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  • 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 […]
  • REPORT: Hornets have agreed to max offer sheet with Gordon Hayward

    By Spencer on July 9, 2014
    In what has been a quiet free-agency period up to this point, the Charlotte Hornets work late into the night on Tuesday to reach a max deal with restricted free-agent SG Gordon Hayward. Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer first reported the news that the agreement had been reached. The offer sheet is reported to be worth $63 million over […]
  • REPORT: Josh McRoberts agrees to terms with Miami Heat

    By Spencer on July 7, 2014
    According to Marc Stein of, Josh McRoberts has agreed to terms with the Miami Heat on a $23 million, four year deal. After the third year, McRoberts will reportedly have a player option for the final year of the deal. What this means is that Miami has used the full mid-level exception on McRoberts over the next four years. […]
  • Charlotte Hornets Draft Buzz – Updated 6-6-14

    By Spencer on June 6, 2014
    At this point, I would’ve expected for the waters to be clearer, but that’s not the case. Let’s all be clear on one thing – this should be a very interesting draft for the Charlotte Hornets later this month. One thing that has been clear all along is that this draft is loaded with legit NBA talent. Franchise pillars, future […]
  • Hornets Draft Duels – Pick #9: Gary Harris vs. Nik Stauskas

    By Spencer on May 27, 2014
    Over the next few weeks leading up to the NBA Draft on June 26th, Queen City Hoops contributors will be facing off with each other (and sometimes themselves) to argue the case for the Hornets to select one player over another. Make sure to have your voice heard by commenting below and by tweeting our live podcast @HiveTalkLive.  — Two […]
  • Season Report Card ’13-14: Chris Douglas-Roberts

    By Spencer on May 20, 2014
    PER PER Against (Net) Chris Douglas-Roberts 13.1 10.0 (+3.1) Strengths: He burst onto the scene with Charlotte this season much like Josh McRoberts surprise emergence last season. At the point that this team realized it could very realistically be a playoff team, the need for a guy that could come in and give you offensive production immediately next to Kemba […]
  • Season Report Card ’13-14: Kemba Walker

    By Michael Kaskey-Blomain on May 12, 2014
    PER PER Against (Net) Kemba Walker 17.1 16.5 (+0.6) After a solid 2012-13 campaign in which he improved in almost every area, many were looking for Kemba Walker to take the next step this season. While Walker’s game didn’t regress after his successful sophomore season, it didn’t appear to make significant strides either. Overall, his play appeared to plateau, and […]
  • Season Report Card ’13-14: Josh McRoberts

    By Spencer on May 9, 2014
    PER PER Against (Net) Josh McRoberts 14.9 16.9 (-2.0) Strengths: Basketball IQ, unselfishness, offensive connector, energy, and his hair + beard combo — some action words to describe the positives that McBob brings to the floor. He was the consummate team player for the roster this season and ended up being one of the most reliable + consistent starters that […]
  • Miami sweeps Charlotte; R.I.P. Charlotte Bobcats

    By Spencer on April 28, 2014
    Miami Heat 109 Final Recap | Box Score 98 Charlotte Bobcats Josh McRoberts, PF Shot Chart 42 MIN | 3-8 FG | 3-4 FT | 10 REB | 5 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 10 PTS | -11Tonight very well could have been McBob’s last game in Charlotte. He’s got a player option in […]