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Charlotte Observer 56 mins ago

Hornets coach Clifford to players: Embrace greater expectations

For whatever else the Bobcats/Hornets have done to right the course, this franchise is still 0-8 all-time in playoff games. But Clifford wouldn?t want just avoiding a sweep next April…
Charlotte Observer 23 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford: Lance Stephenson, Marvin Williams will join Al Jefferson, Kemba Walker as starters

Fifth starting spot is between shooting guard Gerald Henderson and small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist…
Queen City Hoops Sep 29, 2014

Gallery: QCH at the Hornets Media Day

Lance and PJ = BFFLs Lance Stephenson sitting down with the media… The post Gallery: QCH at the Hornets Media Day appeared first on .
Queen City Hoops Sep 29, 2014

Rich Cho Addresses Media Regarding Jeff Taylor

Jeff Taylor’s domestic violence charge looms over Hornets’ media day festivities Hornets General Manager Rich Cho met with the media on Monday before the scheduled media day activities to address the situation revolving around Jeff Taylor. Taylor was arrested last Thursday in Michigan on charges of domestic assault, assault and malicious damage of property. Cho was tight lipped about any […] The post Rich Cho Addresses Media Regarding Jeff Taylor appeared first on .
Charlotte Observer Sep 27, 2014
Hornets’ Lance Stephenson on the verge of a breakout season

Hornets’ Lance Stephenson on the verge of a breakout season

Lance Stephenson, the Charlotte Hornets? major free-agent signing this offseason, is poised for a breakout with his new tream. But his talent has always been belied by his outbursts.

What are the Charlotte Hornets' options now behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist at small forward?

The Charlotte Hornets announced Friday that small forward Jeff Taylor won’t be with the team, following his arrest Thursday in Michigan, while the NBA investigates Taylor's conduct. How might the Hornets adjust if Taylor misses some or all of the...
Queen City Hoops Sep 25, 2014

Hive Talk Live 9-25-14 – Jeff Taylor Arrested on Domestic Assault Charges

Doug and Spencer attempt to digest the breaking news of Jeff Taylor domestic assault arrest in Michigan. Ben Weinrib (Charlotte Observer) and Kami Mattioli (Sporting News) join us for reactions. For the latest check our updating article here.   Follow us on twitter @HiveTalkLive and subscribe to us on iTunes and Stitcher. The post Hive Talk Live 9-25-14 – Jeff Taylor Arrested on Domestic Assault Charges appeared first on .
Charlotte Observer Sep 25, 2014
Charlotte Hornets will sign Jason Maxiell for frontcourt depth

Charlotte Hornets will sign Jason Maxiell for frontcourt depth

Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho will sign another big man and tentatively explore a contract extension for point guard Kemba Walker. Cho said Thursday he?s signing nine-season NBA veteran…
Queen City Hoops Sep 25, 2014

Report: Jeff Taylor arrested on domestic assault charges in Michigan

Jeff Taylor’s comeback story takes a new and unfortunate turn… First reported by WCNC and confirmed by WJZY, Hornets reserve SG Jeff Taylor was arrested in Michigan early Thursday morning on domestic assault and destruction of property charges. From the WCNC report: Jeffery Matthew Taylor, 25, was arrested at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place around 1 a.m. Thursday. […] The post Report: Jeff Taylor arrested on domestic assault charges in Michigan appeared first on .

Three headlines from Hornets general manager Rich Cho's media availability

Three headlines from Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho’s pre-training camp media availability Thursday: 1. The Hornets are signing NBA veteran big man Jason Maxiell to a non-guaranteed contract Friday. The upshot: The Hornets are shorthanded for big men, particularly...

My no-ball-has-bounced/written-in-pencil preseason NBA picks

It’s Thursday morning before the opening of NBA training camps next week. I’ve been thinking for a while about order of finish in each conference, considering player movement and off-season injuries (the big one obviously Paul George). I put some...
Queen City Hoops Sep 24, 2014

2014 Hornets Player Profile: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

THE HITCH He was born to the Bobcats as a consolation prize. A circumstance of ping pong balls. In the 2012 draft there was only one player everyone wanted. The Brow, Anthony Davis. The Bobcats were within a hair’s reach, having labored through its most disastrous season since joining the association. Instead, the certified superstar went to New Orleans…that’s right…the […] The post 2014 Hornets Player Profile: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist appeared first on .

Hornets could use another big man, but roster flexibility also a factor entering training camp in Asheville

Part of the intrigue of an NFL training camp is projecting who will earn those final five roster spots: The special-teamers, the potential third quarterback, the surprising rookie placekicker challenging the veteran field goal-by-field goal. NBA training camps tend to...
Charlotte Observer Sep 21, 2014
Ramon Sessions signs 2-year deal with Kings

Ramon Sessions signs 2-year deal with Kings

Sessions played for Charlotte and Milwaukee last season. He averaged 12.3 points and 4.1 assists between the two teams.
Charlotte Observer Sep 20, 2014
Charlotte Hornets’ Jeff Taylor: ‘It’s not an injury anymore. It’s healed’

Charlotte Hornets’ Jeff Taylor: ‘It’s not an injury anymore. It’s healed’

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor is back from an Achilles injury, stronger than before. He said being patient, much as the injury itself, tested him. Now, with training camp about…

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