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13 hrs ago | Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets: The Next 72 Hours

Nov 27, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Indiana Pacers shooting guard Lance Stephenson passes the ball while being defended by Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson during the fourth quarter at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Lance Stephenson, Charlotte Bobcats

21 hrs ago | At the Hive

Letter to the Utah Jazz from a Hornets fan

Please do not sign Gordon Hayward back to your team. He is done with you. Gordon wants a new home in the Queen City.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, Charlotte Bobcats

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Charlotte Hornets to offer Gordon Hayward a maximum contract

NOVEMBER 01: Gordon Hayward #20 of the Utah Jazz handles the ball during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on November 1, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Phoenix Suns

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BleacherReport

Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for Charlotte Hornets

Very quietly, the Charlotte Hornets are in position to strike in free agency once someone gets the ball rolling this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Mo Williams

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hornets counting on youth to fill McRoberts' shoes

In this April 20, 2014 file photo, Charlotte Bobcats' Josh McRoberts shoots over Miami Heat's Chris Bosh during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Miami.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Cody Zeller

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hardwood Paroxysm

Josh McRoberts Signing in Miami Indicates a Shift in Perception of Him

Apr 28, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts shoots the ball over Miami Heat center Chris Bosh during the second half in game four of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Hakim Warrick, Miami Heat

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Utah Jazz free agent Gordon Hayward to visit Charlotte Hornets next week

Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz, who is a restricted free agent, will visit the Charlotte Hornets early next week.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets: Don't expect any big moves

Jun 28, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats general manager Rich Cho speaks to the media during the first round pick Cody Zeller introduction press conference at Time Warner Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Cody Zeller, Indiana Pacers

Orlando Pinstripe Post

NBA free agency 2014: Making sense of Orlando Magic's reported Ben Gordon signing

Broadly speaking, fans and experts met the Orlando Magic's reported agreement on contract terms with free-agent guard Ben Gordon with skepticism and confusion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Ben Gordon, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Gerald Henderson

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sir Charles in Charge

Winners and Losers After 2014 NBA Draft

The Charlotte Hornets were expected to make a big splash on draft night, but not as much as the one they ended up making.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Cody Zeller

Tue Jul 01, 2014

BleacherReport

A Dark-Horse Destination for Each High-Profile NBA Free Agent

At this point in the offseason, we have a fairly decent idea of which teams will be the big players for the marquee free agents.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players

Swarm and Sting

Free Agency: Hornets interested in Shaun Livingston

Kyrie Irving agreed to a max-contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers as soon as the free agency period started, committing to the Cavaliers long-term.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyrie Irving, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Kemba Walker

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Charlotte Hornets: Draft reaction

The thing about the draft is that it seldom goes according to the mocks and so the teams that are often the most successful are the ones that can react the best.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Josh McRoberts, Brendan Haywood

Sun Jun 29, 2014

BleacherReport

How Noah Vonleh Can Become Charlotte Hornets' Next Star Player

The Charlotte Hornets had no reservations about pouncing on the lanky power forward once he surprisingly fell down to the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Noah Vonleh, Indiana University NCAA, Indiana Hoosiers NCAA Basketball, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Crimson Quarry

Post-NBA Draft Quarry Q&A with Hornets Blog At the Hive

This morning I reached out to Ben Swanson , managing editor of the SB Nation Charlotte Hornets blog At the Hive .

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Noah Vonleh, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Indiana University NCAA, Indiana Hoosiers NCAA Basketball, NBA Players, Cody Zeller

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Hoops and Other Pop Culture

10,000 Minutes Since LeBron Joined the Heat

The guys who have been the least productive? Ellis, DeRozen, Josh Smith, Brandon Jennings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats

BleacherReport

Charlotte Hornets Rumors: Buying or Selling Gossip Ahead of 2014 NBA Draft

After years of mediocrity, the Charlotte Hornets finally bucked the trend and made the playoffs in a weak Eastern Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Bismack Biyombo, Luke Ridnour

Queen City Hoops

Hey, That's a Good Pick: Justifying Every Possibility at No. 9

I touched on this a little bit yesterday , but the Hornets are in a strange position going into Thursday's draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Josh McRoberts, Gerald Henderson, Kemba Walker

Mavs Moneyball

Josh McRoberts Profile: The hero we deserve

Coming off arguably his best season, Josh McRoberts has opted out of the final year of his contract to become a free agent.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kemba Walker, Dallas Mavericks

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Draft History Offers a Mixed Bag

Jun 28, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats general manager Rich Cho speaks to the media during the first round pick Cody Zeller introduction press conference at Time Warner Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Cody Zeller, Bismack Biyombo

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