Posts tagged with ‘charlotte hornets’

  • Nicolas Batum participates in 2015 NBA Africa game

    By Reece Helms on August 2, 2015
    On Saturday, the NBA had its first game held in Africa, and it was a major success. Several NBA players participated in the event, along with legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo. The 52-year old Olajuwon showed no signs of his old age, as he got the South African crowd excited with his ‘Dream Shake’ jumper: All of the players […]
  • Nicolas Batum denies wanting to play for the Toronto Raptors

    By Reece Helms on July 28, 2015
      On Tuesday afternoon there were rumors swirling around Twitter that the newly-acquired Nicolas Batum was already looking to get out of Charlotte. An article by NBC Sports made the claim that Batum was eyeing the Toronto Raptors next season when he becomes a free agent. But Nicolas Batum quickly denied that report via Twitter, in a rather humorous fashion: […]
  • Report: The Charlotte Hornets worked out Greg Oden

    By Reece Helms on June 22, 2015
    It has been a rough NBA career for Greg Oden. Oden is one of the biggest draft busts of all time, as he was selected 1st overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2007 NBA Draft, a pick before current NBA superstar Kevin Durant was chosen by the Seattle SuperSonics, now Oklahoma City Thunder. Injuries have shortened his career, […]
  • Hornets Discuss Possible Lance Stephenson Deal with Clippers

    By James Plowright on June 15, 2015
      On an otherwise quiet Monday afternoon Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Hornets were in trade discussion with the LA Clippers in a deal centred round Lance Stephenson. Yahoo Sources: Clippers, Hornets discussing a trade centered on Lance Stephenson. http://t.co/cDDCNs2Pn7 — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 15, 2015 The rumoured deal would send sharp shooting centre Spencer Hawes and veteran […]
  • Hornets Pummel Pistons 102-78

    By James Plowright on April 1, 2015
    The Hornets continued to play with the fans emotions by defeating the Pistons 102-78, with six Hornets scoring in double figures Charlotte came out hot in the first quarter (No seriously, this isn’t an April fools) outscoring the Pistons 33-25. Kemba Walker did the majority of the damage, scoring 12 points and only missing one shot from the field. Al Jefferson […]
  • Instant Reax & Grades: Celtics down Hornets 116-104

    By James Plowright on March 30, 2015
    The Draft Lottery is May 19th, you might want to add that to your diary folks. The Hornets 31-42 Charlotte Hornets fell to their 8th seed playoff rivals the Boston Celtics in a physical, high scoring affair. This disappointing result is just another page in the chapter that is the disappointing 2014-15 season. Boston Celtics 110 FinalRecap | Box Score […]
  • Play Type Data: What Does it Tell us About the Charlotte Hornets?

    By 027z77857029 on February 16, 2015
    What is play type data and what insights can it give us into the 2014-15 Charlotte Hornets?Photo Credit: Bill Streicher - USA Today
  • Source: Hornets and Nets Continue Trade Talks for Lance Stephenson & Joe Johnson

    By Staff on January 29, 2015
    Looks like the trade talks for Joe Johnson may not be dead just yet. Photo Courtesy: Kent Smith/Getty Images
  • Queen City Hoops Twitter Mailbag #1

    By James Plowright on January 27, 2015
    This was a great way of combining two of my favorite things, Twitter and talking about the Hornets! It’s always great fun interacting with passionate Hornets fans, I got some great questions from: @AdamLaGrange – @DCWLN – @SwarmnSting – @QCsportsReport – @Chill1121 – @OriginalBuzzCLT. If you enjoyed reading this and would like to get your question featured on next week’s mailbag make sure you tweet me @JPlowright_NBA @JPlowright_NBA @QCHblog When […]
  • Bismack Biyombo Writes a New Chapter in his NBA Story

    By Dakota Schmidt on January 25, 2015
    From an outsiders’ perspective, it would appear that one of the most difficult tasks that an NBA organization has to deal with is deciding whether or not to pull the plug on a former highly touted prospect. Maybe he hasn’t progressed as quickly as the organization wanted. Maybe injuries have slowed him down. Maybe off the court issues won’t stop […]