1:56 AM EDT, Thu September 23, 2021
charlotteobserver 7 hours ago

Hornets coach buying the hype? This could be Charlotte’s ‘best, exciting team’ ever

Roster additions came fast and furious for James Borrego this offseason. The Charlotte Hornets coach watched general manager Mitch Kupchak swing a trade to get Mason Plumlee. Then he happily …
Swarm and Sting 13 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets: 3 Trade targets that fit LaMelo Ball’s timeline

With Terry Rozier’s four-year, $97 million max extension in the books and Miles Bridges’ impending Restricted free agency next offseason, the Charlotte Hornets have committed their cap space for the foreseeable future into the current core. Rozier definitely earned his big payday after two straight career seasons as a Hornet, and Gordon Hayward when healthy is a […] Charlotte Hornets: 3 Trade targets that fit LaMelo Ball’s timeline - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Swarm and Sting 16 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets: Terry Rozier should feel disrespected by ESPN’s Top 100 players ranking

The 2021-22 offseason has been good for Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier. He received a big contract extension, took on a larger leadership role and put together a full-team workout and practice with the organization in Miami this summer. Charlotte Hornets: Terry Rozier disrespected by ESPN’s player ranking However, despite coming off one of the […] Charlotte Hornets: Terry Rozier should feel disrespected by ESPN’s Top 100 players ranking - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
At The Hive 17 hours ago
Trending Hornets: PJ Washington had a solid Year 2 given his age and draft status

Trending Hornets: PJ Washington had a solid Year 2 given his age and draft status

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The Trending Hornets series evaluates the career trajectories of Charlotte’s players based on two advanced stats - Player Efficiency Rating (PER) and Value Over Replacement Player (VORP) - as provided by Basketball Reference. PER measures per-minute production standardized such as the league average is 15. A PER above 15 means a player contributed above league average. As a frame of reference, among this year’s PER leaders the Top 60 rated somewhere between 17.7 and 31.3. VORP is a box score estimate of the points per 100 team possessions...
Swarm and Sting Sep 21, 2021

Charlotte Hornets: LaMelo Ball is city’s biggest sports star

The Charlotte Hornets not only got better when they chose to select LaMelo Ball with the third overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, but they became immensely more popular, as well. Charlotte Hornets: LaMelo Ball is city’s biggest sports star The Hornets are not new to insane player fanbases. Jeremy Lin, who was only […] Charlotte Hornets: LaMelo Ball is city’s biggest sports star - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More