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9 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

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

At the Hive

Where might the Hornets rank in the new Eastern Conference?

There's been a lot of movement in the East this off-season. Has the power shift helped the Hornets? In the Charlotte Bobcats era, had you predicted them to be fourth in the East's Southeast division every year, you would have been wrong only twice.

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

Queen City Hoops

NBA Free Agency 2014: Examining Brian Roberts' Fit With The Hornets

Towards the beginning of free agency, I did a piece about the landscape of the Hornets roster and how they needed to improve.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Ben Gordon, Luke Ridnour

Philly.com

LeBron seeks fans' help to choose jersey number

The NBA superstar turned to social media yesterday to help him choose which number he'll wear next season with the Cavaliers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade, NBA Players

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets: Who will start at Power Forward?

Dec 20, 2013; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Charlotte Bobcats center Cody Zeller prior to the game against the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Cody Zeller, Jannero Pargo

Swarm and Sting

Is Lance Stephenson Elite? He just May Be

Mar 19, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers shooting guard Lance Stephenson goes up for a dunk against the Orlando Magic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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

CBS Sports

Jannero Pargo re-signs with Charlotte Hornets

I have an ongoing joke that at all times, at least one of the Pargo brothers, Jannero and Jeremy, must be employed by an NBA team at all times under the new CBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

BleacherReport

Is Jimmer Fredette Facing Last Chance to Revive NBA Career?

The New Orleans Pelicans continued one of the NBA 's strangest reconstruction projects late Thursday evening, signing former lottery pick Jimmer Fredette to a one-year deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Jimmer Fredette, NBA Players

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