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8 hrs ago | At the Hive

Bobcat memories: All alone in the moonlight

The best Bobcats memories are all gone, as are the Bobcats. With the Hornets prepared to take over Charlotte again, we should look back and remember some of the good things that happened when the Cats were still around.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace

Tue Aug 26, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Charlotte Hornets Newcomer This Season

They rode the momentum of a top-notch draft haul right into free agency and added to what has become an increasingly louder buzz in the organization.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Indiana Pacers, Paul George

International Business Times

LeBron James' Former And Current Team Interested In Big Man Emeka Okafor

Despite his brush with major injuries, veteran center Emeka Okafor is drawing serious interest from contenders around the NBA and two of those squads are LeBron James' current team, Cleveland Cavaliers and former team, Miami Heat both of which are looking for an extra big man to shore up their frontline for the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, Charlotte Bobcats, LeBron James, NBA Players

BleacherReport

What the Los Angeles Clippers Need from Chris Paul Next Season

Arguably the top point guard in the entire league, Chris Paul has helped transform the Los Angeles Clippers into one of the league's elite teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Chris Paul, NBA Players, Blake Griffin

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Very Early Predictions for 2014-15 NBA All-Star Team

When you run across NBA All-Star predictions in August, they often come with the tagline that "it's never too early" to look ahead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, Boston Celtics

At the Hive

Lance Stephenson drops a freestyle

Hornets guard Lance Stephenson is exploring his interests outside of basketball and released a freestyle over a beat used by Bobby Shmurda.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

New York Post

Did Minnesota pull off the best superstar trade of this era?

As last season wore on and it became obvious the Timberwolves were going to miss the playoffs for the sixth time in Kevin Love's six-year NBA career, it was hard to fathom how Minnesota could get anywhere near market value in return for their want-away star.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Love, NBA Players

BleacherReport

5 NBA Players That Need a Trade to Fulfill Complete Potential

The NBA is a dream come true for the players who work hard enough to make it, but plenty still find themselves one trade away from being in the right situation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Phoenix Suns, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Chart: NBA stars changing markets

The Timberwolves' forthcoming trade that will send Kevin Love to Cleveland is the NBA's fifth in the last three years in which an unhappy star forced his way to a bigger market or better team before he could leave as a free agent.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic, New Jersey Nets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Lakers

At the Hive

Hornets swingman P.J. Hairston signs rookie deal

After Hornets draftee P.J. Hairston violated the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement by working with an agent not certified by the National Basketball Player's Association, there was some worry amongst fans that Hairston might not be able to play this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Shabazz Napier, NBA Players

The Post-Standard

Former Syracuse star Hakim Warrick will work out with the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs

The former Syracuse University star confirmed Friday that he had been invited to a workout with the reigning NBA champions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Hakim Warrick, NBA Players, San Antonio Spurs, Charlotte Bobcats

At the Hive

How much is Kemba Walker worth?

Kemba Walker is set to be a free agent after the 2014-15 season, and the Hornets would presumably want to sign him to a contract extension soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

At the Hive

Links on Links on Links

In case you haven't noticed there hasn't been a whole lot of NBA related activity in recent weeks and even less Hornets related items.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

BleacherReport

Ranking the Best 10 Acquisitions in LA Lakers History

For the sake of clarity, the selections included here are free-agent signings and trades by the Los Angeles Lakers but not draft picks or draft day trades.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Ron Artest

BleacherReport

Timberwolves Have Themselves to Blame for Kevin Love's Impending Departure

In June 2008, Kevin Love was a bright young NBA prospect - armed with a killer jump shot, a nose for rebounds and a knack for pretty outlet passes - a certified top-10 pick awaiting his destination.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Ricky Rubio, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the Biggest Storylines During 2014 NBA Training Camp

Get excited, NBA fans. Training camp is officially on the horizon, which means the 2014-15 regular season is right around the corner.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat

Wed Aug 20, 2014

At the Hive

Fun: Charlotte Hornets #SadAthletes

A #SadAthletes hashtag started up on Twitter today, with users offering their pun-based jokes about who the most depressed players in the NBA are.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

At the Hive

Michael Jordan and Steve Clifford accept the Ice Bucket Challenge

Hornets owner Michael Jordan and head coach Steve Clifford have taken part in the Ice Bucket Challenge that raises awareness for ALS.

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At the Hive

Can Lance Stephenson and Gerald Henderson play together?

Good teams in the NBA have what we call "depth." Having more than one talented player at a position is a huge benefit as long as both players' skillsets complement each other.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Tue Aug 19, 2014

At the Hive

Hornets players with the most Team USA potential

Being a member of Team USA is one of the greatest honors in American basketball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball

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