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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Predicting the Role and Impact of Each Cleveland Cavs Newcomer This Season

When the Cleveland Cavaliers tip off their 2014-15 NBA season, many viewers will be scrambling for the media guide to see exactly who all these new faces are. The Cavs currently have 18 players on their active roster, 13 of which are new to the team this summer.

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5 hrs ago | Swarm and Sting

How the Charlotte Hornets Match Up Against: The Brooklyn Nets

Mar 26, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward center Mason Plumlee and Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson tip off in overtime in the second half of the game at Time Warner Cable Arena. Bobcats win 116-111.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Mason Plumlee, NBA Players, Al Jefferson

9 hrs ago | International Business Times

Miami Heat Prepare For Life Without LeBron James, To Feature More Of Wade And Bosh In New System

Without superstar LeBron James, the Miami Heat are expected to undergo major changes for the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season. Not surprisingly, part of the tweaks would be more offensive loads for the pair of stars left in the line-up - Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

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10 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ask Ira: How much competition will there be in Heat camp?

Q: The good thing about training camp this year, unlike other years, is the competition for spots nine through 15. Let's hope we find an Ike Austin, Anthony Mason or John Starks in this group. And money will not be the deciding factor.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Justin Hamilton, Josh McRoberts, Dwyane Wade, Chris Andersen, Norris Cole, NBA Players

Mon Sep 15, 2014

BleacherReport

10 Things FIBA World Cup Taught Us About the 2014-15 NBA Season

Once France dispatched host and tournament co-favorite Spain in the quarterfinals, any chance for Team USA to appear mortal The U.S. entered the event riding a 54-game winning streak on the international circuit . It rattled off another nine consecutive victories by an astounding average margin of 33 points.

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BleacherReport

Projecting the Ceiling of Every Top-10 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

Only it doesn't mean they'll reach it. I gave each one of our top 10 prospects an NBA ceiling and an established NBA player they might eventually look like down the road if everything goes according to plan.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Wall, Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, Al Jefferson, NBA Basketball, Rasheed Wallace, NBA Players

Wiz of Awes

NBA Southeast Division Preview: Charlotte Hornets

Mar 12, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards point guard John Wall dribbles past Charlotte Bobcats point guard Kemba Walker during the first half at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Before the start of NBA training camp, we'll be doing Q&A pieces with writers and editors who cover each team from the Southeast Division, respectively.

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Mountain West Connection

Khem Birch snags a roster spot with the Miami Heat

The best defensive player in the Mountain West the past two seasons has found a home in the NBA with the Miami Heat. Former UNLV forward Khem Birch has signed with the Miami Heat .

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BleacherReport

Mario Chalmers, After Tough Playoffs, Promises a Major Comeback for Heat

It had been nearly a month since his downward spiral had finally stopped, only because the NBA season had cruelly ended. Even after enduring enough recrimination and ridicule to last any athlete a dozen lifetimes, Mario Chalmers still couldn't stop blaming himself.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

All U Can Heat

Chris Bosh Worked On Post Moves During Offseason

Nov. 7, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat center Chris Bosh is pressured by Brooklyn Nets power forward Andray Blatche during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports After LeBron James announced his decision to return to Cleveland, many thought Chris Bosh would take his talents to the Houston Rockets.

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All U Can Heat

Miami Heat, Erik Spoelstra to Switch to More Conservative Defense

Apr 11, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Paul George drives to the basket as Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen defends during the second half at American Airlines Arena. Miami won 98-86.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Hornets coach Steve Clifford on Jeff Taylor, Noah Vonleh and being a little light in big men

The Charlotte Hornets' Steve Clifford is two weeks away from his second training camp as an NBA head coach. He has a team that unexpectedly reached the playoffs in his first season and improved itself this summer with the signing of free agents Lance Stephenson, Marvin Williams and Brian Roberts.

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At the Hive

Asset countdown: We're Neal-ly sorry, Gary

At The Hive has spoken. After selecting Jannero Pargo and the Hornets' 2015 second round pick as the team's least valuable assets, our readers have voted Gary Neal as the next to go in our asset value countdown.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Queen City Hoops

2014 Hornets Player Profile: Noah Vonleh

Around the night of the 2014 draft lottery, a lot of folks joking and not-so-jokingly commented something to the effect of, "Maybe with the Bobcats name leaving, our horrible draft luck will leave too." I don't know if they expected it to happen so soon but when the ping pong balls mercifully fell our way, the Hornets had their first lottery pick.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ask Ira: Do Hawks, Ferry, NBA owe Deng more of an apology?

Q: Ira, I listened to the Danny Ferry tape and don't know how he said what he said and wanted to pay Luol Deng the same, or more, than the Heat spent. No wonder the best he could do was re-sign Elton Brand .

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

At the Hive

Lineup Dancing with Lance and Friends

There has been a good deal of discussion around here on how coach Clifford will incorporate his new toys into the line-up this year. It's my goal to look at a few games from last year, consider the strengths of the team's new players, and make an educated guess on how a standard game might play out in order to estimate playing time for the team's core guys.

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Fully Clips

Chris Douglas-Roberts Says He's Bringing Back Short Shorts

Apr 23, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts against the Miami Heat in game two during the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Apr 2, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts passes the ball under pressure from Philadelphia 76ers forward Hollis Thompson during the second quarter at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets preseason tickets on sale now

Apr 9, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker reacts after scoring against the Washington Wizards in overtime at Verizon Center. The Bobcats won 94-88 in overtime.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ask Ira: Will Heat learning curve become an issue?

Q: Regardless of future moves, now is the time for the players to get to know each other's quirks and what the coaching staff expects of them. With only seven weeks before the season starts, there is a lot to do to establish a comfort zone between everyone.

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NBA.com

Hornets Announce Buzz Fest to Kick Off 2014-15 Season

September 10, 2014 - The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization will host Buzz Fest, the largest two-day jam session-style fan festival in the Carolinas to commemorate the return of the Hornets and the beginning of the team's 2014-15 season on Friday, Oct. 24 , and Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Charlotte Convention Center. General admission for Buzz Fest is $10 per day and children 12 years of age and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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