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  • The Hornets Bright Future

    By Brett on September 10, 2014
    Almost five years ago, Chad Ford and John Hollinger teamed up on ESPN.com to produce the first “NBA Future Power Rankings” for the site, where they provided their subjective rankings on various aspects of all franchises and then sorted them on the total score. At that time, the Charlotte Bobcats were ranked dead last (and by a wide margin), with […]
  • 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 […]
  • NBA Free Agency 2014: Exploring Marvin Williams’ Fit With Hornets

    By Dakota Schmidt on July 16, 2014
    With the dominoes continuing to fall, Charlotte stealthily picked through the slew of remaining free agents, and filled a need by signing veteran Marvin Williams to 2 year/$14 million dollar deal. While the league-wide reputation surrounding Williams might be negative because of how he was unable to meet lofty expectations after he was selected 2nd overall in the 2005 draft, […]
  • 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: 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 ESPN.com, 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. […]
  • Quick Reactions to P.J. Hairston’s Gym Altercation

    By Doug Branson on July 7, 2014
      Read the news-ish update here. Doug Branson (@QCHDoug) This is not how I imagined Hairston’s greatest hits file starting. We don’t have all of the facts yet and the Hornets are still investigating what actually took place so I’ll just muse for a moment on the allegations. This is an odd situation with very little solid ground to argue […]
  • What Would Happen If The Hornets Don’t Make A Move During the Offseason?

    By Dakota Schmidt on July 5, 2014
    As the season of madness known as “Free Agency” continues to ware on, the potential rumors that surround the Charlotte Hornets have been pretty barren. While the likes of Lance Stephenson and Gordon Hayward have been linked to Hornets since the start of the month, those rumors haven’t quite gone past that initial phrase. Despite the fact that the Hornets […]