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Rufus on Fire Jul 21, 2016

Hive Talk Live: Can the Hornets replace Jeremy Lin, Courtney Lee and Big Al Jefferson?

Free agency claimed a big chunk of the Hornets offensive punch and bench strength. "WHOA...this logo and audio embed look way different?" Read this. The Hornets front office was open about wanting to keep as many of their free agents as they could. Unfortunately they fell victim to their own cap limitations and their own success. Jeremy Lin, Courtney Lee and Al Jefferson all experienced better play under head coach Steve Clifford's system, play that would lead them to starting roles and bigger paydays from other teams. We relive their contributions to the team and explore how each of these...
Indy Cornrows Jul 20, 2016

Q&A with At The Hive's Joshua Priemski: On Al Jefferson's exit from Charlotte, bench productivity, and mentorship

At The Hive's Joshua Priemski delves into Al Jefferson's move to the bench last season in Charlotte and discusses the possibility of him being a culture setter for the Pacers. "There's nowhere that I'd rather be,"  Al Jefferson said of Charlotte at the close of the 2015-16 season to Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer, before later indicating that he would even be willing to take a pay cut to ensure himself the opportunity to finish his career with the Hornets. This, of course, was before the 31-year-old center's home of three years was tasked with determining which among five key...
Indy Cornrows Jul 1, 2016

Report: Al Jefferson agrees to multi-year deal with Indiana Pacers

The 12-year veteran has been a perennial post-up weapon, but does adding him as a bench threat (at the cost of Ian Mahinmi) really fit Indiana's grand vision? The Indiana Pacers, in what has been an otherwise quiet start to free agency, have reached agreement with Al Jefferson on a three-year, $30 million deal, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Jefferson, who missed 35 games due to a left calf strain, suspension, and having undergone arthroscopic surgery to address a tear in the lateral meniscus of his right knee, embraced his role as Charlotte's reserve center behind the more...
At The Hive Jul 1, 2016

Al Jefferson signs with Indiana Pacers ending an era

Al Jefferson and the Charlotte Hornets are no longer together. It's the end of a very short era. Al Jefferson will no longer be in the teal and purple. He will be signing a three year deal with the Indiana Pacers with most reports indicating no option on either side. Al Jefferson has agreed in principle to a three-year, $30M deal with Indiana, league source tells @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 1, 2016 Jefferson's last year in Charlotte was definitely not his best. He spent a large portion of the season injured, and when he did make his way back to the...
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Source: ‘Fairly certain’ Bruins will part ways with Connolly

Things didn’t look good for right winger Brett Connolly returning to the Bruins after they opted not to tender him a qualifying offer a couple
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Bruins sign David Backes after losing Eriksson to Vancouver

The Bruins have made some signings to varying degrees of significance on the July 1 opening of NHL free agencyThe Bruins signed rugged, productive center David Backes
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Celtics picks Brown, Yabusele, Bentil on Summer League roster

Celtics 2016 draft picks Jaylen Brown, Guerschon Yabusele, Ben Bentil, Demetrius Jackson and Abdel Nader are included on the team’s Summer League roster announced Friday.
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Celtics interested in bringing back big man Kris Humphries

BOSTON – CSNNE.com has learned that the Celtics have had discussions about bringing Kris Humphries back to Boston for a second tour of duty.No deal
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

PFF: Collins is 'the best linebacker in the AFC'

He may have been left off of the NFL Networks Top 100 list, but Jamie Collins isnt flying under the radar at Pro Football Focus.
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Top 100 plays of the Belichick Era: Numbers 47 and 48

Numbers 47 and 48 of the Top 100 plays that shaped the Patriots dynasty, and one symbolizes what the early 2000s Pats were all about.

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