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  • Why paying Kemba, sustaining continuity could be wisest decision

    By Spencer on October 2, 2014
    Kemba Walker is due for a payday, are the Hornets the best team to provide the big bucks? Tell us in the comment section.
  • Report: City of Charlotte approves $33.5 million in arena upgrades

    By Spencer on September 9, 2014
    The Charlotte City Council arrived at a 9-2 vote decision yesterday to approve the spending of $33.5 million in upgrades to Time Warner Cable Arena in Uptown Charlotte. In a result that wasn’t extremely surprising, the Hornets got the result they were looking for yesterday when the City Council of Charlotte did keep their end of the arena contractual agreement […]
  • Observer Report: Rookie Noah Vonleh out 6-8 weeks

    By Spencer on September 2, 2014
    According to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, Noah Vonleh had surgery today to take care of a sports hernia. His expected time away from basketball is 6-8 weeks, and that will keep him out of training camp. Although head coach Steve Clifford has already come out and made it clear that he doesn’t expect Vonleh to have a huge […]
  • Source: P.J. Hairston has new agent, but within same agency (UMG)

    By Spencer on August 22, 2014
    The team announced today that first-round pick P.J. Hairston has officially signed his rookie contract that will pay him approximately $2 million over the next two seasons. There’s one obviously underlying fact here – Hairston and the Hornets must have found a way to have him represented by an agent that is certified through the NBPA’s Security and Agent Administration […]
  • The Allure of an All-Star Weekend

    By Spencer on August 14, 2014
    The reach is extremely strong for the NBA all-star game. Consider this: Last season in New Orleans, more than 1,800 media members covered all-star weekend events, including 265 international media members. The opportunity for the city of Charlotte, if they landed the event, would be immense. Basketball is thought to be the second most popular sport globally, so the thought […]
  • Charlotte Hornets LV Summer League Recap: Game 7

    By Spencer on July 20, 2014
    The dream is over. After starting 0-3 in Vegas, the Hornets reeled off three straight wins to find themselves in the semi-finals of the Las Vegas Summer League tournament. A 83-79 loss to Houston Sunday night sends everyone representing Charlotte home. P.J. Hairston The 26th overall pick led the Hornets with 27 points on 9-24 shooting from the floor. For […]
  • Hornets officially introduce Lance Stephenson

    By Spencer on July 18, 2014
    An unsettling feeling was beginning to set in for most Hornets fans earlier this week. Their team, and it’s owner Michael Jordan, had raised the spirits surrounding the new and improved Charlotte Hornets with statements of big things to come during free-agency. It appeared as if those claims were going to go by the wayside until early Wednesday morning when […]
  • Hornets land Lance Stephenson: QCH 3-on-3 reaction

    By Spencer on July 16, 2014
    Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker could both be gone after the next two seasons in Charlotte, so the window was quite clear for this core unit. Jordan publicly stated before free-agency started that he hoped to lure another big name to Charlotte to compliment the core that Cho has already built. The Hornets made everyone wait, but the ripple can […]
  • Game #1 Summer League 2-on-3: Rookies look like rookies

    By Spencer on July 11, 2014
    1. Noah Vonleh struggled on offense, going 1-for-13 (!!!!), but the team in general looked like a mess. Anything stand out to you? Spencer Percy (@QCHspencer): Vonleh was a victim to the flow of this game for Charlotte. Absent minded, like the rest of the squad, early on. He was lost on defensive positioning most of the night + is […]
  • REPORT: P.J. Hairston’s agent, Juan Morrow, not certified

    By Spencer on July 10, 2014
    As if we needed anymore bad news surrounding P.J. Hairston, we’ve got it anyways. Sporting News’ Kami Mattioli released a report this afternoon that suggest Juan Morrow, Hairston’s agent, is not a certified player agent. Kami Mattioli’s story: Robert Gadson, director of the NBPA’s Security and Agent Administration Department told Sporting News on Thursday that there is “no record of […]