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58 min ago | The Gaston Gazette

Hornets' offseason creates highest optimism entering training camp in franchise history

When the 2014 offseason began for the Charlotte Hornets, the goals were to find a way to improve upon a 43-39 breakthrough playoff year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, Noah Vonleh, Indiana Hoosiers NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Indiana University NCAA, Miami Heat, Josh McRoberts, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Utah Jazz

9 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

NBA notes: Carmelo Anthony says his free-agency decision was a tough one

Carmelo Anthony's free agency decision wasn't exactly a slam dunk, and the Knicks superstar said he legitimately was torn on where he wanted to spend the prime years of his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Queen City Hoops

Hive Talk Live 7-25-14 Hornets Summer League Recap + Brian Roberts

A©2014 Queen City Hoops A DISCLAIMER: This site is strictly for informational and entertainment purposes.

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The State

Hornets re-sign point guard Jannero Pargo

Veteran point guard Jannero Pargo needs to put something aside in his next paycheck for a trip to Morton's or Sullivan's.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats

The Washington Post

Hornets sign rookie F Vonleh, veteran PG Pargo

Vonleh, the ninth overall pick in this year's draft, played one season at Indiana before turning pro.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers make offer to potential head coach

Los Angeles Lakers offer Byron Scott head-coaching job Byron Scott was a starter for the Lakers in the 1980s and has coached three teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jason Kidd

The Smoking Cuban

Q&A: What is a Al-Farouq Aminu?

Jan 5, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; New Orleans Hornets small forward Al-Farouq Aminu dribbles the ball around Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Vince Carter during the second half at the American Airlines Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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 .

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

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.

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NBA.com

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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

ESPN

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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

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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