotte looked strong tonight in the first of three straight home games. The Hornets made slight work of a Nuggets team that didn’t look ready to play in a 110-93 waxing. Frank Kaminsky led the Hornets with 20 points (9-15 FG), 4 rebounds and 3 assists. Frank was impressive all night. Being aggressive looking for shot without forcing things, driving […]
  • Film Breakdown: Hornets offense shows life in Miami

    By Spencer Percy on October 10, 2017
    After a slow start to the preseason for Charlotte on the offensive end, Monday night in Miami proved as a sigh of relief for Hornets fans that were ready to panic over the fit of some key new pieces in this lineup. Minus Nic Batum in the lineup, Charlotte will have to work harder for consistency on the offensive end. […]
  • ’17-’18 Player Forecast: Michael Carter-Williams

    By Spencer Percy on September 20, 2017
    Player Forecast for Michael Carter-Williams Position: Point Guard Height: 6’6″ Weight: 190 lbs. Michael Carter-Williams, the rookie of the year from 2013-14, has had nothing but a perplexing journey in the NBA since. Three years and three teams later, MCW now finds himself in the middle of a one-year self-reclamation project with Charlotte. The one-year, $2.7M deal that MCW and […]
  • ’17-’18 Player Forecast: Malik Monk

    By Spencer Percy on September 6, 2017
    Player Forecast on Malik Monk Position: Shooting Guard Height: 6’4″ Weight: 200 lbs. Reasons for Optimism: Malik Monk fell into the Charlotte Hornets’ lap on Draft night this offseason. Many experts did not believe Monk would be available when the Hornets went on the clock with the 11th overall pick….but he was. Selecting Monk was a steal and he will […]
  • ’17-’18 Player Forecast: Jeremy Lamb

    By Spencer Percy on August 30, 2017
    Player Forecast on Jeremy Lamb Position: Shooting Guard Height: 6’5″ Weight: 185 lbs. Reasons for Optimism: As Lamb enters his third season with Charlotte and the second season of his three-year, $21mm contract extension with the team, the jury is still out on the 25-year old. It will be hard to ever view Lamb as a real negative contract for […]