12:29 AM EDT, Mon June 25, 2018
NFL Spin Zone 5 hours ago

Carolina Panthers: Rebuilding the defensive backfield

The Carolina Panthers of years ago had a powerful defensive backfield. The 2018 season stands as an opportunity for the next standout player to step up. As the offseason continues to move on, the Carolina Panthers are continuing to rebuild their organization in a variety of ways. The Panthers needed to look for ways to […] Carolina Panthers: Rebuilding the defensive backfield - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
Swarm and Sting 5 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets add B.J. Johnson to summer league roster

The Charlotte Hornets continue to add to their summer league team with the latest addition being undrafted rookie B.J. Johnson. According to Mike Jensen of the Philadelphia Inquirer, B.J. Johnson will play for the Charlotte Hornets‘ summer league team in Las Vegas this year. The former La Salle guard/forward went undrafted in the 2018 NBA […] Charlotte Hornets add B.J. Johnson to summer league roster - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca 9 hours ago
Who won the Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster trade?

Who won the Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster trade?

On the second day of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes finally broke the monotony of pick-only trades and moved some players around, and it was an absolute blockbuster of a deal. The post Who won the Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster trade? appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Cat Scratch Reader 15 hours ago
Panthers 2018 season opener countdown: 77 days to go

Panthers 2018 season opener countdown: 77 days to go

As we count down the days until our beloved Carolina Panthers officially kickoff the 2018 season, we take a look at the players on the roster with the corresponding jersey numbers. We are 77 days away from the beginning of the Carolina Panthers 2018 season. That means today we take a closer look at defensive end Zach Moore. Zach Moore, Defensive end Bio Height: 6’6” Weight: 275 lbs Age: 27 College: Concordia-St. Paul NFL Experience: 2 years Moore bounced around the league with several teams before arriving in Carolina last season. He spent the first 11 weeks of 2017 on the Panthers’...
ClutchPoints Jun 23, 2018
Hornets still considers Kemba Walker a ‘focal point’

Hornets still considers Kemba Walker a ‘focal point’

The Charlotte Hornets have made a few subtle moves to start the offseason, hinting that a rebuild might be on the way. But for the team, star guard Kemba Walker still remains an important piece of their plans. According to Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak and owner Michael Jordan, Walker is “the focal point of this […] The post Hornets still considers Kemba Walker a ‘focal point’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
charlotteobserver Jun 23, 2018

Source: Charlotte Hornets to sign Xavier’s J.P. Macura to 2-way contract

The Charlotte Hornets will use one of their two-way contracts on former Xavier guard-forward J.P. Macura, an NBA source confirmed Saturday. Macura went unselected in Thursday’s NBA draft. He averaged …
Ball Durham Jun 23, 2018

Duke Basketball: Recapping the Blue Devils Historic 2018 NBA Draft

It was a historic night for Duke Basketball during the 2018 NBA Draft, adding to its record total number of high draft picks. The night got underway rather quickly for the Duke Blue Devils as Marvin Bagley III was drafted with the No. 2 overall pick by the Sacramento Kings. Per DukeMBBStats, Bagley became the […] Duke Basketball: Recapping the Blue Devils Historic 2018 NBA Draft - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Ball Durham Jun 23, 2018

Duke Basketball: Trevon Duval to Join Rockets Summer League

After being the only Duke Basketball player not to be selected in the 2018 NBA Draft, Trevon Duval has found a home for the summer. Trevon Duval will play for the Houston Rockets in the NBA Summer League. Duval became the first one and done in Duke history not to be drafted after leaving Durham […] Duke Basketball: Trevon Duval to Join Rockets Summer League - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Hockey Writers Jun 23, 2018

Hurricanes Trading Skinner a Dicey Proposition

The rumors are rampant that a trade involving Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner is imminent. One of the best players on the team, who has been an alternate captain and perennial team points leader is on the block. The questions that arise are “Why?” and “For who?” Skinner for Who? Brian LeBlanc wrote on Friday […] The post Hurricanes Trading Skinner a Dicey Proposition appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
ClutchPoints Jun 23, 2018
Hornets GM’s comments about Kemba Walker leave option for trade

Hornets GM’s comments about Kemba Walker leave option for trade

Mitch Kupchak was asked about Kemba Walker’s future with the Charlotte Hornets, and he said that he would like to see Walker retire with the Hornets. It sent the NBA world abuzz thinking that meant the Hornets had no interest in trading him, but another comment Kupchak said, could leave the door open for that […] The post Hornets GM’s comments about Kemba Walker leave option for trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Canes Country Jun 23, 2018
Draft Weekend Recap: Don Waddell Makes His Move

Draft Weekend Recap: Don Waddell Makes His Move

The Canes did indeed make a splash, as long hinted, on a second day of the draft where Andrei Svechnikov, somehow, was relegated to an afterthought. Don Waddell had a goal in mind heading into the 2018 NHL Draft: to make his hockey club better. True to his word, Waddell leaves the draft floor in Dallas with second overall pick Andrei Svechnikov in his back pocket and now an elite offensive defenseman. Mission accomplished. The Hurricanes were instrumental in executing the biggest trade of the weekend, sending Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin to the Calgary Flames for defenseman Dougie...
charlotteobserver Jun 23, 2018

Answers to your Hornets questions on Miles Bridges, Timofey Mozgov and draft-night threats

Quite naturally, Charlotte Hornets fans want to know how much rookie Miles Bridges will play next season, and if there’s any reason to think Timofey Mozgov will play for the …
Canes Country Jun 23, 2018
Canes Get the Better End of a Mammoth Draft Day Trade

Canes Get the Better End of a Mammoth Draft Day Trade

Dougie Hamilton highlights a solid trio of players coming to Carolina. The Carolina Hurricanes were involved in a number of trade rumors over the draft weekend in Dallas, Texas, and after a quiet Friday night, the fireworks finally went off on Saturday. New general manager Don Waddell and his round table of hockey minds agreed to trade RFAs Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin to the Calgary Flames in exchange for defensemen Dougie Hamilton and Adam Fox and forward Micheal Ferlund. This one is a doozie... Over the past couple of days, Lindholm and Hanifin’s names have been more in the news....
Canes Country Jun 23, 2018
Canes wrap up draft with trade, goalie pick

Canes wrap up draft with trade, goalie pick

Carolina made its second deal of the day (a bit smaller than the first) and chose an American goaltender with its final pick in the seventh round. We have a trade to announce! The Carolina Hurricanes made their second trade of the day during Saturday’s second round, admittedly a bit smaller deal than their first one. The Canes were supposed to pick twice in the final round, but sent the 216th pick to the New York Rangers for Boston’s seventh round pick in 2019. With their final pick of the day at No. 197, the Canes took American goalie Jacob Kucharski. Kucharski already has a good...
Swarm and Sting Jun 23, 2018

Charlotte Hornets sign J.P. Macura to two-way contract

It looks like the Charlotte Hornets have found Marcus Paige’s replacement as they signed J.P Macura to a two-way deal. According to Jonathan Givony of ESPN, the Charlotte Hornets have signed J.P Macura to a two-way contract. The former Xavier guard went undrafted during the 2018 NBA Draft this year. Givony added that J.P. is […] Charlotte Hornets sign J.P. Macura to two-way contract - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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