Queen City Hoops May 27, 2016
Brice Johnson Hometown: Orangeburg, SC College: University of North Carolina Position: Power Forward Birthday: June 27, 1994 (Age 21) Height: Between 6’9 and 6’10 Weight: 210 lbs. Wingspan: 7’0 Standing Reach: 8′ 10.5″ Strengths: Running the floor: Very rarely do you see a senior projected to go in the 1st round, as nowadays most players leave after a year or two. […]
Queen City Hoops May 20, 2016
Draft season is back, but the Hornets won’t be picking in the lottery. This is rare-air for Charlotte fans, who have only experienced being outside of the lottery on draft night twice since basketball returned to the Queen City in 2004. Nonetheless, it’s draft season! One of my favorite times of the year, and although Charlotte will not have the […]
Queen City Hoops May 13, 2016
It was filled with far more ups than downs, and certainly more ups than any of the experts anticipated for the Hornets this season. 48 wins would have been a laughable prediction at the beginning of the season, but Charlotte grew in most of the right areas and exceeded all expectations. Kemba Walker easily had the best season of his […]
Queen City Hoops May 1, 2016
When the Hornets missed their chance in Game 6, the odds looked bad for Game 7. Charlotte would have to overcome their disappointment, go on the road, fight through key injuries, and play with energy despite a short one-day rest and a 1 p.m. matinee start. The worst-case scenario played out, with Miami dominating in a 106-73 win that closed the book on the season. Kemba Walker nearly bailed […]
South Florida Sun-Sentinel May 1, 2016
What went right for the HeatThey finally found a way to put an opponent away. The Hornets were on the ropes the entire first half and the Heat delivered the knockout blow in the third quarter. First time that's happened in a while.What went wrong for the HeatHard to find anything wrong with this...
Observations from Sunday's 106-73 NBA playoff victory over the Charlotte Hornets at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- Hassan Whiteside's right thigh? -- As healthy as what he threw at the Hornets on Sunday. -- And this was about more than the blocked shots, which were the most by a Heat player in a playoff...
Series schedule: Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets (Best-of-7 NBA playoff first-round series) Game 1: Heat 123, Hornets 91 Game 2: Heat 115, Hornets 103 Game 3: Hornets 96, Heat 80. Game 4: Hornets 89, Heat 85 Game 5: Hornets 90, Heat 88 Game 6: Heat 97, Hornets 90 Game 7: Heat 106, Horents...