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3 hrs ago | News Observer

Hornets' Kemba Walker excited about addition of Lance Stephenson

Walker takes a break Wednesday from directing the kids and going one-on-one against the kids and signing autographs for the kids and heads to two metal folding chairs set up on the side of the court.

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

8 hrs ago | Carolina Beaches

Charlotte Hornets Sign Free Agent Guard Brian Roberts

Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Brian Roberts.

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9 hrs ago | At the Hive

Have the Hornets replaced what was lost in Josh McRoberts?

After losing Josh McRoberts to the Heat the Hornets quickly found what they thought to be a solid replacement in Marvin Williams , with similar numbers as far as 3 point percentage and rebounding .

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

9 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

Be Quick, But Don't Hurry - Have the Pelicans Botched Rebuilding around Anthony Davis?

When Tom Benson stepped in to buy the rudderless New Orleans Hornets from the NBA in the spring of 2012, he had no idea the basketball gods would favor his new franchise with the number one overall pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Emeka Okafor

11 hrs ago | Double G Sports

NBA Free Agency 2014 Report Card

Atlanta Hawks: The Hawks big free agent splash came early with the signing of former Bulls and Thunder defensive specialist Thabo Sefolosha.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Early Predictions for New Orleans Pelicans' Starting Lineup Next Season

After a 2013-14 season that was decimated by injuries, the New Orleans Pelicans head into this year with high hopes and one of the brightest young stars in the game in Anthony Davis.

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NBA.com

Zeller Named to 2014 USA Men's Select Team

July 22, 2014 - USA Basketball today announced that Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller is one of 13 players to be chosen for the 2014 USA Men's Select team that will train July 28-31 with the 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team during its training camp in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Utah Jazz

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Observer

Charlotte Hornets want Marvin Williams to keep shooting

Marvin Williams doesn't fit the traditional definition of an NBA power forward. Then again, not many current power forwards do.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Marvin Williams, NBA Players, Miami Heat, Rashard Lewis

News Observer

Sorensen: Marvin Williams will be good influence on young Hornets

Marvin Williams is a player you want on your team and in your locker room. To apply an old word to a 28-year-old, Williams is classy.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA Basketball, P.J Hairston, NCAA Sports, Indiana Pacers, Lance Stephenson, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats

Liberty Ballers

Why a New Lottery Process Might Lead to a "Fixed" Future of the NBA

Last week's announcement from Zach Lowe at Grantland about the proposed new lottery setup sent tidal forces through the NBA tanking world, led by President Sam Hinkie.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Rajon Rondo, Philadelphia 76ers

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Kings take a long look at Moreland

Eric Moreland of the Sacramento Kings is fouled as he goes to the basket against Jarred Shaw of the Charlotte Hornets in their NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Oregon State Beavers NCAA Basketball, Oregon State University NCAA, Eric Moreland, NBA Basketball, Lance Thomas, NBA Players

At the Hive

Hornets end Summer League with close loss in semifinals to Houston

The Hornets finished their Summer League play with a loss in the tournament semifinals to the Houston Rockets , 83-79.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jerome Dyson, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Isaiah Canaan, Donatas Motiejunas

Blazers Edge

The Five Players I Wish The Portland Trail Blazers Signed This Summer

This year's offseason is likely over for Blazers GM Neil Olshey and the front office, and it has been described many ways by fans and analysts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Dorell Wright, Victor Claver, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, D.J. Augustin

At the Hive

Bee stings: Hornets now "legitimately dangerous playoff team", Lowe says

Lance Stephenson's signing has helped further the Hornets' prominent upswing, and has writers and analysts very positive about their chances this season.

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BleacherReport

Chicago Bulls Summer League: Grades and Biggest Takeaways from Las Vegas

Bulls summer league ends with quarterfinal loss to Sacramento. Lazeric Jones scored 12pts, Tony Snell led with 20pts.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Tony Snell, NBA Players, Joakim Noah

NOLA.com

Former NBA veteran Josh Howard unable to emerge on New Orleans Pelicans' summer league team

MICHAEL DeMOCKER / The Times-PicayuneFriday, April 19, 2008First Round Playoffs: Hornets vs.Dallas Mavericks @ NO ArenaJosh Howard drives Veteran small forward Josh Howard hoped by playing in the summer league for the New Orleans Pelicans would stir enough interest to help in his bid to return to the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Josh Howard, NBA Players, DeQuan Jones, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Louisville NCAA, Louisville Cardinals NCAA Basketball, Russ Smith

BleacherReport

Can Michael Jordan Succeed with Lance Stephenson Where Larry Bird Failed?

When one of the NBA 's all-time great trash-talkers thinks your antics are beyond the pale, you know you' 't cost Lance Stephenson his job with the Indiana Pacers , but judging by team President Larry Bird's subsequent offer .

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Lance Stephenson, David West, George Hill, Paul George

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KnickerBlogger

Summer League Recap: Hornets 82, Knicks 79

The SummerKnicks are undefeated no more after falling 82-79 to the SummerHornets Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Tim Hardaway Jr., Cole Aldrich, NBA Players, Jeremy Tyler, Pablo Prigioni

Vanquish The Foe

BYU in the Pros: New Orleans may be a Perfect Fit for Jimmer Fredette

It's said in New Orleans "laissez les bons temps rouler" or "let the good times roll".

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Roger Mason Jr., NBA Players, NCAA Sports, Brigham Young University NCAA

Newsday

Jason Smith signs one-year deal with Knicks

New Orleans Hornets forward Jason Smith drives to the basket past Houston Rockets forward Carlos Delfino during an NBA basketball game in New Orleans on Jan. 25, 2013 Smith inked a one-year deal for the $3.27 million taxpayer midlevel exception, giving the Knicks six players who are at least 6-10 under contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Cole Aldrich, Amar'e Stoudemire, NBA Players, Jeremy Tyler, Andrea Bargnani

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