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Rufus on Fire Oct 3, 2015

Charlotte Hornets 2015-16 season previews: Spencer Hawes

Spencer Hawes can play two different roles for an NBA team. Which version of Spencer Hawes will the Hornets get this season? How long can you realistically expect to rein in a fringe NBA rotation player before he finally becomes his true self? The Hornets coaching staff is hoping the answer is at least one more year, in the case of Spencer Hawes. To summarize Spencer Hawes a little: he is the type of player who put a chip on his own shoulder, and refused to remove it. After being picked 10th overall by Sacramento in the 2007 Draft, Hawes struggled early in his career, as you would expect...
At The Hive Sep 29, 2015

Spencer Hawes is looking for a clean start with the Hornets

Can the once sought-after shooting center bump up his game and help the Hornets' shooting woes? He's not the only new Hornets player looking for redemption in Charlotte, but he arguably needs it the most. Spencer Hawes turned a career year with the Philadelphia 76ers and Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014 into a four year, $23 million contract with the Los Angeles Clippers. At the time, it was hailed as a huge upgrade for the Clippers who were looking to replace the struggling Ryan Hollins. But it never seemed to click for Hawes in Los Angeles. A knee injury bothered him early in the season and...
Queen City Hoops Sep 29, 2015

’15-’16 Hornets Player Forecast: Spencer Hawes

Position: Center Height: 7’1″ Weight: 245 lbs. Spencer Hawes at the age of 27 can be considered a journeymen in his 8 year NBA career.  A big man with a nice touch around the rim and can score from out beyond the arc. With what seemed like a promising career move to Los Angeles to be the backup big man for the Clippers, […] The post ’15-’16 Hornets Player Forecast: Spencer Hawes appeared first on Queen City Hoops.
Clips Nation Sep 27, 2015

Versatility and depth — the Clippers second unit has plenty of both

Can you have too many playmakers on the floor? The Clippers second unit may find out this season. The operative words for the Los Angeles Clippers' new roster are depth and versatility. At least that's what Doc Rivers would have us believe. The question is, will it actually help? There's little doubt that the Clippers have gotten deeper this summer, as they've seemed to during each year of Doc Rivers' tenure as head coach. At this time last season, the Clippers second unit consisted of Jordan Farmar, Jamal Crawford, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Glen Davis and Spencer Hawes. On paper at least,...

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