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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

6 Most Puzzling Signings During 2014 NBA Free-Agency Period

Some free-agency transactions have made loads of sense. There isn't a soul out there questioning the Cleveland Cavaliers bringing LeBron James back or the Miami Heat's decision to fill the hole King James left with Luol Deng .


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers

6 hrs ago | At the Hive

Why the Hornets would trade Gerald Henderson

With the additions of P.J. Hairston and Lance Stephenson this off-season, the Hornets are left with an overabundance of shooting guards.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

10 hrs ago |

Blogtable: Clear To Take Off

Each week, we'll ask our stable of scribes across the globe to weigh in on the most important NBA topics of the day - and then give you a chance to step on the scale, too, in the comments below.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, John Wall, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, Kevin Durant

14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NBA Sophomores in Desperate Need of Bounce-Back Seasons

One rough rookie season isn't the worst thing in the world. But after two years of no improvement and minimal contribution, teams start to lose faith.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett, NBA Players

18 hrs ago | Bullets Forever

After free agency, where do the Wizards stand in the Eastern Conference?

A lot has changed since we last went through this exercise . LeBron James' return to Cleveland has shifted the East balance of power and many other teams also made big moves one way or the other.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Detroit Pistons, Jason Kidd

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Detroit News

Wednesday's NBA roundup: Testimony ends in trial over Clippers' sale

Testimony in the probate court trial between Donald and Shelly Sterling finished Wednesday with the contentious examination of Dr. Jeffrey Cummings.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Tim Hardaway Jr., NBA Players, Michigan Wolverines NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA, Raymond Felton


Agent: Aminu agrees to deal with Mavericks

Forward Al-Farouq Aminu has agreed to a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks with a player option for the second season, agent Raymond Brothers said.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

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 .


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

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.


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

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.


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

Tue Jul 22, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Sports

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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