To really appreciate how far Kemba Walker has come, dust off that copy of NBA 2K12, slide it into your wheezing Xbox 360, and find young Kemba on the roster of the 7-59 Charlotte Bobcats, where he is stuck behind D.J. friggin’ Augustin on the depth chart, slinging passes to the likes of Byron Mullens and Tyrus Thomas,… Read more...
In a recent appearance on the podcast Pardon My Take, Gonzaga University's Kyle Wiltjer revealed that former Bulldogs star and retired member of the Charlotte Bobcats Adam Morrison "thinks something is going down with politics" and that...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Hornets, formerly the Bobcats, inherited in 2014 the records and statistics of the original Hornets. As a result, the present Hornets’ record for wins increased.
Charlotte keeps winning, a predictable night at Oracle Arena and the rest of the action from the NBA on Wednesday. The Charlotte Hornets spent last offseason trying to become a contender. Ditching the Bobcats nickname didn't work, so the team wanted to show things would be different now. Show More Summary
In August, Robert L. Johnson, founder of BET and former owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, sold off three lots from his 1.3 acre Washington property for $1 million, according to the Washington Business Journal. News of the sale, which wasn’t listed publicly, just hit the market. The lots’ new owners are academics Babak and Sharon Bahador, who plan to build […]
Dudley says while playing for the Charlotte Bobcats, Gerald Wallace once had to force the former Gonzaga star to shower. The post Jared Dudley Says Former No. 3 Pick Adam Morrison ‘Never Took Showers’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Michael Jordan has been looking to sell his Chicago-area estate for years, but now the NBA legend and owner of the Charlotte Bobcats is getting serious. The former Bulls star has cut the Highland Park home price in half — to $14.88 million. For the master of aerial magic, Jordan first sought $29 [...]
Why is it so hard to love the Charlotte Bobcats Hornets? General incompetence has a lot to do with it. Like, well, this, as described by the UPoR’s Scott Fowler: This is how messed up the Charlotte Hornets are. Injuries have knocked out two of their starters and forced a third (Al Jefferson) to basically […]
Here’s the Charlotte Observer reporting on the Hornets, who are set to welcome Michael Kidd-Gilchrist back into action any day now: Over this season and last season the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets are 10 games above.500 when small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist plays. They are 14 games below.500 when Kidd-Gilchrist sits out. Coincidence? Hardly. Show More Summary
The Hornets were supposed to be a fun, competitive team this season, but they've failed to be either. By all accounts, Charlotte had a good offseason. It ditched the Bobcats moniker, added Lance Stephenson, adopted a sweet-lookin' color scheme and added a couple of promising first-round picks to a team that was the No. Show More Summary
This chart from the Wall Street Journal shows Cleveland, predictably, getting the biggest bump in Facebook likes this offseason after bringing LeBron home. But Charlotte was the only other team to have their likes increase by more than 10 percent, and that's because the Hornets are great, and the Bobcats suck. Read more...
And with a name change, Charlotte’s current NBA franchise is generating a lot more buzz (sorry) than it ever did when called the Bobcats. For that excitement to continue, the current Hornets will have to perform like the Hornets of old rather than the Bobcats — that is to say, put a consistently competitive product […]
All I'm saying is there's no way you ever would have seen Cam Newton in orange and gray Bobcats cleats. I like those. I like those a lot. I hadn't considered how the Hornets are back to matching the Panthers (kinda) color-scheme-wise, but there you go. Down with feline solidarity, up with color solidarity.
Charlotte's team name is once again the Hornets. Tuxedos for everybody! It's the Charlotte Hornets' debut and there's a -- WAIT FOR IT -- buzz around Charlotte, because a) nostalgia and b) "Bobcats" was never a fun name for anybody.Show More Summary
When the Charlotte Bobcats cut ties with Tyrus Thomas two summers ago, his life went into a tailspin. Thomas divorced his wife, and survived a major health scare. The fourth […] The post Tyrus Thomas Looking for a Way Back into the NBA appeared first on SLAMonline.
The "Wolves" part is because Charlotte's VP of Communications used to work for Minnesota. The part after that is a habit we're all still trying to break: Think this is my spot. Thanks for the hospitality @sixers PR. pic.twitter.com/HGN5WxrWVP — Mike Cristaldi (@mcristaldi) October 8, 2014
Here’s the Charlotte Observer reporting on the Hornets. And yeah, that’s “Hornets.” The Bobcats are gone. They are the Hornets now. You knew that already, but preseason is approaching so it’s worth repeating. Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford made a bold statement Monday about shooting guard Gary Neal’s value. “Our offense, once he got here, was totally [...]
The Sacramento Kings today signed free agent Ryan Hollins, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. A 7-foot center, Hollins was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the second round (50th overall) of the 2006 NBA Draft. He has accrued career averages of 3.8 points (.576 FG%,.657 FT%) and 2.2 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per [...]
The greatest friendship since Rick Blaine and Capt. Renault is on the rocks. So says Charles Barkley. In a Yahoo interview, Charles Barkley divulges that critical comments he’s made about the former Charlotte Bobcats as a TNT analyst have rankled MJ, that team’s owner. “I think that Michael was upset by some of the things […]
His failures in management/ownership have been well documented, but of late, Michael Jordan has been doing things the right way. The roster is young and talented, and he didn’t overspend on Lance Stephenson. The change from Bobcats to Hornets (along with the original colors) is a major boost as well. MJ is in heavy pursuit […]