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Rufus on Fire May 14, 2016

Despite being a late arrival to Charlotte, Courtney Lee became a fan favorite in an instant

Acquired before the trade deadline, Courtney Lee filled the starting two-guard role adequately, and became an instant fan favorite for his crucial play in the postseason. In acquiring Courtney Lee before the trade deadline, the Charlotte Hornets were looking to fill the void of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who fell victim to a season-ending injury back in early February, as well as to replace P.J. Hairston, who filled in admirably with token starts but ultimately couldn't provide enough on either end of the floor. Known for his perimeter defense and 3-point shooting, Lee filled in at the...
Rufus on Fire Apr 28, 2016

HTL Thursdays brought to you by ESPN730: A closer walk with Lee

Listen live at 6 p.m. for Game 5 analysis On the boards, on defense and beyond the three point line, Courtney Lee did it all in the closing minutes of Game 5 on Wednesday night to put the Charlotte Hornets one game away from the series win they covet. Hive Talk Live PLUS Justin Verrier is covering the Hornets for ESPN.com he stops by with his take on an assignment that could go a little longer than expected. In-depth analysis of Nicolas Batum's return, Miami's defensive adjustments and the thrilling end to Game 5 We've got post-game and practice sound from Coach Clifford and more. ...

Who was at fault for Courtney Lee's late rebound?

Courtney Lee has made what his coach, Steve Clifford, called the two biggest plays of the series. The first, of his own miss -- and over Hassan Whiteside -- helped the Hornets run out the clock in Game 4 on...
Rufus on Fire Apr 27, 2016

Charlotte Hornets take Game 5 over the Miami Heat, 90-88

Courtney Lee's go-ahead 3-pointer with 25.2 seconds remaining would earn Charlotte the win and a chance to win the series at home in Game 6. The Charlotte Hornets earned an important Game 5 win on the road against the Miami Heat, 90-88. Courtney Lee knocked down a 3-pointer with 25.2 seconds remaining to give Charlotte the lead, and the Hornets would hold on to win. Marvin Williams lead the Hornets with 17 points, making 3-4 from the 3-point line. Dwyane Wade lead all scorers with 25 points. Much like in the Games 1-4, Miami got out to a fast start, scoring on their first five shots. After...
Rufus on Fire Apr 26, 2016

Another 42 minutes of Courtney Lee push Charlotte Hornets-Miami Heat series to 2-2

Charlotte's season could have been over after Game 3 or Game 4. The 2-2 tie wouldn't have happened without Courtney Lee playing a very good 84 minutes in the last two games combined. Courtney Lee clocking so many minutes, reflections on the trade Back in February I was openly somewhat skeptical about the P.J. Hairston, Brian Roberts and two 2nd round draft pick trade for Courtney Lee. While acknowledging that the Hornets received the best player in the deal by far, the two unprotected second rounders seemed a bit of a steep price for the 30-game services of Lee. Such picks can turn into...

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