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11 hrs ago | At the Hive

Hornets will share D-League affiliate with 12 other teams

The Charlotte Hornets will be one of 13 teams using the Fort Wayne Mad Ants as their NBA D-League affiliate this season. NBA teams have started to see the value in owning and operating their own D-League affiliates in recent years, but the NBADL hasn't expanded fast enough to keep up with the demand.

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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

NBA 2K released some Hornets ratings

With less than a month before NBA 2K15 is released, the team over at 2K Sports has remained tight-lipped and leaks have been rare. However, they've released bits of information every week since early August, and a social media campaign that promised player ratings for Twitter follows has given us a handful of the Hornets ' ratings.

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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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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Ramon Sessions, Jeff Adrien, NBA Players

Fri Sep 12, 2014

At the Hive

Grantland ranks Hornets third in NBA homecourt power rankings

It's quiet in the NBA right now, and thanks to Spain getting bounced out of the FIBA World Cup we don't even have that game to anticipate. So it's the perfect time to celebrate arbitrary rankings of things that really don't have much to do with the actual success of an NBA franchise.

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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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NBA.com

Hang Time: No More Waiting?

The regular season will only be a few weeks old when the ballots will go out for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. Most of the voters won't even have to think about the first handful of names they'll fill in: LeBron James.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

At the Hive

Hornets 15th in ESPN's future power rankings

After years of being at the bottom of the NBA, the Hornets have finally started going somewhere. Media outlets have taken notice of this massive improvement from years past.

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Queen City Hoops

The Hornets Bright Future

Almost five years ago, Chad Ford and John Hollinger teamed up on ESPN.com to produce the first "NBA Future Power Rankings" for the site, where they provided their subjective rankings on various aspects of all franchises and then sorted them on the total score. At that time, the Charlotte Bobcats were ranked dead last , with this assessment: Despite trading for Stephen Jackson and getting on track, it appears, for the franchise's first playoff berth, the Bobcats still ranked last in our assessment of franchises' futures.

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Posting and Toasting

2,015 Questions - #2013: Do win shares say the Knicks will make the playoffs?

Let's take a look at the changes each team in the Eastern Conference has made and how they affect the Knicks' chances! Raise your hand if you've heard that the Knicks didn't make the playoffs last year. Oh, everyone's heard? Alright, sweet.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Jose Calderon, Dallas Mavericks, Samuel Dalembert, NBA Players, Shane Larkin, Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers, C.J. Miles

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Four former Maine Red Claws selected by Westchester Knicks in expansion draft

Dajuan Summers guards Kris Joseph at practice in 2012. They may be teammates again in Westchester, NY in the 2014-15 season Dajuan Summers guards Kris Joseph at practice in 2012.

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At the Hive

Ranking the roster: Charlotte Hornets asset value

The NBA offseason is a particularly interesting time in determining what a team's players are worth.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

At the Hive

Vonleh out 6-8 weeks after surgery

Charlotte Hornets rookie Noah Vonleh underwent successful surgery today to repair a sports hernia.

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The Advocate

Saints owner Benson honored with statue at Superdome

Photo by Rusty Costanza -- New Orleans Saints and Hornets owner Tom Benson smiles in front of a New Orleans Hornets display at the New Orleans Saints headquarters in Metairie, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

All U Can Heat

Miami Heat Prefer to Sign Emeka Okafor

Jan 30, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Wizards center Emeka Okafor celebrates scoring during the first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Lake Show Life

The Lakers Workout Cal State Fullerton Guard, Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown is a former Cal State Fullerton player. He has had stints with the Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves, and New Orleans Hornets.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sports Media 101

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: David Andersen

Knicks 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Knicks as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets schedule: October and November

Dec 21, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; The Charlotte Bobcats unveil their new branding logo as the Charlotte Hornets for the 2014 season at halftime during the game against the Utah Jazz at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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At the Hive

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While we here at At the Hive post the best content on the web, there are other places with good reads as well.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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