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ClutchPoints Apr 12, 2021
Kings’ Tyrese Haliburton keeps it real on Rookie of the Year race with LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards

Kings’ Tyrese Haliburton keeps it real on Rookie of the Year race with LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards

The race for this year’s Rookie of the Year award appears to be a close one, with three players standing out: Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards, Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball, and Sacramento Kings guard Tyrese Haliburton. While Edwards and Ball were both top three picks in the draft, Haliburton was selected 12th overall and […] The post Kings’ Tyrese Haliburton keeps it real on Rookie of the Year race with LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards appeared first on ClutchPoints.
At The Hive Apr 12, 2021
ATH Live Podcast:  Jalen McDaniels and draft talk with WhichCarolina

ATH Live Podcast:  Jalen McDaniels and draft talk with WhichCarolina

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports Half this show is about the draft, and the other half is solely about Jalen McDaniels. In the first half of this week’s At The Hive Live, Chase and James talk about the rise of Jalen McDaniels after he played the two best games of his career and the implications that has on the rest of the rotation while LaMelo Ball, Gordon Hayward and Malik Monk are all injured. In the second half of the show, Lee Branscome of WhichCarolina joins the pod to discuss five big man prospects in the 2021 NBA Draft; Usman Garuba, Isaiah Jackson, Kai Jones,...
ClutchPoints Apr 11, 2021
VIDEO: Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball’s epic reaction to Miles Bridges’ brutal poster on Clint Capela

VIDEO: Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball’s epic reaction to Miles Bridges’ brutal poster on Clint Capela

Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball was brought out of his seat after Miles Bridges’ explosive dunk that is probably going to be considered the highlight of the day. Bridges sprinted from the 3-point line, ran straight to the paint and accelerated for a high-flying slam dunk on the face of Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela. […] The post VIDEO: Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball’s epic reaction to Miles Bridges’ brutal poster on Clint Capela appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Apr 11, 2021
Hornets’ LaMelo Ball not letting cast stop him from joining pregame warmups

Hornets’ LaMelo Ball not letting cast stop him from joining pregame warmups

Owners of the fourth-place record in the Eastern Conference at 27-24, the Charlotte Hornets have done well even in the absence of rookie point guard LaMelo Ball and are coming off consecutive wins. But the Hornets are clearly a better team with Ball, the favorite for Rookie of the Year before suffering an injury to […] The post Hornets’ LaMelo Ball not letting cast stop him from joining pregame warmups appeared first on ClutchPoints.
charlotteobserver Apr 11, 2021

Is Hornet LaMelo Ball still Rookie of the Year favorite? We asked voters who’ll decide

Charlotte Hornets coach James Borrego is certain LaMelo Ball should be NBA Rookie of the Year, even if Ball doesn’t play another game this season. The media members who will …
charlotteobserver Apr 10, 2021

Borrego on why LaMelo Ball should be NBA Rookie of the Year

Charlotte Hornets coach James Borrego makes the case for LaMelo Ball as NBA Rookie of the Year. …
Swarm and Sting Apr 10, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: Way-Too-Early 2021-22 Starting Lineup Prediction

The Charlotte Hornets enter Saturday afternoon’s game against the Atlanta Hawks with a 27-24 record and remain in fourth place in the Eastern Conference standings. Despite LaMelo Ball, Gordon Hayward, and Malik Monk missing time with injuries, with Friday’s win against the Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte finished its recent six-game road trip winning four games. The […] Charlotte Hornets: Way-Too-Early 2021-22 Starting Lineup Prediction - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive Apr 9, 2021
Preview: Hobbled Hornets try to finish road trip strong against hobbled Bucks

Preview: Hobbled Hornets try to finish road trip strong against hobbled Bucks

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Both teams are missing multiple key pieces. What: Charlotte Hornets (26-24) at Milwaukee Bucks (32-19) When: 9:00 pm EDT Where: Fiserv Forum; Milwaukee, WI How to watch: Bally Sports Southeast, NBA League Pass The Hornets come into tonight’s match-up missing almost half of their offensive productivity. Malik Monk, Gordon Hayward, and LaMelo Ball are all still out for the immediate future. Only knowing that, you’d think the Hornets have no shot tonight. Fortunately for the Hornets (and this seems to be happening a lot this season),...
ClutchPoints Apr 8, 2021
LaMelo Ball-led Hornets are completely destroying Las Vegas, coach reacts

LaMelo Ball-led Hornets are completely destroying Las Vegas, coach reacts

The Charlotte Hornets took down the Oklahoma City Thunder 113-102 without the LaMelo Ball, Gordon Hayward, and Malik Monk in the rotation. A lot of the team’s playmaking and scoring comes from those three, but the Hornets were able to capture their 26th win of the season and had seven guys score in double figures. […] The post LaMelo Ball-led Hornets are completely destroying Las Vegas, coach reacts appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Apr 6, 2021
3 Free Agents the Hornets Need to Sign For LaMelo Ball

3 Free Agents the Hornets Need to Sign For LaMelo Ball

The Charlotte Hornets are certainly one of the biggest surprises of the season so far. Drafting LaMelo Ball and signing an All-Star in Gordon Hayward in the offseason, has been the driving force behind this season’s improvement. They are currently sixth in the East and are 25-24, which is a lot better than last season’s […] The post 3 Free Agents the Hornets Need to Sign For LaMelo Ball appeared first on ClutchPoints.
At The Hive Apr 4, 2021
Hornets get lost in the garden, 86-116

Hornets get lost in the garden, 86-116

The Calvary isn’t coming anytime soon The Hornets came into the TD Garden to face the Boston Celtics with more questions than answers. The injury list could start a line-up of its own with LaMelo Ball, Malik Monk, and the new addition Gordon Hayward all in different phases of rehab. Hayward’s injury, just announced the day before the Celtics game, put the Hornets in a talent deficit that would be hard to overcome even for the deepest of teams. The cavalry didn’t arrive as the Hornets lost by a whopping 30 points 86-116. That talent deficit was apparent from the jump as...
Swarm and Sting Apr 4, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: Jalen McDaniels, next man up

Injuries continue to mount up for the Charlotte Hornets, who are in the thick of contending for a playoff berth for the first time since the 2015-16 season. LaMelo Ball is likely out for the remainder of the season with a broken wrist sustained on March 20. Malik Monk suffered a right ankle injury in […] Charlotte Hornets: Jalen McDaniels, next man up - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Apr 3, 2021
Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball spotted at trampoline park with porn star Teanna Trump

Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball spotted at trampoline park with porn star Teanna Trump

LaMelo Ball has made the news recently as more than just an elite rookie or an injured player. He has supposedly been seeing adult film star Teanna Trump. The two were recently spotted together at a trampoline park as well as Teanna attending Hornets games. The speculation about the two has been rampant. Ball, 19 […] The post Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball spotted at trampoline park with porn star Teanna Trump appeared first on ClutchPoints.
charlotteobserver Apr 2, 2021

With Malik Monk and LaMelo Ball out, how will the Hornets scramble to find offense?

Charlotte Hornets coach James Borrego will be scrounging the next few weeks for points because injuries are disabling this team’s offense. Shooting guard Malik Monk will miss at least the …
charlotteobserver Mar 28, 2021

With LaMelo Ball sidelined, Devonte Graham provides hope for Charlotte Hornets

LaMelo Ball is the Charlotte Hornets’ once and future point guard, a razzle-dazzle rookie who quickly morphed into the team’s most important long-term player. But Ball isn’t on the floor …

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