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    • Hive Talk Live 8-22-14

      Hive Talk Live 8-22-14

      By Doug Branson on August 24, 2014

      Doug and Spencer are sweating out the dog days of Hornets news with some P.J. agent talk and TWC Arena updates on the horizon. PLUS: Jannero Pargo provided enough firepower to snag a one year contract, can he make an impact this year?   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe...

    • Source: P.J. Hairston has new agent, but within same agency (UMG)

      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...

    • Social Media Snapshot: The Hornets are Buzzing This Summer

      Social Media Snapshot: The Hornets are Buzzing This Summer

      By Peter Haley on August 20, 2014

      In this first edition of our Social Media Snapshots, we take an overview of the Hornets’ online activity, and recommend some follows. Must-Follow: Lance Stephenson The Hornets’ biggest offseason signing is also one of their most active on Instagram. He got chuckles at his press conference when he mentioned...

    • 2014 Hornets Player Profiles: Jannero Pargo

      2014 Hornets Player Profiles: Jannero Pargo

      By Staff on August 20, 2014

      #FREEJANNERO The Pargos are an inexplicable institution in the NBA. Along with brother Jeremy, we haven’t been without a Pargo in an NBA uniform since 2002. Jannero bounced around to five different NBA teams (and an ABA team!) in his first six years before heading overseas. When he came...

    • Hive Talk Live 8-15-14

      Hive Talk Live 8-15-14

      By Doug Branson on August 15, 2014

      Doug and Spencer are joined by Will Webb from Charlotte Sports Foundation to discuss the Hornets All-Star bid chances. PLUS how does the schedule play out for the Hornets this season?   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.

    • The Allure of an All-Star Weekend

      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...

    • 2014 Hornets Player Profiles: Bismack Biyombo

      2014 Hornets Player Profiles: Bismack Biyombo

      By Doug Branson on August 13, 2014

      THE ETERNAL PROSPECT BIZnomaly  bizˈnäməlē/ – noun something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected. “Did that awkward offensive player just euro-step through the lane, what a BIZnomaly” synonyms: bizoddity, biznormality,bizaberration ~~ Bismack Biyombo is hard to pin down. In one moment, he makes a block that no human being...

    • Hornets Make the Pitch for Future All-Star Game

      Hornets Make the Pitch for Future All-Star Game

      By Doug Branson on August 12, 2014

      Hornets Sports and Entertainment along with Charlotte Sports Foundation present their case for Charlotte to host the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend The Charlotte Hornets laid out their plans to bring the 2017 All-Star Weekend back to the Queen City at a press conference in Time Warner Cable Arena Tuesday....

    • Observer Report: Hornets Putting in Bid for Future All-Star Game

      Observer Report: Hornets Putting in Bid for Future All-Star Game

      By Doug Branson on August 11, 2014

      With the formal announcement coming Tuesday morning, Charlotte Observer reporter Rick Bonnell is reporting that the Hornets organization will put in a bid for a future All-Star weekend, possibly as soon as 2017. From the Observer: The Charlotte Hornets plan to formally submit a bid Tuesday to host either...

    • Hive Talk Live 8-8-14

      Hive Talk Live 8-8-14

      By Doug Branson on August 8, 2014

      Doug and Spencer discuss Cody Zeller’s continued development, questions before training camp begins and some news and notes around the Hornets and the NBA.   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.