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Wednesday Jul 23 | At the Hive

Will the Hornets be better this year?

We expect the new additions will make them better in the present, but the most important part might be how it might make them better in the future.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Luke Ridnour, Anthony Tolliver

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Early Predictions for Charlotte Hornets' Starting Lineup This Season

The offseason started with a few swings and misses by the Charlotte Hornets on the NBA free-agency front, but owner Michael Jordan, general manager Rich Cho and the rest of the clan saved face by making a few very nice moves after the initial flurry died down.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Indiana Pacers, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Gerald Henderson

Sat Jul 19, 2014

MSNBC

Al Jefferson is excited about Lance Stephenson coming to Charlotte

Charlotte had what is considered one of the stronger, more professional locker rooms in the NBA last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players

Fri Jul 18, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Chicago Bulls sign forward Pau Gasol

Former Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol moves the ball against the defense of Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson during the first half at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats

Swarm and Sting

Lance Stephenson signs with Charlotte Hornets

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

At the Hive

The Charlotte Hornets have a lot of shooting guards

It wasn't too long ago that the NBA team in Charlotte could barely put together an NBA level starting five.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, NBA Players, Kemba Walker

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Scott Fowler: Let the Lance Stephenson show begin

Now they have, signing Lance Stephenson to a three-year contract after an all-night negotiating session, according to The Observer's Rick Bonnell.

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

KSL-TV

4. Big money brings big responsibility for ...

All of us believe that money shouldn't change people, but this case is an exception.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Marvin Williams, Richard Jefferson, Charlotte Bobcats

Swarm and Sting

Reports: Lance Stephenson to Charlotte

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Hornets haven't gotten better since free agency began

NBA free agency has made some thunderous headlines over its first five days, with some teams getting better and others getting worse.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Houston Rockets, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Kemba Walker

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets: Summer of 2015 Could be Intriguing

Jan. 02, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Charlotte Bobcats point guard Kemba Walker celebrates with center Al Jefferson after scoring a basket during the third quarter of the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Cody Zeller

Deseret News

Randy Hollis: Hayward's price tag too much for Jazz to pay

The Utah Jazz decided Saturday to match Charlotte's offer sheet to Gordon Hayward and re-sign the 6-foot-8 swingman to a max-money deal - $63 million over the next four years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gordon Hayward, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Derrick Favors, Charlotte Bobcats

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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

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

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