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Thursday | The Charlotte Observer

Hornets coach Steve Clifford on loss of Josh McRoberts: 'You...

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford says forward Josh McRoberts' departure for the Miami Heat is a setback, but not something that can't be overcome.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Brendan Haywood, Cody Zeller

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Greater Hartford Pro-Am Opens With Surprise Attendee

Despite venue changes and a lack of marquee talent, hoops fans have stuck by the Greater Hartford Pro-Am Summer Basketball Showcase for nearly 20 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Matthews, A.J. Price, Charlotte Bobcats, Andre Drummond, Detroit Pistons, Willington, CT

The Big Lead

The Bobcats Overpaid Al Jefferson and it Worked ... Will Overpaying Gordon Hayward Work Too?

A quick reminder about NBA free agency: If you're not in a marquee market or on a contending team with top shelf players, you're going to have to slightly overpay to get players you want to fit in your system.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Josh McRoberts, Gerald Henderson, Jeff Taylor

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets: Where Is The Buzz?

May 21, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; NBA team owner Michael Jordan announces that the Charlotte Bobcats will change their name and branding to the Charlotte Hornets starting in the 2014 2015 season at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Al Jefferson, Utah Jazz

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, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Mo Williams

Tue Jul 01, 2014

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, Al Jefferson

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Raptors Republic

It's Time To Embrace Toronto's Oddball Drafts

Step 4: Local media comes to the defence of the team . Step 5: A few dissenting Raptors fans begin to loudly defend a player that they've barely - if ever - seen play.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats, Brandon Knight, Austin Rivers

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Daily Campus

Column: Napier finds perfect fit in Miami

Shabazz Napier will not be playing with Kemba Walker in the NBA, but he finds himself in an ideal spot in Miami.

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Related Topix: Charlotte Bobcats, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, UCLA Bruins NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, Zach LaVine, University of California NCAA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

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, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Bismack Biyombo, Luke Ridnour

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, Al Jefferson, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Dallas Mavericks

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, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Josh McRoberts, Gerald Henderson

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, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Cody Zeller, Bismack Biyombo

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Hornets put priority on finding outside shooter

In center Al Jefferson and point guard Kemba Walker, the Charlotte Hornets have filled the two most challenging positions in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Gerald Henderson

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Hornets seek backup point guard, frontcourt depth

If the Hornets choose to use one of their first-round picks on a point guard, three names worth noting are UCLA's Zach LaVine, at right, Louisiana-Lafayette's Elfrid Payton and Connecticut's Shabazz Napier.

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Related Topix: Zach LaVine, Sports, University of Louisiana NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns NCAA Basketball, Shabazz Napier, Kemba Walker, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Wed Jun 18, 2014

MSNBC

Report: Hornets forward Josh McRoberts opts out

Reputation as a winner? Check. He helped Charlotte make the playoffs for just the second time since re-entering the NBA as the Bobcats.

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

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Queen City Hoops

Action We Love: The Hornet Handoff

As we get ready for the draft, free agency and the year that will be for the Charlotte Hornets, it's important to remember that our core of Kemba Walker, Al Jefferson and Head Coach Steve Clifford will be returning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Cody Zeller, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol

Raptors Republic

Re: Prospecting: Shabazz Napier

While I've stated that I generally don't like comparing prospects to existing or former NBA players, it's hard not to compare Shabazz Napier to former teammate, Kemba Walker.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Shabazz Napier, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Kemba Walker, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors, Jeremy Lamb

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

COLUMN: Higgins' midnight firing raises more questions than answers at this point

The extraordinary momentum the newly re-branded Charlotte Hornets have gained in recent weeks came to a screeching halt early Friday morning.

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

Swarm and Sting

Why the Charlotte Hornets should draft Shabazz Napier

Apr 7, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Connecticut Huskies guard Shabazz Napier celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the championship game of the Final Four in the 2014 NCAA Mens Division I Championship tournament at AT&T Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Shabazz Napier, Kemba Walker, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

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